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International Adoption in BC

International adoption is a bit more complicated than adoption from within Canada, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Quite the opposite, in fact, since from 1999 to 2009, nearly 21,000…

How to Adopt a Family Member in BC

Many of our family law clients have come to us looking to adopt a member of their family. Be it your stepchild, niece or nephew, or a younger sibling, it…
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How to Handle a Shoplifting Charge in BC

Shoplifting is the act of stealing, or attempting to steal, something from a store. Shoplifting is indeed a criminal offence. If you shoplift, an employee or store security officer may…
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First Time Offender – Drug Trafficking

If you’re a first time offender for drug trafficking, you probably have a lot of questions. The criminal defence lawyers at Dhanu Dhaliwal Law Group are here to answer your…
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Youth Offences in British Columbia

Sadly, youth offences are all too common in Canada. According to the International Youth Survey, 37% of youth reported having engaged in one or more delinquent behaviours in their lifetime,…
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How Bad is a Theft Charge in BC?

What is the charge for theft in Canada? So you got caught taking something that wasn’t exactly your’s. Now you may be looking at a theft charge on your permanent…
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