R. vs. W.J.M. – Port Coquitlam Provincial Court

Charge: Assault.

Issue: Given the rehabilitative steps we were able to guide our client through, whether there was a public interest in proceeding with a criminal prosecution.

Result: Upon presenting Crown counsel with a psychological report regarding our client’s low risk to commit a similar act, Mr. Gauthier was able to persuade Crown to not approve any criminal charges whatsoever. No prosecution. No criminal record.