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How Do I Determine Child Support Payment Amount? | JSL Law Blog | Photo by Marco Ceschi

How Do I Determine Child Support Payment Amount?

The Federal Child Support Guidelines (CSG) regulate child support across Canada. While judges are not bound to follow the CSGs, the majority of the time they are followed by judges, subject to some exceptions. There […]

Peace Bond | North Vancouver Law Firm | JSL Blog

What is a Peace Bond?

Sometimes, the prosecutor may offer to drop a charge against you (a “stay of proceedings”) if you agree to enter into a peace bond.A peace bond is not a criminal conviction. It is a restraining […]

How much is my ICBC claim worth? | JSL Blog

How Much is My ICBC Claim Worth?

Frequently, we are asked, “How much is my ICBC claim worth?” The answer depends on several factors. ICBC claims, much like the person injured in the accident, are unique, and no formula can be used […]

How do I apply for a pardon | JSL Law Blog

How Do I apply For a Pardon?

If you were convicted of an offence several years ago, but you abide by the terms of your sentence and have stayed out of trouble, you might wish to try to apply to have your […]

Is Marijuana Legal in Canada | By Dominik Martin | JSL Law Blog

Is Marijuana Legal in Canada?

Is Marijuana Legal in Canada?There is a common misconception that marijuana is now legal in Canada; however, this is not correct. Cannabis remains an illegal substance under the criminal law, and unless otherwise regulated for […]

How To Answer Police Questions | Jabour Sudeyko Lucky Blog

How To Answer Police Questions

It can be very intimidating to be confronted by a police officer. There are a lot of people who feel like they have to give the officer the information they are requesting. This may be […]

Retrieving Court Exhibits | JSL Blog

Retrieving Court Exhibits

How do I get my belongings back?The amount of time it takes to get your property back depends on the appeal period for the type of case. The time allowed for appeals ranges from 30-90 […]

Difference Between Guardianship And Custody | JSL Blog

Difference Between Guardianship And Custody

What is the difference between Guardianship and Custody?On March 18, 2013, the Family Law Act came into force and replaced the old Family Relations Act. Under the current law the concept of “child custody” has been removed and […]

Traffic Tickets Dispute Delays | JSL Blog

New Traffic Tickets Delay Law S. 11(b)

Traffic Tickets And The New Law on S. 11(b) DelayOnce a traffic violation ticket is disputed the Traffic Registry at the Provincial Court House in your jurisdiction will send you out a Notice of Hearing […]

JSL Blog | Delayed Criminal Case

Delayed Criminal Case

What Happens If Your Criminal Case Delays?Sometimes, if a criminal case takes too long to get to trial, and it is not the fault of the accused, the court will say “enough is enough” and […]