(Calgary, P.C. - Possession of a Firearm). TN was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm arising from an investigation whereby a vehicle for which he/she was a passenger was taken by police. TN's Calgary criminal lawyer consulted with the Crown for the purpose of seeking the withdrawal of the charge. The basis for the withdrawal request was grounded in the law of "possession". In short, the evidence failed to establish "knowledge", "consent" or "control" over a loaded firearm located under a seat. In this case, the firearm was not in plain view. The vehicle with neither owned nor driven by the accused. The police were focussed on a different target. TN asserted to having no knowledge about the presence of the gun. In the tradition of the Crown, the Prosecutor took a close look at the disclosure and agreed with defence counsel that though the evidence was more strongly linked to co-accused, there was insufficient evidence to prosecute TN. The charge was withdrawn and TN did not shoulder a criminal record. David Chow is one a few Calgary criminal lawyers experienced in handling firearms offences. If you are looking to hire a Calgary firearms lawyer, call for free consultation.
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David Chow is not a dabbler; he practices exclusively in the field of criminal law. He has devoted his life to defend person's charge with committing criminal offences.
You won't find David working on a will, a contract or a divorce while at the same time researching a criminal case. David doesn't act as an agent doing Government prosecutions. Though David might consult on issues related to the criminal law in disciplines outside of the practice of criminal law, he doesn't practice in a variety of legal fields. In other words, David Chow's focus is singular: defending persons accused of crime.
David does not have a "general practice", he has a focussed practiced where he specializes ONLY in the field of criminal defence. He is a Calgary criminal lawyer singularly focussed on defending those accused of crime. David has run hundreds of trials throughout Alberta. He has argued at all levels of Court, including the Alberta Court of Appeal, Saskatchewan Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Most importantly, if David Chow doesn't think he has the time to properly handle your case, he won't accept your business. There are many criminal defence lawyers in Calgary and elsewhere gobbling-up loads of cases to a level that there is likely no reasonable prospect they can properly defend each and every client. David Chow will not accept a file if he doesn't have the time to invest in a full and proper defence. The practical reality is, even the best Calgary criminal lawyer is not "the best" for you when he or she doesn't have enough hours in the day to look after your file. Even the best Calgary defence lawyers are not the best for you when they hand your case to a junior. When you hire David Chow, you get David Chow.
The saying "you get what you pay for" applies to criminal defence lawyers in Alberta. Make the right choice. Give David Chow a chance to earn your business. His commitment is that if he does have time, energy or the knowhow to handle your case well, he won't accept your business at all.
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david chow's commitment to you
I understand the law can be confusing, even intimidating. It is my role to help you through the process and to do everything possible to protect your best interests.
My Commitment is to do my best to fully defend your case while at the same time being sensitive to your budget.
My commitment to you is to work intelligently, creatively, energetically and if necessary, viciously, within the parameters of the law. My objective is to ensure your proper representation against a State juggernaut that has access to virtually unlimited resources.
The best resource to defend your charges is your lawyer. I look forward to helping you with your case.