In 2008, the law governing dangerous offender proceedings changed so that now anyone who offends for a third time in a serious personal injury offence faces the possibility of an indeterminate sentence. It's Canada's very own version of the "three strikes and you're out" system that the United States has regarded as unconstitutional. Every individual facing dangerous offender proceedings has the right to representation by the lawyer of his or her choice. Dr. Gary Botting is committed to defending those who face dangerous offender proceedings to ensuring that the accused person's legal rights are protected right from the beginning, including applications under Section 752.1 of the code right through to parole hearings at the other end of the process.
Located in Greater Vancouver, BC, the firm of G.N.A. Botting, Barrister, represents dangerous offenders who have been charged with major crimes, including manslaughter, terrorism, arson, sexual assault and weapons offences. As a Vancouver criminal defence lawyer, Dr. Gary Botting dedicates his law practice to protecting the rights of those facing criminal charges, both in Canada and abroad.
Vancouver Dangerous Offender and Long-Term Offender Defence Lawyer
Dangerous offender and long-term offender applications by The Crown require particular attention from a skilled lawyer because of the potential long sentences, including in the case of dangerous offenders indeterminate sentences, that an accused individual may be facing. Since the revision of the dangerous offender provisions of the Criminal Code in 2008, many offenders face indeterminate or long-term sentences for offences that garner sentences of 10 years or more. Several offences such as kidnapping provide for a maximum punishment of life in prison.
Commitment, Reassurance and Security — An Extradition Lawyer Providing Knowledgeable Advice
Experience in extradition necessitates experience in criminal defence generally, from arrest to appeal. Gary Botting is the lawyer to contact for all your major criminal defence needs. He will provide answers to your questions and work with you through every step of the legal process. He will provide assertive representation and stand up for your rights. He will work to achieve the best possible result in the most efficient and effective manner.