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home invasion LAWYER | CALGARY


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david chow has successfully defended notorious home invasion cases.

Home invasion is one of the most serious violent crimes recognized in our criminal law. The distinction between a home invasion and an ordinary break and enter is that a home invasion has an element of violence.  In Canada, break and enter is considered to be a serious invasion of the privacy interests of citizens who are entitled to exist within the security of their own home sanctuary. If the offence involves violence, and is thus a home invasion, the Alberta Court of Appeal has established 8 years in a Federal Penitentiary as the starting point sentence.

With this in mind, it is critical that you successfully defend any break and enter or home invasion allegation.