Criminal Offences

Below is a list of some of the more common criminal and drug offences. By clicking on the links you will be forwarded to a page providing additional information regarding the type of offence, sentencing and potential defences.

Homicide - Including 1st and 2nd Degree Murder, Manslaughter and Criminal Negligence Causing Death

Assaults - Including Domestic Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Aggravated Assault, and Assault Causing Bodily Harm

Sexual Offences - Including Sexual Assault, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference, and Invitation to Sexual Touching

Break and Enter - Including Break and Enter into a Dwelling House, Break and Enter into a Non-Dwelling House, and Unlawful Entry

Robbery - Including Robbery with a Firearm

Impaired Driving - Including Impaired Driving, Over 80, and Refusal to Provide a Breath Sample

Theft - Including Theft Over $5,000, Theft Under $5,000, Breach of Trust Thefts, and Shoplifting.

Fraud - Including Fraud Over $5,000, Fraud Under $5,000, Breach of Trust Offences, Uttering a Forged Document, and Unlawful Use of Credit Card

Driving Offences - Including Dangerous Driving, Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm or Death, Driving While Prohibited, Driving without Valid Insurance

Firearms Offences - Including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm With or Without Ammunition, Pointing a Firearm, Use of a Firearm During the commission of an Offence, Improper Storage of a Firearm, and Improper Transfer of a Firearm.

Youth Matters - Including Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Offences

This is merely a listing of some of the more common offences. If you have been charged with any offence whether or not it is listed here please contact my office at 905-338-0756 or by email at


  DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended as legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should seek legal advice from a lawyer.


Copyright 2009 Brendan Neil

Providing Criminal representation in south central Ontario including; Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Brampton, Mississauga, Hamilton, Toronto, Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and surrounding areas for all Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Offences

Brendan Neil, Criminal Trial Lawyer

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