Regina v. K.R.R. [Provincial Court – November 2010]

KRR was an executive with a multi-national corporation based in the United States. While on a business trip to Canada he spent an evening with his estranged sister; the two had not been raised together nor had they laid eyes on one another for many years. Their reunion over dinner and drinks ended up in a prosecution against KRR for sexual assault and incest. Due to the aggravating nature of the allegations and the fact that KRR resided in the …

Regina v. A.B.C. [Provincial Court – November 2010]

ABC found himself in the unenviable position of being charged with touching his roommate’s child for a sexual purpose. ABC was a young man in his late twenties who had never been in trouble with the police before and was (understandably) exceedingly distraught at the allegations. A pre-trial investigation conducted by Patrick Fagan revealed a number of serious shortcomings in the case for the prosecution. For example, the alleged victim had an established history of wrongful accusations and a propensity …

Regina v. J.W.R [Provincial Court – April 2010]

JWR was a middle aged married man with two young children. His wife, suspicious of infidelity, filed for divorce and accused him of sexual assault. JWR was charged with sexually assaulting his wife, removed from the matrimonial home and ordered to have no contact with his wife or their two children. JWR, appalled at the allegations and separation from his children, retained Patrick Fagan who entered pleas of not guilty to both charges. A trial was held during which JWR’s …