Possession

Is possessing marijuana still illegal in Canada?

Yes it is and a conviction can prevent you from travel to the United States in addition to a fine and a Criminal Record.

I did have marijuana. Is there any way to avoid a conviction?

Yes there is. Speak to Mike about the Extra-Judicial Sanctions program and how this can prevent a conviction.

Is it serious if I was selling marijuana?

Yes. In Alberta, the courts will almost certainly give you a jail sentence.

The Police had a warrant to search my place. Can they do that?

Before a warrant is granted by a Judge, the police must show certain things. Upon reviewing your case, Mike will be able to tell you if the search was legal. If it wasn’t, that evidence can’t be used against you.

What is the penalty for selling drugs?

A conviction for Trafficking or for Possession for the Purpose Of many hard drugs will result in a sentence of three years or more. Know your options before you go to court. Mike can help.

Importing

Can a person be convicted of importing drugs even if they didn’t personally bring the drugs into Canada?

A person may be convicted of importing drugs even in the absence of evidence that he or she personally carried the drugs or was present at the point of entry.

Trafficking

Is it serious if I was selling marijuana?

Yes. In Alberta, the courts will almost certainly give you a jail sentence.

The Police had a warrant to search my place. Can they do that?

Before a warrant is granted by a Judge, the police must show certain things. Upon reviewing your case, Mike will be able to tell you if the search was legal. If it wasn’t, that evidence can’t be used against you.

What is the penalty for selling drugs?

A conviction for Trafficking or for Possession for the Purpose Of many hard drugs will result in a sentence of three years or more. Know your options before you go to court. Mike can help.