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When faced with a legal matter, it’s important to be in good hands. Michel Desneiges will lead you through the process in a personalised way.
When you choose to work with Michel DesNeiges, he will carefully investigate your case and build a strong defence strategy. During your legal proceedings he will help you understand the process and discuss your options, helping you make informed decisions. As a trial litigator, he will fight so that you receive a fair trial, challenge any evidence that is illegally obtained, and make certain that your case is presented as strongly as possible.
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Facts: Client charged with sexual assault. Client accused of fondling young woman's breasts while embracing her in a public place.
Verdict: Not guilty
Reasons: Complainant's version of events contradicted by Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) of the public place. Complainant said she was approached by client and that she was wearing light clothing. Video revealed she went towards client and initiated the embrace. She was also seen wearing a winter jacket.
Facts: Client charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine. Police stormed a convenience store that client had entered. Police arrested client on suspicion of drug trafficking. Small amount of cocaine found on client. Meanwhile, Police conducted a raid on a hotel room where suspected drug dealers were holed up. Crown alleged that police surveillance put client going in and out of the hotel room on several occasions prior to the raid.
Verdict: Not guilty
Reasons: Crown was not able to prove client was anything more than a purchaser of drugs for his own personal use.
Facts: Client charged with sexual assault. Accused of fondling a young woman while she slept during a sleepover at her friend's house.
Outcome: Charge withdrawn after preliminary inquiry
Reasons: At the preliminary inquiry, the complainant admitted on cross examination that she did not like the accused because he teased her earlier in the evening. And, she admitted she was not able to completely identify the male who touched her because it was dark in the room and other males were present during the sleepover. The prosecution determined that there was no reasonable prospect of a conviction at trial based on those factors, among others.