705-742-0440 or 613-531-9099 or 613-505-0059 or 613-771-7260 or 705-878-8100 or 289-301-1890 or 905-725-3564 or 289-803-0288 or 647-932-8077 or 905-458-1921 or 289-780-7252 or 1-800-668-1657
October 11, 2022
The Get Out of Jail (But Stay at Home) Card
Arrested, convicted and “doing weekends”? Being sentenced to do your jail time on weekends—intermittent time—can be a good outcome for you if you have been convicted of an offence that requires you to be incarcerated. Serving your sentence on weekends allows you to lead a relatively normal life during the rest of the week. But there is now the possibility of an even better option: serving your intermittent sentence at home. Sound good? It is a good deal but it comes with conditions.
June 8, 2022
To Jury or Not to Jury
When facing criminal charges, depending on the severity of the offence an accused person may elect (choose) whether to have a trial by jury or have a judge alone trial.
May 27, 2022
Demerit Points & Insurance – Alicia’s Story*
Both major and minor driving infractions receive demerit points. However, more points are applied when a major offence..
May 20, 2022
Driving Without Insurance in Ontario – Laura’s Story*
Driving without insurance in Ontario is a common occurrence. With the presence of COVID-19, the likelihood of this occurring has heightened.
May 10, 2022
Careless Driving in Ontario – Elizabeth’s Story
Police officers often believe that when an accident has occurred, at least one of the drivers were driving carelessly.
April 29, 2022
Charged with a Traffic Ticket in Orono, Ontario
The HTA is a legislation in Ontario which regulates the licensing and overall conduct of transportation on roadways. Disregarding any of the rules set out in this statute, can lead to severe outcomes.
April 22, 2022
DUI Charge Reduced to Careless Driving – What does it mean? And, how can you achieve this?
If you are charged with a DUI, it can potentially be reduced to careless driving. But, how can a DUI charge be fought? And, what is the difference between a DUI charge and careless driving?
April 1, 2022
Underage “Sexting” Rules
Those under 18 who engage in sexting could be found guilty of child pornography-related offences under section 163.1 of the Criminal Code.
March 21, 2022
Drinking After Playing Hockey
How much can I safely drink after playing hockey and then drive home? Canadians of all ages play our national…
March 11, 2022
The Ins and Outs of Traffic Court
So, you’ve received a traffic ticket – now what happens? An important first step is to know what kind of ticket you’re dealing with.