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Roadside Tests for Impairment in Ontario

  • April 13, 2018
If an officer suspects you were driving under the influence, at the roadside they can ask you to blow into a machine or ask you to perform a series of coordination tests that you must comply with. Failing these tests could warrant further testing at the police station.
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The Right To Be Tried Within A Reasonable Time

The Right to Be Tried Within a Reasonable Time

  • April 11, 2018
You may have heard that if your matter has not been tried within a reasonable time, there is a possibility that it could be stayed. If your charge is stayed, in effect, it has been halted from continuing along the usual legal process in a trial proceeding. 
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Legal Aid: Current Status and Trends

  • January 15, 2018

The Canadian government warrants the basic right to professional legal services for citizens who find themselves in certain kinds of legal trouble. For the purposes of Criminal law, this is especially so if one’s liberty is at stake. The notion…

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Your Rights and Detention

  • October 20, 2017
A lot of times, clients and other members of the public have asked us the question “Do I have any rights even after I have been arrested?”. Surprisingly enough, most people believe that once you have been handcuffed and arrested - that is the end of their rights. It is important to know that this is not the case, and your rights extend very well into the arrest procedure, detention, and all the way to the conclusion of your case.
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What Happens After a Criminal Conviction?

  • October 13, 2017

Consider the Impact a Conviction Can Have There are misconceptions that our role as lawyers is confined to the courtroom. However, in today’s article we will touch upon the issue of what happens AFTER you have been convicted.  There are…

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