Assault & Uttering Threats Results

R. v. K.K. [2017]
Client charged with Domestic Assault involving his wife. Client initially prohibited from contact or living with wife and kids. Client completed counseling and bail conditions eventually varied to allow contact and communication. Case resolved with client entering into Peace Bond and reconciling with his family – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. P.G. [2017]
Client charged with a domestic assault regarding an incident with his wife. Mr. Shapray managed a treatment and counseling program with the client which led the his bail conditions being varied to gradually allow contact with his wife. Case ultimately resolved with a PEACE BOND and client and his wife were allowed to continue their relationship.

R. v. M.B. [2017]
Female client charged with 2 counts of assault with a weapon involving 2 children living in her home. Mr. Shapray challenged the evidence of one of the counts and managed a counseling and rehabilitation plan for the client which resulted in the client being granted an ABSOLUTE DISCHARGE – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. A.H. [2017]
Client and wife involved in very contentious divorce proceedings with children involved. Wife alleging assault in front of one of the children at a school. Case resolved after many months of negotiations for a PEACE BOND. Matrimonial Law issues resolved and client did not have a criminal record imposed.

R. v. A.G. [2017]
Client under investigation for Criminal Harassment in relation to a domestic relationship that had ended. Mr. Shapray was able to make submissions to the Crown Prosecutor during the charge approval stage and persuaded the Crown not to proceed with the charges as a result of issues in the evidence that were raised.

R. v. A.D. [2017]
Client facing allegations of multiple years of domestic abuse which he adamantly denied. No evidence of injuries or corroboration of any physical violence during years of relationship and potential motive to fabricate evident in police investigation. Mr. Shapray was retained during the early stages of the police investigation and had open and frank discussions with prosecutor that led to further police investigation of a new witness. Prosecutor reviewed evidence of new witness presented by Mr. Shapray during the investigation stage and made decision NOT TO LAY CHARGES. CASE CLOSED!

R. v. J.M. [2017]
Female client involved in ongoing domestic situation facing multiple charges and breach of bail and probation for repeated contact with boyfriend. Mr. Shapray entered into strategic negotiations with the Crown prosecutor which resulted in him revealing damaging evidence against the complainant in the case which called his credibility and reliability into question. Crown prosecutor conducted a full file review and DROPPED all charges prior to trial.

R. v. D.A. [2016]
Client charged with assault causing bodily harm resulting out of an incident in a car with his wife. Significant factual dispute between client and his wife that led to lengthy negotiations with the prosecutor resulting in plea to lesser offence of assault. Client completed counseling during initial stages of the case and Mr. Shapray made submissions to the Judge for a Conditional Discharge that was granted despite Crown submissions for a Suspended Sentence – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. K.L. [2016]
Case involved a neighbor dispute in the B.C. Interior. Charges laid against Mr. Shapray’s client for Criminal Harassment in relation to a number of allegations over a 6 month period. Client challenged much of the factual basis for the charges alleged by the neighbor. Discussions with the Crown Prosecutor resulted in the case being disposed of with a PEACE BOND – NO CRIMINAL RECORD!

R. v. R.F. [2016]
Complex domestic assault case involving two people in a relationship who worked for same large national retailer. Case ultimately resolved with a plea resulting in submissions that led to client being granted a Conditional Discharge – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. H.A. [2016]
Difficult assault case involving charges against father in relation to teenage daughter with behavioral issues. Mr. Shapray managed counseling and family re-integration program ultimately resulting in the charges being DROPPED by the Crown Prosecutor – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. A.J. [2016]
Client facing charges of domestic assault. Bail varied by Mr. Shapray to permit limited contact with complainant and program of counseling and anger management undertaken resulting in charges being dropped by the prosecutor prior to trial date being set.

R. v. T.G. [2016]
Client charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm in relation to fight that took place in downtown Vancouver. Video of the incident was reviewed by Mr. Shapray during the disclosure phase of the case and brought to the attention of the prosecutor as it showed that the accused had been badly beaten during the incident and appeared to be defending himself – CHARGES DROPPED!

R. v. R.S. [2016]
Client charged with incident involving a knife that took place in line at a McDonalds. Video of the incident carefully reviewed and negotiations with the Crown resulted in criminal charges being dropped in exchange for a plea to a charge under the Liquor Licensing Act for a small fine and NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. J.S. [2016]
Client initially charged with Attempt Murder and gun charges related to incident involving his wife. Mr. Shapray was retained and it was determined through disclosure review that client had significant mental health issues and did not intend to harm his wife when incident took place. Extensive negotiations with Crown prosecutor resulted in Attempt Murder charges being dropped and focus on psychiatric evidence to determine best course of treatment for client. Lengthy sentencing submissions resulted in client being released with TIME SERVED and probation despite Crown seeking an additional 18 months in jail.

R. v. S.W. [2016]
Domestic assault charges DROPPED after Mr. Shapray had prolonged negotiations with Crown prosecutor and set up and managed an extensive treatment and counselling program for client who had alcohol and anger issues - NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. A.S. [2015]
Client charged with domestic assault against wife and business partner. Mr. Shapray was retained and quickly brought court application to have bail conditions varied to permit communication to ensure business could be run properly. Course of treatment engaged which ultimately led to Crown directing a stay of proceedings - NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. H.D. [2015]
Client charged with Utter Death Threats in a domestic situation. Mr. Shapray was retained and entered into extensive negotiations with the prosecutor which resulted in charges being DROPPED and client entering into a PEACE BOND - NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. A.A. [2015]
Client charged with 2 counts of assault after incident at a local McDonalds caught on video. Significant mitigating information about the client and the surrounding circumstances from the incident brought forward by Mr. Shapray in early resolution discussions with the Crown prosecutor. Case resolved with plea to one count of assault with other count being dropped. Mr. Shapray successfully argued for client to receive a CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE from the court resulting in NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. R.C. [2015]
Client charged with assault following dispute with girlfriend after finding disturbing text messages on her cellphone. Mr. Shapray took over the case after initial lawyer was unable to resolve the case for the client. Mr. Shapray provided significant background information to the prosecutor during negotiations which resulted in client receiving a PEACE BOND and NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. A.B. [2015]
Client charged with Assault involving a motor vehicle. Vehicle initially seized by police and criminal investigation undertaken. Mr. Shapray retained to deal with situation and develop investigation strategy. Car returned and final decision to not pursue criminal charges – CASE CLOSED.

R. v. P.M. [2015]
Client charged with Uttering Threats from incident in Whistler. Mr. Shapray retained and made numerous court appearances to delay case while negotiations proceeded with the Crown prosecutor. Charges ultimately DROPPED and client entered into a Peace Bond – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. S.D. [2015]
Client charged with domestic assault. Mr. Shapray raised a challenge to the evidence presented by the Complainant which led to the charge being approved. Prosecutor convinced to direct a Stay of Proceedings – Case Closed.

R. v. A.B. [2015]
Client charged with Uttering Threats. Mr. Shapray was retained and entered negotiations with the prosecutor which resulted in a Stay of Proceedings.

R. v. J.T. [2015]
Client charged with Criminal Harassment. Mr. Shapray prepared case for trial and case commenced. Subsequent to trial starting the prosecutor agreed to drop the criminal charges and agree to resolve the case with a Peace Bond – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. D.M. [2015]
Client charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm from incident in Whistler and likely facing jail sentence if convicted. Mr. Shapray was able to negotiate with the prosecutor to reduce the charge to a simple assault resulting in the availability and granting of a Conditional Discharge by the Court – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. T.J. (2015)

Client charged with Criminal Harassment in relation to break up of domestic relationship. Mr. Shapray took over this file mid-trial and conducted comprehensive file review including examination of a related trial between the same parties. After significant negotiation, Mr. Shapray persuaded Crown prosecutor to resolve case with a section 810 Peace Bond - No Criminal Record.

R. v. J.W. (2014)

Disgruntled employee charged with uttering death threats in an employment situation against fellow employees and supervisors. Mr. Shapray engaged in extensive negotiations and preparation of psychological reports which resulted in case being resolved with client receiving a CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE - NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. D.K. (2014)

Client was a bouncer at a nightclub charged with Assault with a Weapon involving am incident concerning the removal of a patron at the bar. Video of the incident was analyzed by Mr. Shapray who then engaged in discussions with the prosecutor which resulted in the agreement that no weapon had been used in the incident. Case resolved with plea to Simple Assault . After extensive submissions on sentencing hearing the client received an ABSOLUTE DISCHARGE - NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. B.R. (2014)

Client charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm resulting out of a disagreement at a Christmas party with significant alcohol consumption involved. Negotiations with prosecutor resulted in the charges being DROPPED prior to trial date.

R. v. J. M. (2014)

Charges of domestic assault dropped by Crown after client engaged in counseling program addressing concerns relating to anger management. Bail conditions had also been amended to permit contact during time that charges outstanding before the Court. Ultimate result is that client has NO CRIMINAL RECORD and relationship back on track.

R. v. J.K. (2014)

Client charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm in domestic situation. Case resolved through extensive negotiation and client participating in counseling for anger management. Client entered into section 810 Peace Bond - No Criminal Record.

R. v. M.N. (2014)

Client was a youth charged with two counts of assault. Mr. Shapray retained and made an application to the prosecutor to consider referring the file to the Alternative Measures program. Client successfully completed Alternative Measures and charges subsequently DROPPED in court - NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. R. G. (2014)

Client charged with domestic assault involving an allegation made by his wife after an incident in a hotel after a party where alcohol consumed. Mr. Shapray retained early in the proceedings and negotiated for charges to be DROPPED at the first appearance in court.

R. v. M.M. (2014)

Client charged with two counts of Assault and one charge of Assaulting a Police Office. Delay of 4 years from incident until client arrested on an outstanding warrant. Mr. Shapray made submissions to prosecutor at early stage regarding unreasonable delay and breach of client's rights under the Charter. Prosecutor agreed with Mr. Shapray's position on the case and charged DROPPED prior to trail date being set.

R. v. D.S. (2014)

Client charged with domestic assault involving allegation by girlfriend. Client completed anger management counseling and negotiations between Mr. Shapray and the prosecutor resulted in a Stay of Proceedings - NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

R. v. N.K. [2014]
Mr. Shapray's client was charged with a series of assaults that were alleged to occur during the last days of the relationship involving a same sex couple. Case was resolved after extensive negotiations between Mr. Shapray and the Crown prosecutor with the result that the client entered a guilty plea to a single minor incident resulting in a CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE and NO CRIMINAL RECORD. Client was a real estate agent and had concerns about interaction from the Real Estate Council if the case resulted in a conviction.