Sexual Assault Cases

Client Charged with Sexual Assault of Child

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Joel Whysall CRIMINAL DEFENCE CASE FACTS: The Facts: Accused client arrested and charged with sexual assault of the daughter of a long-term girlfriend. Accused in on-again off-again relationship with mother of daughter. Result:  Stay of Proceedings. After [...]

Sexual Assault After Work Party

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client was out on a date with a co-worker following a work party. The two went back to a hotel room where the complainant performed oral sex on the client. Complainant alleged that the client pressured her into engaging in sexual acts beyond [...]

Sexual Assault of Girlfriend (Youth)

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client, who was a youth at the time, was accused of sexually assaulting his then girlfriend on three separate occasions. The client maintained that all sexual contact was consensual and was confused by the allegations. Ms. Forhan not only [...]

Client Charged with Sexual Assault

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Joel Whysall CRIMINAL DEFENCE CASE FACTS: The Facts: Accused client’s wife leaving him and moving into safe house. Complainant wife alleging sexual abuse in the context of unhappy arranged marriage. Result:  After cross-examination of complainant and hearing evidence [...]

Aggravated Sexual Assault

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Meghan Forhan The Facts: Accused arrested for aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault with a weapon x 2, forcible confinement, administering a noxious substance, choking to overcome resistance, assault causing bodily harm and simple assault. Accused had assaulted [...]

Sexual Assault of Minors

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Meghan Forhan The Facts: Accused client arrested on eight counts of sexual assault of minors and sexual interference. Accused alleged to have sexually assaulted 4 young girls in a public swimming pool by groping them underwater during a public swim. At trial, the 4 [...]

Client appealing his Sexual Assault conviction

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Joel Whysall The Facts: The accused retained Mr. Whysall to appeal his conviction for sexual assault on a child. Result: The appeal was allowed because the trial judge erred in his use of the videotaped statements of the child complainant.

Client charged with Sexual Assault of an employee

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Brian Mickelson The Facts: An employee complained to the police that the accused, her employer, had fondled her breast while in the workplace. Result: Accused found not guilty. Following cross-examination by Mr. Mickelson, the complainant could not be believed due to [...]

Client charged with Sexual Assault of a houseguest

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Brian Mickelson The Facts: The complainant alleged that the accused made unwanted sexual advances while she spent the night at his house, as a houseguest. The accused denied the allegation. Result: The accused was found not guilty. Following cross-examination by Mr. [...]

Client charged with Sexual Assault of his daughter

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Brian Mickelson The Facts: The accused was charged with sexually assaulting his young daughter. A private polygraph test was conducted which the accused passed. This information was forwarded to Crown Counsel and the police. Result: Charges were dropped.

Client charged with historical Sexual Assault

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Brian Mickelson The Facts: The accused was investigated for a historical sexual assault against his now adult daughter. After submissions and extensive discussion with the police, the charges were not proceeded with. Result: No charges were forwarded by police and the [...]