Weapons charges - Calgary Criminal Defence Lawyer
Having a weapons offence lawyer in Calgary represent you against weapons charges has a direct impact on obtaining positive results in your case. Paul Gracia has successfully represented clients facing all types of weapons offenses, from minor possession to more serious charges of using a weapon during the commission of another crime. Weapons offences are defined by the Criminal Code of Canada. A weapon is defined as any object or item which may be used in such a manner for intimidation or to threaten harm, injury and/or death of another person or physically inflict injury or cause the death of another person. A weapon is not limited to prohibited and restricted weapons either. Mr. When formally charging a person with a weapons offence, the Crown has to determine whether the weapon is one defined specifically in the Criminal Code as a restricted or prohibited weapon or might be considered a potential weapon depending upon how it was used in regards to the offence.