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Calgary Drug Lawyer

If you have been charged with a drug offence, such as possession for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking, importation or production, you need an experienced Calgary drug lawyer.

Domestic Violence

David Chow is a Calgary domestic violence lawyer and domestic assault lawyer. Domestic violence includes any situation where an assault, allegation of threats or other crime of violence occurs in relation to a spouse, family member or in a relationship setting.

Impaired Driving

David Chow is a former crown prosecutor and a very experienced Calgary impaired driving lawyer. David has been defending DUI cases in Calgary since before he was called to the criminal bar in 2003.  He appeared as a law student to defend his first client at the Provincial Court of Alberta in 1999.  This was a case heard by Judge Fradsham.

Calgary Dangerous Driving Lawyer

A criminal driving offence, such as dangerous driving, is essentially any driving related infraction that involves criminal prosecution.

Calgary Murder Lawyer

Homicide can be first degree murder, second degree murder, infanticide or manslaughter. First degree murder involves planning, deliberation and an intent to kill. Call for a Calgary murder lawyer.

Calgary Assault Lawyer

Assault is a broad category of criminal offence, the most common variety being simple assault. David Chow is a Calgary assault lawyer.

Uttering Threats

Uttering threats is effectively a speech offence, whereby the words spoken by the accused are objectively evaluated to determine whether they constitute a threatening utterance.

Break and Enter / Home Invasion

Break and Enter occurs whenever a person intentionally enters a premises for the purpose of committing an offence.

Calgary Robbery Lawyer

Robbery is essentially a violent theft. The violence to accompany the theft may encapsulate a broad range of conduct, such as assault or confinement.

Theft / Fraud / Property Offences

Theft and fraud occur are property offences that occur a variety of contexts. Trust breaches and offences against employers are serious.

Calgary Firearms Lawyer

Firearms offences can arise due to seemingly negligent behaviour such as failing to obtain a license or possessing a loaded firearm. Ever situation is unique. Charged? Call a Calgary firearms lawyer today.

Internet Crime

Possessing certain types of imagery, accessing certain types of pornography sites or distributing certain kinds of pornographic images can result in serious social and penal consequences.

Calgary Bail Lawyer

Judicial interim release (or bail) is generally available to most persons who have been charged with a criminal offence.

Calgary Conspiracy Lawyer

To conspire usually means that the accused has made an agreement to commit a criminal offence. Call an experienced Calgary conspiracy lawyer: 403.452.8018.

Kidnapping / Unlawful Confinement

Intentionally confining a person against his or her will is unlawful confinement. Kidnapping is moving a confined person to another place.

Calgary Sexual Assault Lawyer

Assault is a broad category of criminal offence, the most common variety being simple assault. David Chow is a Calgary assault lawyer.


Perjury is a serious offence that occurs in circumstances where a person has lied under oath in a court proceeding.

Causing a Disturbance

Causing a disturbance is a summary offence in the Criminal Code of Canada that occurs when a person "disturbs" the public peace.


The Criminal Code of Canada recognizes many different kinds of “mischief”. Most common is mischief to property.

Public Mischief

Public mischief is perhaps the most serious nuisance offence recognized in Canadian criminal law because it potentially damages public institutions.

Escape Lawful Custody | Unlawfully at Large

A person who is arrested or serving a sentence for an offence is, for the purpose of the Criminal Code, “in lawful custody” of the State.

COVID-19 Offences

The coronavirus pandemic is more than a mere health crisis; it is an economic, social and legal crisis. As of April 28th, 2020 Canada remains under lockdown.

Alberta Roadside Sanctions Lawyer

If you are looking to hire a lawyer to fight your immediate roadside sanctions, call David Chow for a free telephone consultation. He is a Calgary based criminal lawyer who handles roadside sanctions cases throughout the province.

Calgary Defence Lawyer

David is a calgary defence lawyer with a reputation for success

If you need a criminal defence lawyer, let David Chow put his unique perspective, skill and experience to work for you.

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