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Victories Involving Various Criminal Cases

Whether you need a criminal lawyer in Brampton, a criminal lawyer in Mississauga or a criminal lawyer anywhere in the GTA, Batish Law will always start by trying to get your charges withdrawn. Our top criminal lawyers will analyze the Crown’s case against you and try to discover weaknesses or mistakes that run contrary to the principles of justice. Batish Law’s great criminal defense lawyers have successfully argued cases for clients across the GTA, and this includes an exceptional track record in places like Brampton, Mississauga, Peel Region, Toronto, Milton, Orangeville, Newmarket and many other jurisdictions.

Successes In Criminal Cases

DOMESTIC ASSAULT CASES

R. v. M.C.

Facts: A Batish Law client was charged with assault after becoming involved in an argument with his wife in their Brampton, Ontario house. The wife suffered minor injuries to her arms and upper body that were consistent with her account of the altercation.

RESULT: The Batish Law client notified our lawyer of the charges. After thoroughly discussing the case with the client, one of our best criminal lawyers successfully argued that there were mitigating circumstances – including emotional distress and PTSD incurred through the client’s employment. As a result, we were able to secure counselling and an absolute discharge. The client was eventually able to reconcile with his wife and his employment was not impacted as a result of him having no criminal conviction.

R. v. N.B.

Facts: A Batish Law client was arrested at a local bar after becoming involved in a fight with his girlfriend. He was charged with aggravated assault. There was conflicting evidence in terms of the number of people involved with the incident as well as circumstantial evidence that our client was actually involved. .

RESULT: The trial at the Toronto courthouse ended in an acquittal thanks to the professional work of our best Brampton criminal defense lawyer. The girlfriend was found to have lied about the circumstances of the altercation and our client was free to resume his life.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

R. vs. B.B.

Facts:A Batish Law client was charged with aggravated assault after a man was injured severely with a broken bottle at a neighborhood get-together in Brampton. The victim suffered serious lacerations to his face and required extensive reconstructive surgery.

RESULT: Our top Brampton criminal defense lawyer was able to obtain cell-phone video footage of the altercation which clearly showed that our client was being attacked by several other people at the party. As a result, we were able to successfully prove that our client was acting in self-defense and feared for his life during the time the victim received his injuries. The trial resulted in a not-guilty verdict and our client was free-to-go.

UTTERING THREAT CASES

CASE:A Batish Law client living in Mississauga was charged with uttering threats after threatening the lives of several guests at his home. He also threatened his neighbor’s life during the incident.

RESULT: Our best Mississauga criminal defense lawyer demonstrated that the client had been repeatedly tormented by several of the victims prior to the day in question. It was also proven that our client suffered from diagnosed mental health issues prior to the charges being laid. Our hard work and diligence convinced the Crown to drop the charges and our client moved on with his life and sought treatment for emotional and anger issues. This meant that a criminal record was avoided as well as the cost of a trial.

R. v. L.L.

CASE: A Batish Law client threatened to harm several people in a local Brampton restaurant after several hours of drinking and taking drugs. She was charged with uttering threats.

RESULT: Our top Brampton criminal defense lawyer was able to collect statements from numerous witnesses that demonstrated our client was suffering from an emotional breakdown at the time of the incident. The Crown eventually agreed to withdraw the charges provided our client sought addictions treatment and counselling from a reputable provider in the GTA. Our client avoided both a criminal conviction and a trial.

YOUTH OFFENCES

R. vs. M.S.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was charged with possession of a controlled substance after being found in possession of methamphetamine in a Toronto schoolyard.

RESULT: The charges were withdrawn after our highest-rated Toronto defense lawyer was able to successfully argue that our client was the victim of unreasonable search and seizure according to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

R.vs. A.W.

FACTS: A Batish Law client was charged with robbery after taking numerous items from the garage of a Brampton home. The home had a video surveillance camera which clearly showed the client taking the items.

RESULT: Our top Brampton criminal defense lawyer was able to work with the client to recover the stolen goods and have most of them returned to the victim. The Crown ultimately dropped the charges and the client was subjected to a peace bond but received no criminal conviction.

R. vs. E.S.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was charged with assaulting another underage victim and robbing him of his wallet and cell phone in Peel Region. The victim was knocked down during the robbery and suffered head injuries.

RESULT:Our best criminal defense lawyer was able to successfully reduce the charges and secure a conditional discharge that resulted in no jail time and a clean record following court-prescribed counselling.

R. vs. N.C.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was charged under the Young Offenders Act with fraud and theft under $5000 after taking online payments fraudulently from an elderly neighbor. The neighbor’s daughter reported the fraud after discovering several thousand dollars missing from her mother’s account.

RESULT: A Batish Law criminal lawyer in Brampton was able to negotiate a settlement with the neighbor whereby restitution was made. The Crown agreed to drop charges in return for the youth engaging in community service and expressing remorse for his actions. The client was able to return to school and graduated high school on-schedule with minimal interruption to his life. He now attends a local university.

R. v. E.F.

FACTS:A youth offender was charged with assault after engaging in a fight with another youth at a local Brampton shopping mall. The victim received minor injuries to his head and face. The Batish Law client had already been placed on probation for an earlier offense.

RESULT:Our top Brampton criminal lawyer was able to win at trial by showing that the Crown was unable to prove our client was the one responsible for inflicting the injuries on the victim (the victim had actually been involved in another fight earlier that day). Our client was found not-guilty.

IMPAIRED AND DRIVING WITH OVER 80 MG BAC

R. v. N.G.

CASE:A Batish Law client was found walking up an off-ramp on Highway 400 by police. His vehicle was located parked on the side of the highway a short distance away. Police tested his breath sample and found he was over the legal limit and arrested him for impaired driving. He was held pending bail at a Brampton jail.

RESULT:Our top Brampton criminal lawyer was able to argue that police had no proof the client was driving the car and convinced the Crown to drop all charges. His driving record remained clean and he was able to avoid the impaired conviction as well as the installation of an ignition interlock device.

R. v. J.B.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was pulled over in Mississauga after police noticed her driving erratically. She underwent a field sobriety test and failed. She was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. She was of Chinese descent and did not speak any English.

RESULT: A Batish Law Mississauga criminal lawyer was able to successfully argue at trial that the police failed to property notify our client of her rights prior to administering the sobriety test and arresting her. This evidence was thrown out of court. Our client was found not guilty and was able to keep her job as a child and youth worker.

CARE & CONTROL OF MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE IMPAIRED

R. v. M.G.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was in his car on the 401 with three friends when it suffered a flat tire. He began changing the tire of the car (which belonged to him). Police arrived and charged him with care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired. Our client’s position was that his friend was driving the car and not him – he only changed the tire because he owned the car.

RESULT: Our top Brampton criminal lawyer was able to argue that police had no proof the client was driving the car and convinced the Crown to drop all charges. His driving record remained clean and he was able to avoid the impaired conviction as well as the installation of an ignition interlock device.

R. v. L.S.

CASE: A Batish Law client was found sleeping in the driver’s seat of his car with an open container of alcohol. The car was parked in a parking lot. He was charged with having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle and care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired.

RESULT: A Batish Law Mississauga criminal lawyer was able to introduce evidence that the client was not in possession of the car keys. The keys were in the possession of a friend who was inside the store at the time. As a result, all criminal charges were dropped, and the client paid a small fine for having open liquor in a vehicle.

REFUSE BREATH SAMPLE

R. v. S.M.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was charged with refusing to provide a breath sample after being pulled over while driving on Major Mackenzie Drive. The police impounded his car and held him overnight. The client was scheduled to enter a plea before the judge in two months’ time.

RESULT: A top Brampton criminal lawyer from Batish Law was able to prove that the police failed to notify our client of his rights before arresting him. Our client had a dashcam with audio installed in his car and by submitting this as evidence we were able to demonstrate that the police did not fulfil their obligations under the law. As a result of the video/audio evidence, our client was able to have his charges dropped.

R. v. J.S.

FACTS: A Batish Law client was pulled over by police while leaving a Brampton night club. The police requested a breath sample and tried several times to register a result with no success. Instead of recognizing a problem with the testing procedure, the police charged our client with impaired driving and refusing to provide a breath sample.

RESULT: Our best Brampton criminal lawyer was able to demonstrate at trial that the police failed to administer the breath test properly. As a result, the failure to provide a sample and impaired driving evidence was considered inconclusive and our client was found not-guilty of both charges. He was able to avoid a criminal record and a license suspension.

DRIVING OFFENCES – DANGEROUS DRIVING AND STUNT DRIVING

R. v. K.C.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was charged with street racing in Brampton while driving his motorcycle. His bike was impounded, and he received a driving suspension. Additionally, if convicted of street racing the client would have faced a significant fine of up to $10,000 dollars.

RESULT: A Brampton criminal lawyer was able to provide numerous statements from the community testifying about the good character of our client. This included several statements from local community organizations where the client volunteered. After considering the client’s positive reputation and good behavior, the Crown agreed to drop the charges and the client was able to enter a guilty plea to driving at a much lower speed. This helped him avoid a criminal record and a license suspension.

THEFT OVER $5000

R. v. T.T.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was stopped while driving a large van that was later found to contain more that $500,000 worth of stolen industrial supplies. He was hired online to complete the shipment and police charged him with possession of stolen property over $5000.

RESULT: Our top Toronto criminal defense lawyer was able to prove that our client had no knowledge of the contents of the van he was driving. He had simply taken the job as a driver to make some extra money. Due to the fact that he had no knowledge of the stolen property, the Crown agreed to drop the charges in return for help identifying the people who hired him.

ROBBERY

R. v. S.L.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was charged with robbing a Brampton gas station along with 2 other men. If convicted, this would have been the client’s 2nd criminal conviction and he could potentially have faced significant jail time.

RESULT: Our best Brampton criminal lawyer was successfully able to demonstrate that our client had no prior knowledge that the robbery was going to take place when he entered the store. He later feared for his own safety and did not actively participate in the crime. Based on this evidence, charges were dropped against our client in return for his testimony at trial.

DRUG OFFENCES`

R. v. J.B.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was arrested after being videotaped purchasing cocaine from a Brampton drug dealer. After the arrest, the police found no drugs on our client, but he still faced significant jail time due to the fact that he had two previous convictions for drug dealing.

RESULT: After providing evidence that showed our client was not in possession of drugs during the arrest, and that the video surveillance evidence was inconclusive, a top criminal defense lawyer from Batish Law was able to secure a not-guilty verdict in this case.

R. v. M.B.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was at home when police raided the apartment that he shared with 2 other friends. The police discovered nearly $100,000 dollars’ worth of marijuana and cocaine in the apartment and charged our client with possession for the purposes of trafficking.

RESULT: A top Mississauga criminal defense lawyer from Batish Law was able to prove that our client was simply living in the apartment and not actively participating in the drug scheme. The judge accepted the fact that our client was forced to remain in the apartment due to financial reasons as well as the fact that he had a history of mental illness that made finding a job and moving out more difficult. The charges were ultimately dropped before trial.

R. v. P.L.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was arrested for possessing cocaine while attending a local party in Mississauga. He was released on his own recognizance and a trial was eventually held in Peel Region court.

RESULT: During the investigation, there were serious flaws discovered in the chain of evidence command and the police failed to properly record the seized drugs according to proper procedures. As a result of these missteps, the evidence was declared inadmissible, and our client received a complete discharge thanks to the hard work of one of our best criminal defense lawyer.

BAIL GRANTED

R. v. J.W.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was arrested for assault with a weapon and faced significant jail time if convicted. The Crown argued that bail should be denied. The client worked full-time at a local manufacturer and incarceration would have meant his job would be lost.

RESULT: A top criminal defense lawyer from Batish Law successfully argued that because our client had no previous convictions, supported his family, and was already behind on his rent payments, bail should not be denied in this case. The judge ruled in our favor and the client was granted bail to await trial.

R. v. A.L.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was arrested for possession of drugs for the purposes of trafficking. The Crown argued that bail should be denied because the client had previous convictions for drug dealing, assault and illegal possession of a firearm.

RESULT:A top criminal defense lawyer in Brampton from Batish Law was able to secure bail for this client by providing evidence of community work and service and because the client was responsible for caring for his elderly father. Bail was eventually granted.

R. v. H.L.

FACTS:A man was denied bail following his arrest for domestic assault. He eventually contacted Batish Law and a top criminal defense lawyer was able to secure bail and this allowed the client to return to work to await trial.

R. v. N.G.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was found walking up an off-ramp on Highway 400 by police. His vehicle was located parked on the side of the highway a short distance away. Police tested his breath sample and found he was over the legal limit and arrested him for impaired driving. He was held pending bail at a Brampton jail.

RESULT:Our top Brampton criminal lawyer was able to argue that police had no proof the client was driving the car and convinced the Crown to drop all charges. His driving record remained clean and he was able to avoid the impaired conviction as well as the installation of an ignition interlock device.

R. v. J.B.

FACTS:A Batish Law client was pulled over in Mississauga after police noticed her driving erratically. She underwent a field sobriety test and failed. She was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. She was of Chinese descent and did not speak any English.

RESULT:A Batish Law Mississauga criminal lawyer was able to successfully argue at trial that the police failed to property notify our client of her rights prior to administering the sobriety test and arresting her. This evidence was thrown out of court. Our client was found not guilty and was able to keep her job as a child and youth worker.

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