Criminal law has always been a part of the practice of law at Baker Newby. Through the generations of criminal lawyers that have worked here, a tradition of service to clients experiencing difficulties in this area has developed. That tradition is based on an understanding of the peculiar difficulties clients suffer as a result of a criminal charge. We regularly handle complex, serious matters and have extensive experience in trials at all levels of Court in British Columbia.
A common concern for a person facing a criminal charge is confidentiality, and that is assured through the oaths of confidentiality that are required of our staff and counsel. The firm is sensitive to the difficulties and pressures imposed on a client and their families by a criminal charge. We discreetly avoid publicity where appropriate to our clients’ interest. Because of our experience, we have the knowledge of the law and procedure necessary to ensure that a criminal matter is dealt with efficiently and effectively. We realize that any criminal charge is a serious matter to the person charged.
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In the case of Lekakis v. Lekakis, 2023 BCSC 376, the BC Supreme Court addressed how to determine whether the 40 percent threshold has been met to