Gracia Criminal Law Firm Calgary

Calgary Breaches Of Court Orders Lawyer

Breaches of court orders are a special type of offence as defined under the Criminal Code of Canada. These include agreements made between the court and someone accused of committing some other form of criminal offence that are violated. Oftentimes court orders are part of bail hearing procedures, where the accused agrees to the terms and conditions the court presents in return for their freedom from custody to prepare the defence for their upcoming trial and for one reason or another violates the terms and conditions of bail, resulting in a breach of a court order. Breaches of court orders also include:

  • Contempt of Court
  • Failure to Appear
  • Failure to Comply with a Summons
  • Disobeying a Court Order
  • Failure to Comply with Youth Probation Orders
  • Breach of a Peace Bond
  • Failure to Comply with Probation Orders
  • Disobeying a Court Order
  • Failure to Attend Court
  • Failure to Comply with Appearance Notice
  • Failure to Comply with Promise to Appear Notice

If you disobey or break the terms and conditions of a court order, the court can have you charged with a breach of court order offence. This is a separate charge from any other currently pending charges. In the event you violate a court order, it is in your best interest to have breaches of court orders lawyer in Calgary, Paul Gracia, represent you against the new charges.

Most court orders consist of specific conditions within the actual order, such as:

  1. Report: Must report to a person, as directed by the court, like a bail supervisor or probation office.
  2. Reside: Must maintain residence at a specified address or location and could be require to obtain court permission to move to a new residence.
  3. No Contact: Cannot be in contact with named persons, either directly or indirectly.
  4. No Go: Must not be within specified geographical locations or within so many metres of a person, workplace, or residence.
  5. Curfew: Must be at home between specific hours or cannot leave home without permission from the court.
  6. Counseling: Must attend court required counseling sessions.
  7. No Intoxicants: Cannot consume alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicants.

It is essential a person fully understands the terms and conditions of the court order, as this helps avoid potentially violating the order and being charged with another offence. Mr. Gracia has reviewed court orders for clients and explained the terms in conditions so they were able to completely understand what their obligations were to comply with the order.

Calgary breaches of court orders lawyer, Mr. Gracia has even helped clients re-negotiate the terms and conditions of court orders. He has successfully gotten “No Contact” and “No Go” conditions either revised or removed from the orders of prior clients. Mr. Gracia is dedicated to his clients and providing the best defence against their charges, while helping them achieve the most appropriate outcomes in their cases, which is evident by his successful results.
To see how Mr. Gracia can help you, contact him at 403-975-4529 today.

Gracia Criminal Law Firm Calgary
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