teenage mistakes that could ruin adult careers

If you made mistakes as a teenager that could potentially hurt your career as an adult, learn from my family's experience on how to help with that situation.

Probation Gives You Some Freedom While Serving A Sentence

24 August 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you are charged with a crime, there are several things that can happen. One is that the charges can be dropped. One is that you can plead guilty. Another is that you can go to trial and get the verdict that way. If you plead or are found guilty, you may end up in jail or even prison. However, there is an alternative sentence that you may get. That is to be out on probation. Read More …

Beyond The Home: What To Look For In A Neighborhood When Buying A Home

14 August 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

People tend to do extensive research before buying electronics, yet they overlook important aspects of purchasing a home. When buying a home, you need to look beyond the house. You need to thoroughly assess the neighborhood that you will be living and raising a family in. Here are some important aspects about the neighborhood you need to check out. Schools If you don't have children yet, you might not even think about the schools in your area. Read More …

The Dos & Don’ts Of Getting Out Of A Speeding Ticket

6 August 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

Sometimes you'll find yourself speeding down the road without even realizing it. Maybe you have an emergency situation so you decide 10 miles per hour over the limit isn't a big deal. Unfortunately, the police don't care whether you didn't notice how fast you were going, or if you have something important going on. However, there are things you can do to lower your chances of receiving a speeding ticket. There are also things you do to practically guarantee a ticket. Read More …

Benzodiazepine Misuse: What You Need To Know About Canadian Law

9 July 2015
 Categories: , Articles

Some experts say that benzodiazepines are the most common prescription drugs in the world. In 1999 alone, global sales of benzodiazepines exceeded $21 billion, and many Canadian doctors prescribe these drugs. Unfortunately, misuse of benzodiazepines can lead to serious consequences, so the Canadian government enforces strict laws about the possession and use of these common medications. Learn more about the problems that benzodiazepines can cause, and find out how these prescription drugs can land you in trouble with the law. Read More …

Dealing With Drug-Related Charges: Submitting An Application For Drug Treatment Courts

6 July 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

Drug offences in Canada have been increasing since 1993, with police-reported drug offences reaching 305 incidents per 100,000 people in 2007. If you are being charged with a drug offence and have an addiction problem, you could avoid custodial sentences by getting your case sent to the drug treatment courts. You will have to enter a guilty plea and enroll in a government-overseen program for the drug addiction. Speak with your drug offence lawyer to get a better idea of what to expect. Read More …

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teenage mistakes that could ruin adult careers

My son has had the goal of becoming an attorney since he was about 14 years old. Unfortunately, he made a very poor decision with a group of friends when he was 16 that put his future plans in jeopardy. When my son told me what had happened and we received the citation, I knew that we had to hire an attorney to help him through this. I could not see how a small incident such as this should hurt his chances for success when he is an adult. Thankfully, things worked out for us, but it was a long journey which you can follow on our blog.