Civil Forfeiture

Civil forfeiture laws are designed to ensure people don’t benefit from the spoils of their crimes. While the threshold to obtain a successful ruling is lower in civil forfeiture cases, there are several defenses that should be explored. We can analyze and assist with your situation and advise you of your rights and options. 

Criminal Negligence

In order to be found guilty of criminal negligence, it must be clear that a person acted with wanton or reckless disregard for the health, safety, and well-being of others. These cases are complicated because a certain level of intent is required, and the spectrum of accidents and careless behaviour mean each situation is unique. Our defense lawyers provide careful analysis and a full picture of your legal options. 

Driving Offences

Hamilton Law Group can be counted on to handle the full range of driving offences in BC. This can include intoxicated driving, driving with a suspended or revoked license, or any other type of motor vehicle offence. Our defence lawyers can protect your rights, including working to keep you out of jail and save your license.

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We can handle all driving offences

Employee Crimes

Theft or embezzlement by an employee is a serious criminal matter that requires expert legal representation. Our defense team is adept at aggressively fighting to protect the legal rights of the accused, oftentimes advocating for lesser sentences such as community service instead of jail time. If you have been charged with a crime against an employer, we can help you understand your options and determine the most appropriate route forward.


A fraud charge goes beyond simply not telling the truth, it integrates intent and deception, and may carry a jail sentence if convicted. Penalties depend on a variety of factors, such as the value of the property, the affected party (public vs private), and any cover up attempts. Hamilton Law Group can determine if the circumstances of your case meet the requirements of a possible fraud conviction and help establish your best course of action.

Murder or Manslaughter

Defending yourself against murder or manslaughter charges is likely the most stressful legal event in someone’s life. The stakes are high and a comprehensive defense strategy is necessary because the Crown directs significant resources against the accused. Our attorneys can lead a strong defense to protect your rights and freedoms. Contact us to speak with a lawyer immediately if you have been charged with homicide, including first degree murder, second degree murder and manslaugter.

Obstruction Offences

It is not a requirement for citizens to cooperate with police investigations, however, you can be charged with a crime if you take action which undermines an investigation. This could include lying to police, interfering with an arrest, or even trying to bribe a jury member. The Crown takes Obstruction of Justice and Police Interference charges seriously, if you are charged with perjury or other obstruction offenses, call Hamilton Law Group today. We handle the full range of obstruction offences and can be trusted to mount an effective defense. 

Sex Crimes

Being convicted of a sex crime has potential consquences of jail time, registration in the national sex offender database, travel restrictions and more. As such, sexual related offences should be taken seriously and require an expert and effective defense led by lawyers well-equipped on the nuances of sex crimes defense. We represent defendants facing a wide array of sex-based offences which include: sexual assault, date rape, child pornography charges, solicitation of sexual services or prostitution. 


Our dedicated lawyers are advocates for your rights and freedoms. If you are charged with a criminal offence, or are under investigation, in custody, out on bail, or need a lawyer to do your sentencing, or appeal, contact us today for a free consultation. 

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