In most years Aitken Robertson accepts a student at law into their articling program. The student is generally based at either the firm’s Oshawa or Peterborough office. The firm also has offices in Toronto, Newmarket, Kingston and part time offices in Belleville and Scarborough.
There has been much written in the last couple of years about the bail courts’ over-reliance on sureties. But, be that as it may, sureties remain the “gold standard” for releases. It is wise to know what may be expected when a surety comes to court to bail someone out.
Choosing a lawyer to work with is incredibly important. There are many lawyers in Newmarket who deal with DUI. Here are 6 reasons why you should choose Aitken Robertson.
The 2018 – 2019 holiday season will be a particularly confusing one regarding your obligations and rights if stopped at a RIDE program stop. Why? Well because new legislation comes into force on December 18, 2018 that changes the current regime for testing drivers for consumption of alcohol and / or drugs.
Young lawyers are eager and motivated to get the most favourable result. You shouldn't be concerned about having a younger lawyer on your side.
Choosing a lawyer based on client reviews can be a good place to start. The most important factor is how comfortable the potential client is with the lawyer they have interviewed.
An accused is entitled to know the case against them, but entitlement will vary based on the jurisdiction and the nature of the charges.
Possession of illegal drugs is covered by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, known as the CDSA.
If you happen to be at a party and it is raided for drugs and a lot of drugs are found, even if the drugs are not yours, even if you did not even know about them, it is highly likely that you will be charged. The chances increase if you also happen to be the person owning the home or on the lease as it is assumed that you have control over the premises.
Finding the right lawyer for your DUI is like finding any other professional. You can ask your friends for a referral. You can check out what’s online. But, it often comes down to the connection you have with the lawyer once you have that first interview. The lawyer may see it as him interviewing you but it’s also you interviewing the lawyer. For most people, this is the first contact with any criminal lawyer. Where to start?