Charges Defended in Calgary and Alberta Courts

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A criminal lawyer with the right knowledge and experience defending criminal charges is your best asset. Joel Chevrefils Criminal Defence Lawyer is skilled at defending charges such as impaired driving, drug charges, assault charges, robbery, & fraud. His proficiency in criminal law matters give you the peace of mind to know your criminal case will be handled with care and professionalism at every level.

Experience with criminal charges in Alberta such as:

Impaired Driving/DUI

Act of operating or having care or control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs READ MORE

Dangerous Driving

Operating a motor vehicle in a manner that is dangerous to the public

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Drug Possession

Possession of substance except as authorized under the regulations, no person shall possess a substance included in Schedule I, II or III.

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Drug Trafficking

No person shall traffic in a substance included in Schedule I, II, III or IV or in any substance represented or held out by that person to be such a substance.

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Money Laundering

The process of transforming the proceeds of crime into ostensibly legitimate money or other assets  READ MORE

Assault

A person commits an assault when without the consent of another person, he applies force intentionally to that other person, directly or indirectly;

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Murder & Manslaughter

Murder is the killing of another person without justification or valid excuse, and it is especially the unlawful killing of another person with malice aforethought

Manslaughter is a legal term for the killing of a human being, in a manner considered by law as less culpable than murder.

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Domestic Assault

A person commits an assault when without the consent of another person, he applies force intentionally to that other person, directly or indirectly…

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Harassment

No person shall, without lawful authority and knowing that another person is harassed or recklessly causes that other person reasonably, in all the circumstances, to fear for their safety or the safety of anyone known to them.

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Resisting Arrest/Assaulting Officer

Every one who resists or wilfully obstructs a public officer or peace officer in the execution of his duty or any person lawfully acting in aid of such an officer.

Every one commits an offence who assaults a public officer or peace officer engaged in the execution of his duty or a person acting in aid of such an officer

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Sexual Assault

A sexual assault is an assault in which the complainant’s sexual integrity is violated

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Break & Enter

Every one who breaks and enters a place with intent to commit an indictable offence therein

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Robbery

Every one commits robbery who steals, and for the purpose of extorting whatever is stolen or to prevent or overcome resistance to the stealing, uses violence or threats of violence to a person or property

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Kidnapping & Unlawful Confinement

Every person commits an offence who kidnaps a person with intent to cause the person to be confined or imprisoned against the person’s will

Forcible confinement is every one who without lawful authority, confines, imprisons or forcibly seizes another person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years; or

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Fraud

Every one who, by deceit, falsehood or other fraudulent means, whether or not it is a false pretence within the meaning of this Act, defrauds the public or any person, whether ascertained or not, of any property, money or valuable security or any service

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Mischief

Every one commits mischief who wilfully destroys or damages or property renders property dangerous, useless, inoperative or ineffective;

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Theft/Shoplifting

Every one commits theft who fraudulently and without colour of right takes, or fraudulently and without colour of right converts to his use or to the use of another person.

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Failure to Stop or Remain at Scene of Accident

Every person commits an offence who has the care, charge or control of a vehicle, vessel or aircraft that is involved in an accident with another person, a vehicle, vessel or aircraft, or in the case of a vehicle, cattle in the charge of another person

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Uttering Threats

Every one commits an offence who, in any manner, knowingly utters, conveys or causes any person to receive a threat to cause death or bodily harm to any person.

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Youth Charges

Joel deals with all matters dealt with under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA)

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