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Archives for: November 16th, 2022

Sexual Offence Charges

Written by Nicholas Preovolos on November 16, 2022

Sexual offences are among the most serious crimes that the British Columbia justice system deals with on a daily basis. For a person accused of sexual assault or a similar offence, the consequences of a formal accusation alone can be devastating, to say nothing of a possible conviction. That is why it is important to […]

Halloween & Juvenile Crimes

Written by Nicholas Preovolos on October 18, 2022

With Halloween fast approaching, decorations are starting to pop up all around the region. As festive as it is, Halloween can also be a stressful time for parents—especially for those who have teenagers. It is not unheard of for young people to get themselves into trouble during Halloween. In this article, our New Westminster juvenile […]

What Is Criminal Negligence and How is One Convicted?

Written by Nicholas Preovolos on September 2, 2022
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Broadly defined, negligence is the failure to take due care. It is most often an issue in civil legal matters. For example, a grocery store that fails to clean up a spill in a timely manner could be deemed negligent and held liable for a resulting slip and fall accident.  In some circumstances, negligence can […]

Fraud Detection and Prevention

Written by Nicholas Preovolos on August 17, 2022

According to data cited by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, the total annual cost of fraud in Canada is nearly $100 million. It takes many different forms—from health fraud to investment fraud to insurance fraud to employee embezzlements. Businesses, organizations, and authorities are putting more resources into detecting and preventing fraud. In this blog […]

Criminal Law: Know Your Rights in Canada

Written by Nicholas Preovolos on July 18, 2022

If you were arrested on criminal charges, you are far from alone. According to data from Statistics Canada, there are more than two million arrests reported across the country each year. There are few things more stressful or intimidating than being arrested and charged with a serious criminal offence. It is crucial that you know […]