Though the accused may have a surety for bail, a domestic assault charge can result in unique issues at bail hearings. First of all, the accused is more likely to find that the Crown is opposed to release of the accused from custody. It is much more common to find Crown Attorneys denying consent releases...Read More
Often, officers will take the view that a person is releasable in theory, but they want more stringent conditions than would be imposed by an undertaking. They will have the person held for a Show Cause Hearing or, what is commonly called, a Bail Hearing. Under the criminal code, the police have to get a...Read More
Boris Bytensky LL.B.
Sonya Shikhman LL.B.
Brittany Smith J.D