What is theft?

Under the Criminal Code of Canada, an individual commits theft who fraudulently and without colour of right takes, or fraudulently and without colour of right converts to his use or to the use of another person, anything, whether animate or inanimate, with intent...

July 15th, 2019|

What is shoplifting?

Shoplifting is a particular type of theft in which an individual steals items from a retail store. With the exception of organized shoplifting groups, shoplifting is generally an impulsive act of low-value items. Most often, a person found to be shoplifting will be charged with theft under $5,000....

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What are defences to theft?

There are a variety of defences for individuals charged with theft. The most important step in determining what defences are available, is to hire an experienced lawyer who can properly assess your case...

July 15th, 2019|

How do I get my theft charge dropped?

Theft is defined generally as taking another’s property without lawful authority to do so. Depending on the monetary value of the theft, an accused may be charged with theft under $5,000 or theft over $5,000...

July 15th, 2019|


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