A client of our firm was charged with breaking and entering a house with the intent to commit a criminal act there (Sec. 348 (1) a) e) CCC). During the events, our client was intoxicated by alcohol and decided to break and enter a housing block to retrieve the letter from her friend, who had given her some trouble.
During the events, our client forced the front door of the housing block open to seize the letter. Our client was studying at a CEGEP in administration, and her career goal was to become a chartered accountant. We negotiated with the prosecutor and he amended the breaking and entering charge to mischief of under $5000, and we negotiated a conditional discharge, whereby our client had to make a $500 donation to a charitable organization within 6 months. Our firm thus helped our client avoid a criminal record and our client could become a chartered accountant.