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Criminal Defence Law Blog in Abbotsford

Richard D. Ballantyne, Criminal Defence Lawyer, has provided a collection of helpful blog posts on various criminal defence topics. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

  • 31/03/2017
    Impaired Driving Charges in British Columbia

    If you have an impaired driving charge in BC, it’s important to understand the charges and what’s involved if you are convicted. You may also wonder how common impaired driving charges are and what the risk of impaired driving collisions are in BC. In order to reduce the risk of impaired driving, police enforcement occurs year-round, with Counter Attack road checks during the highest risk periods for drinking and driving, in July and the December holiday season.

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    What to Do if You’ve Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

    If you’ve been falsely accused of domestic violence or spousal assault, you may be experiencing any number of reactions. Shock, anger and fear are all perfectly reasonable responses to wrongful allegations of this nature. However, it’s dangerous to let emotion cloud your judgement. This is a serious situation that requires you to remain prudent and calm. Here are some general guidelines for those who’ve been accused.

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