Restitution means you pay money for the financial loss or property damage you caused when you committed a crime.
A restraining order is a court order that limits what a person can do in any way the family court thinks is appropriate to your situation. The order might limit where a person can go, or who they can contact or communicate with. For example, it can say one or more of these things:
- your partner cannot come within 500 metres of you and your children
- your partner cannot talk to or contact you or your children except through an agency or another person
- your partner cannot come within 500 metres of your home and work
The cost of hiring a lawyer privately. A lawyer usually requires a retainer fee to be paid before they begin working on your case.
A rented place to live where the residents can get at least 2 care services, most of them are at least 65 years old, and there are at least 6 residents (not counting anyone related to the landlord). Retirement homes are considered care homes, and people who pay rent there are tenants. They are also covered by many other rules in a law called the Retirement Homes Act.
When a will is revoked, it's no longer valid. It's as if you never made a will. Certain things you do can automatically revoke your will, such as getting married or making a new will. You can also revoke a will by destroying it completely.
A Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is a special account you can use to save money for your retirement. It is sometimes also called an RSP or Retirement Savings Plan.
You might get some tax benefits by saving money in this type of account. There are also rules you must follow to put money in the account.
A search warrant is an order from a court that lets the police search a specific place for specific items.
A “secondary designated offence” is a serious offence, such as assault, uttering threats, and serious drug related offences. If you’re convicted of a secondary designated offence, the court may ask for a DNA sample from you. If a sample is taken, a record of your DNA sample will be kept the National DNA Data Bank.
An accused person charged with an indictable offence usually has the choice of a trial in the Ontario Court of Justice or in the Superior Court of Justice. The offences listed in section 469 can only have trials in the Superior Court of Justice. The offences listed in section 469 include:
- alarming Her Majesty
- intimidating Parliament or a legislature
- piracy, and