Tuesday , Nov 08,2016
Doda is becoming the gateway drug to harder narcotics like heroin and cocaine...

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Saturday , Jul 23,2016
Sexual Assault Cases and Partial Internet Ban issues...

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Tuesday , May 03,2016
Immigration Issues in Canada...

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Monday , May 02,2016
Reasons to Hire Avtar Bhangal Criminal Lawyer...

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Monday , May 02,2016
Doda and Heroin is becoming a major problem in Mississauga and Brampton. Possession of these drugs are leading to many Criminal Charges and at times significant jail sentences....

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Monday , May 02,2016
Seminar being organized by Avtar Bhangal...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Case: Our Client, who resides in Mississauga, was charged with having assaulted his wife. There were serious injuries on her neck and arms, consistent with having been assaulted...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Avtar Bhangal is a Mississauga Criminal Lawyer with over 22 years of Experience.....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Stoned driving on the rise, but is it as risky as drinking and driving? As more states legalize marijuana for medical or recreational use, concern is rising about the risk of people getting behind the wheel while high. The latest highway safety statistics confirm the number of drivers testing positive for pot has increased dramatically — but driving under the influence of alcohol remains a far more deadly threat....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Police warn of fraud targeting South Asian community By Pam Douglas BRAMPTON – Peel police are warning of an “extortion scam” targeting mainly new Canadians from the South Asian community....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Recent changes to the Criminal Code of Canada gives the police a further tool to fight anyone who posts intimate pictures of others without their consent. Section 162.1 changes how cyber bullying can be dealt with. It creates a new offence to publish, distribute, transmit videos or photos of a person in an intimate setting without that person’s consent....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Top Canada court says money laundering law cannot target lawyers BY MIKE DE SOUZA Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:53pm IST (Reuters) – Canada’s top court has struck down provisions of the country’s anti-money laundering and terrorist financing law that target lawyers, on the grounds that it could breach a lawyer’s duty to the client....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
PEEL POLICE CLARIFY EARLIER STATEMENTS BY POLICE OF WHETHER FEMALE LAWYER ARRESTED AT THE COURT HOUSE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITH HER COURT ATTIRE...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Toronto students win court challenge over prom breathalyzer test In a precedent-setting decision, the Superior Court rules that Northern’s pre-dance breath testing violates constitutional rights....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
10 tips for starting your own firm Written by Heather Gardiner Posted Date: August 27, 201 Illustration: Matt Daley Having a law degree and being called to the bar no longer guarantees a job in a law firm. According to the results of this year’s Canadian Lawyer Compensation Survey, only 45 per cent of law firm respondents plan to hire more lawyers next year...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
A powdered form of alcohol called Palcohol is now approved for sale in the United States, but how safe is this product? Some health experts say they are concerned that powered alcohol could be abused by minors, or could be more easily more easily hidden and consumed in places where people are not allowed to have alcohol. But others argue that there is no reason the drug would be more hazardous than liquid alcohol....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
By Pam Douglas – January 2015 BRAMPTON— Looking to protect yourself from being a victim of crime? There’s a new app for that. Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Services has introduced a new trivia game, available through a free app downloadable to iPad....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
In a brief, powerful opening paragraph, the court explained why it was creating a new constitutional right to autonomy over one’s death in some circumstances: Those who are severely and irremediably suffering, whether physically or psychologically, ...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Home/…/Police Reports & Record Checks/Records Checks/Removal of Fingerprints **NON-CONVICTIONS ONLY ** Please send a letter requesting to destroy your fingerprints and photo, and provide the following information:...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Pot brownies, human smuggling, mandatory minimums: Supreme Court faces full agenda Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
WHAT RIGHTS DO I HAVE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER AN ARREST? The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms specifically addresses the rights of individuals who have been detained by police or charged with a crime. If the police detain or arrest you, then you have a right to be told the reason why. The charter also states that everyone “has a right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.”...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
How does an ignition interlock device work? Before starting the vehicle, a driver must blow into the device. If the driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is above the pre-set limit, the vehicle will not start....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
By: Daniel Otis News Reporter, Published on Fri Oct 10 2014 Ontario’s police watchdog has ruled there are no reasonable grounds to charge a Peel Regional Police officer with a criminal offence in the March 28 shooting death of gunman Charnjit Singh Bassi, 45, at a courthouse in Brampton....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
By Nouman Khalil BRAMPTON – As Brampton’s newly elected council prepared for the first official council session of the new 2014-18 term, City Hall was surrounded by tow trucks protesting against new legislation designed to reduce auto insurance....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
This is the second part of a two-part series discussing the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R v Buzizi. Part II will address the application of the test for air of reality and the role of the trial judge in applying the test for air of reality. Part I addressed the analysis of both the majority and dissenting opinions with respect to the defence of provocation....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
BRAMPTON – A new by-law in the city of Brampton says residents must apply for and receive a permit before they can light fireworks at their homes....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act and what it really means. bill c-13 internet surveillance of canadian governmentThis is not about the sky falling, this is really happening:...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
R. v. A.M., 2014 ONCA 769, the Ontario Court of Appeal helpfully summarized these principles. 1. Every witness, irrespective of age, is an individual whose credibility and evidence should be assessed according to criteria appropriate to his or her mental development, understanding, and ability to communicate....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Fifth Estate examines controversial technique used by Peel Police Brampton Guardian BRAMPTON — In his final appearance on The Fifth Estate, Linden MacIntyre takes on Peel Regional Police and the controversial Reid Interview Technique in an episode airing Friday night on the CBC....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
By Pam Douglas PEEL – A group of Brampton and Mississauga high school students will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what police officers do every day at the third annual Student Career Day tomorrow (Saturday)....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Any driver aged 21 and under, regardless of licence class, or a novice driver caught with any alcohol in their system will receive an immediate 24-hours roadside driver’s licence suspension and, if convicted will face a fine of $500.00 and receive at least a 30-day licence suspension....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Profile – Avtar S. Bhangal, LL.B. Avtar S. Bhangal (LL.B.) Mr. Avtar S. Bhangal has been a member on the Law Society of Upper Canada since February 1994. His practice is purely restricted to Criminal defence work and protecting his client’s rights....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Search and seizure — Search incident to arrest — Cell phone found on accused and searched without warrant — Text message and photos on cell phone introduced as evidence at trial — Whether general common law framework for searches incident to arrest needs to be modified in case of cell phone searches incident to arrest ...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Bonnie Crombie wins Mississauga mayoral election As Hazel McCallion departs, Bonnie Crombie is elected mayor of Mississauga. BERNARD WEIL / TORONTO STAR Order this photo...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
The ruling of R. v. Zargar, 2014 ONSC 1415 affirms that police cannot generally enter a person’s home without permission except under very limited circumstances. The case also establishes that a person can use a reasonable amount of physical force to remove a police officer who is trespassing on their private property....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Racist’ Brampton flyer broke no laws, police say A flyer that sparked outrage for singling out the Sikh community when it was distributed in Brampton last month is “racist and offensive” but does not warrant hate crimes charges, Peel Regional Police say....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Penalties expected to increase for drug-impaired driving in Ontario The Ontario government is expected to approve a number of new traffic law amendments, ...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Lack of interpreters in Ontario courts becoming intolerable, judge says KIRK MAKIN – JUSTICE REPORTER The Globe and Mail — Published Tuesday, May. 21 2013, 8:38 PM EDT...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Mississauga & Brampton Criminal Records Checks Home/Services/Police Reports & Record Checks/Records Checks The Record Search Unit provides Police Records and Criminal Record Checks to members of the public, as permitted by legislation....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Peel police introduce crime mapping Map it out Break-ins, vandalism, thefts from vehicles— Brampton and Mississauga residents can now use an interactive crime map to find out exactly what kind of crime is happening on their street and in their neighbourhood....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Thousands of requests for pardons in limbo after Conservative rule change The Parole Board of Canada has announced it is not currently processing old pardon applications for indictable offences. A backlog of pardon applications resulted from a government crackdown on the whole process after it was revealed that former hockey coach and sex predator Graham James had been granted a pardon....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
It’s been over 20 years of practising Criminal Law in Mississauga & Brampton. As a lawyer I have seen a hugh change over the 20 years. The case load has increased with the increase in population. We went from a small court house on Clarence Street to a very large facility on Hurontario Street. ...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Oct 07, 2014, by Louis Rosella Mississauga News Domestic violence charges in Peel on the rise, but for fewer calls BRAMPTON — Domestic violence charges are on the rise in Mississauga and Brampton, even though police responded to fewer calls for such incidents last year....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
The severity of deportation—”the equivalent of banishment or exile,” […] only underscores how critical it is for counsel to inform her noncitizen client that he faces a risk of deportation. It is our responsibility under the Constitution to ensure that no criminal defendant—whether a citizen or not—is left to the “mercies of incompetent counsel.” […] To satisfy this responsibility,we now hold that counsel must inform her client whether his plea carries a risk of deportation....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
PEEL’S ‘hard-line’ police abuse the law: critics LAW ENFORCEMENT Kirk Makin – JUSTICE REPORTER The Globe and Mail...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
The Supreme Court of Canada, recently decided a case involving the legal issue of Care or Control. Prior to this decision, there was no cleardecisive answer to what exactly was required for one to be found guilty of Care or Control. A lot of questions have been answered by this well reasoned thorough decision....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Accused not to be disbelieved merely because they want to be acquitted R v DeJeage: 2014 NUCJ 21(i). The Defendant’s motivation to lie[434] In arriving at a decision on the credibility...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Punjab, the land of five rivers, is the geographical area in north-western region of India (as located on the map). Until this day Punjab maintains a large part of thePunjab in India common pool of Indian culture. Punjabi culture is one of the oldest and richest cultures dating back to Vedic times. Currently, the culture of punjab has beenPunjab in India distributed all over the world and continues to grow....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
If you want to get your Criminal Record check done in Brampton, you need to attend at 21 Division (Peel Headquarters). They are located on Hurontario Street just south of Steeles....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
Perjury: Is it different for cops? Two recent court cases highlight the rarely prosecuted offence of perjury. For some in the legal community, they also raise questions about double standards, how often police lie on the stand and how infrequently they face charges....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
The Need Of A Drunk Driving Attorney: When & Why Do You Need Him? Do you have serious drunk driving charges against you? Keep reading this post to learn about some of the most essential aspects about drunk driving case....

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
We often get client’s charged with Major Thefts, sometimes from their employer and sometimes from third parties. These cases are often very document intensive and require a thorough review of disclosure. Recently a charge of Theft of a tractor trailer full of new tires were withdrawn by the Crown. ...

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Friday , Feb 26,2016
I’m often asked to speak to High School Students about my career choice. I truly enjoy getting the opportunity to inspire this future generation about choosing a career that they would truly love and enjoy....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
Avtar Bhangal conducted an impaired driving case where the key Crown witness was the accused wife. On the day of the charge, she told the police that her husband arrived home drunk and was driving his car. She was concerned at the time for his own safety, and didn’t realize that she was providing the police with the key piece of evidence to prosecute him. ...

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
I started my practise in 1994 as a young Punjabi Criminal Lawyer. Having been raised in Toronto and learned Punjabi from my parents, I found the struggles of attempting to communicate in a language (Punjabi) that I wasn’t fully comfortable with. With years of communicating in Punjabi with my clients, I built up my vocabulary and having become much better in being able to discuss matters with them....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
SKILLED & EFFECTIVE CRIMINAL DEFENCE LAWYERS IN MISSISSAUGA & BRAMPTON When you have been arrested for or charged with a crime, the importance of hiring a LAWYER cannot be overstated. The likelihood of conviction is too great and the expected and unexpected consequences of being convicted are too serious to not enlist professional legal guidance....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
Hundreds of Ontarians lashed out Saturday against the routine disclosure of unproven allegations, mental health incidents and secret surveillance notes in police background checks....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
Why is a Criminal Defence Lawyer Important? Criminal law is made up of a complex body of legislation. Failing to understand your rights as a defendant and the charges against you can result in severe punishment. This is especially true if you are charged with a serious offence that may result in substantial jail....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
AVTAR BHANGAL, Mississauga Criminal Defence Lawyer, Arrested or Charged with a Criminal Offence ? Call AVTAR BHANGAL on his cell phone (416) 616-4211 to speak to him immediately! DEDICATED TO HAVING DIRECT & PERSONAL CONTACT WITH HIS CLIENTS...

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
Avtar Bhangal has gained enormous success in representing clients charged with various Criminal Charges in the GTA. He has been been serving the Mississauga & Brampton & GTA area as an aggressive Criminal Lawyer with a strategic mind....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
Last week I was able to get my client’s Impaired Driving & Over 80 charges reduced to a Highway Traffic Act ticket of Careless Driving. It took careful review of the file and some negotiations with the Crown. My client was charged in Brampton; there were legal issues with regards to why the Police didn’t get my client a Punjabi lawyer at the police station (language issues)....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
Avtar Bhangal has been practising Criminal Law in Mississauga and Brampton for over 20 years. He started up doing a lot of Impaired Driving, Assault, Theft and Fraud Cases. Now as an experienced lawyer he has vast experience representing clients with Sexual Assault charges, Internet Crimes and Large Scale Fraud Charges along with Drug matters....

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Thursday , Feb 25,2016
Officer suspended, accused of lying A Peel Police officer has been accused of lying during a trial following an investigation by the force’s internal affairs unit...

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