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Donna V. Pledge, Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Barrister & Solicitor B.A. LL.B.

Z.W.C.- Client was charged with Impaired Driving, Driving with Over 80mgs of alcohol in 100mls of blood and Refuse to Provide a Breath Sample. Several charter applications were filed and as a result the crown withdrew the Driving with Over 80mgs of alcohol in 100mls of blood and Refuse to Provide Breath Sample charges. The Impaired Driving charge proceeded to trial, wherein the charge was dismissed after the Judge was convinced that there was a reasonable doubt as to whether or not my client was Impaired.

W.Y.W.- My client was charged with Driving with Over 80mgs of alcohol in 100mls of blood. On the day of trial the crown requested an adjournment on the basis that one of their police witnesses was not available. The adjournment application was opposed. The Judge denied the adjournment and as a result the crown withdrew the charge.

Z.P.L.- Client was charged with Possession of Instruments Used in the Making of Fraudulent Credit Cards and Fraudulent use of Credit Card Data. The matter proceeded to trial, and after successful cross examination of the police witnesses the charges were dismissed.

.A.B.- Client was charged with Assault. The matter proceeded to trial, wherein the charge was dismissed after successful cross examination of the complainant.

A.B.- Client was charged with Assault. The matter proceeded to trial, wherein the charge was dismissed after successful cross examination of the complainant.

S.A.- Client was charged with Driving with Over 80mgs of alcohol in 100mls of blood. An unreasonable search and seizure application was filed on the basis that the demand that the officer read the client was unlawful, and as a result the crown withdrew the charge in advance of the trial.

Z.Z.- My client was charged with two counts of assault and one count of Assault with a weapon. The matter proceeded to trial. All charges were dismissed after trial because the complainant was determined to be incredible after cross examination of her.

P.M.- Client was charged with Refusing to Provide a Breath Sample. The crown was convinced that their chances of winning were very low and as a result the charge was withdrawn.

A.L.- Client was charged with sexual assault. The matter was withdrawn on the day of trial because the crown was convinced that the complainant’s testimony did not make any sense.

M.D.- Client was charged with Driving with Over 80mgs of alcohol in 100mls of blood. The matter went to trial. Successfully argued that the Officer read the right to counsel warning incorrectly and as such the Judge found that the client’s charter right to counsel was breached and the charge was dismissed.

Donna V. Pledge, Toronto Criminal Lawyer