Mr. Fonkalsrud represented JR in a custody and criminal context. JR has separated from his prior spouse. The parties had children together. JR’s former spouse alleged that one of the children received bruising from JR due to discipline. Based on this allegation, JR was charged by the RCMP for assault on the child and the former spouse denied access. Mr. Fonkalsrud was successful in family chambers in having his client’s access continued. Mr. Fonkalsrud was also successful in having the Crown Prosecutor drop the criminal charges without the need for trial based on Mr. Fonkalsrud’s argument and representation of JR.
R v. DW
Mr. Fonkalsrud was able to successfully convince the Crown the morning of trial not to proceed with the charge of impaired driving and driving over