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R. vs. R.C. – Surrey Provincial Court

Charge: Criminal Harassment; Breach of a recognizance.

Issue: Whether it was appropriate to resolve this domestic harassment by ending the criminal prosecution.

Result: Mr. Gauthier was able to persuade Crown counsel to stay the criminal charges upon. our client entering into a Peace Bond for a period of 12 months. No criminal record.

R. vs. E.D. – North Vancouver Provincial Court

Charges: Assault (domestic).

Issue: Given the information we were able to provide to Crown counsel, whether it was appropriate to continue with the criminal prosecution.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to enter a stay of proceedings upon our client being placed on a peace bond. No criminal record.

R. vs. S.S. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Criminal harassment.

Issue: Given the circumstances of the offence, and rehabilitative steps we were able to guide our client through, whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the criminal charge.

Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown to stay the criminal charge upon our client entering into a s. 810 Peace Bond. No criminal record.

R. vs. T.L. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charges: Indecent Act; Mischief (reduced to Peace Bond).

Issue: Whether the Crown could prove that our client intended to commit a criminal offence.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to enter a stay of proceedings on the the criminal charges upon our client entering into a Peace Bond. No criminal record.

R. vs. J.L. – Surrey Provincial Court

Charge: Assault (domestic).

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

Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown counsel to enter a stay of proceedings on the assault charge upon you entering into a s. 810 peace bond. No criminal record.

R. vs. D.P. – Vancouver provincial Court

Charge: Uttering a Threat (reduced to Peace Bond).

Issues: Whether the words uttered were clearly a threat or not.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel that the words were vague. Crown agreed to end the criminal prosecution upon our client entering into a Peace Bond with a “no contact” condition. No criminal record.

R. vs. D.R. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Assault (domestic).

Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the prosecution.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to enter a stay of proceedings on the assault charge. Our client entered into a 12 month Peace Bond. No criminal record.

R. vs. D.M. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Assault.

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

Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown counsel to stay the assault charge and to make a joint submission for a Peace Bond. No criminal record.

R. vs. S.A. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Assault Causing Bodily Harm (Reduced to Peace Bond).

Issue: After directing our client through a course of self rehabilitation, whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the criminal prosecution.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to stay the criminal charge upon our client being placed on a peace bond. No criminal record.

R. vs. K.A. – Surrey Provincial Court

Charges: Assault; Breach of Release Order.

Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the criminal charges.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to proceed by way of a Peace Bond and to enter a stay of proceedings on the criminal charges. No criminal record.

R. vs. L.W. – North Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Criminal Harassment (reduced to Peace Bond).

Issue: Whether it was in the public interest for Crown to prosecute our client on the criminal harassment charge;

Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown to stay the criminal charge upon our client entering into a s. 810 Peace Bond for 12 months. No criminal record.

R. vs. C.F. – Port Coquitlam Provincial Court

Charge: Assault (reduced to s. 810 Peace Bond).

Issue: Given the rehabilitative steps we were able to guide our client through, whether it was appropriate for Crown to proceed.

Result: Mr. Mines was first able to persuade Crown to proceed on a Peace Bond application rather than the criminal assault charge. He was then able to persuade Crown to withdraw its Peace Bond application. No criminal record.