Aitken Robertson Criminal Law Office in Lindsay
When someone is charged with a criminal offence, one of the first thoughts is: “How can I fight this charge?” If found guilty of the offence, serious consequences can result. However, you can fight the charges™ with a competent legal team such as the one found at the law firm of Aitken Robertson.
Located only 2km east of the Lindsay courthouse, our law office can provide you with the legal support that you need. Our extensive experience, reinforced by continual training, ensures that we are well equipped to handle your case.
At Aitken Robertson, what matters to you matters to us. Therefore, we aim to protect your rights and ensure that you achieve a suitable resolution.
As an advantage for you, we provide affordable payment options. So, regardless of your financial situation, you can receive the legal support you require. The way that works is that you will be told the entire cost of your legal case up front before you hire the firm. With Aitken Robertson there are no surprises when you get your final bill. Aitken Robertson also offers interest free payment plans, in recognition of the reality that it can be difficult to pay legal fees in one lump sum. The Aitken Robertson legal team will work with you, taking into consideration of your financial situation, to come up with a plan that helps you afford quality legal service. Most of our clients pay their fees through a payment plan and we actively encourage that.
Call us to book a free 30-minute consultation with a criminal lawyer in Lindsay. If you’re unable to make it to the office we also offer consultations over the telephone. Due to Covid pandemic considerations, we offer consults by telephone and also by Zoom or Google Meet. During the consultation, a lawyer from the Aitken Robertson team will discuss your case with you. Among other things, the lawyer will be able to tell you about possible defences and strategies. And importantly, on the question of legal fees, will provided you with a quote that you will be able to rely on.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you must travel to this courthouse, there is limited parking at the courthouse.
Alternative parking is also available with Precise Park Link. This lot is only three minutes away from the courthouse and is located at 10 Angeline Street North.
Near our office there’s a Tim Hortons on the other side of the intersection of Kent St and Victoria Ave. Just down the road on Kent St you’ll find a Pizza Pizza and several local eateries. Just across the road from the Lindsay Court House is a Boston Pizza, a Popeyes, and a Pizza Hut. There is a Loblaw’s grocery store next door.
While visiting this courthouse, here are some other restaurants nearby to consider:
- Symposium Café Restaurant and Lounge: serving food such as flatbread bruschetta, BBQ chicken Cobb salad bowl, and California chicken sandwich.
- Neabors Family Restaurant: offering a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes.
- Twisted Indian Lindsay: serving masala fries with mozzarella and protein of choice, lentil soup, samosa chaat and other dishes.
We offer a no interest payment plan that we personalize based on your financial needs. If it would be difficult for you to pay legal fees in one lump sum don’t worry, you can pay a small amount over a length of time instead.
Absolutely. While our offices normally close at 5 pm, we recognize that for many people a meeting time during working hours can be difficult. If you need special accommodations for a consultation let us know and we’ll try to schedule an afterhours telephone consultation.
Of course not! Once you’ve signed the paperwork permitting us to appear as your representative in court we can speak on your behalf and you’re not required to go in. There are exceptions, for example if you’ll be pleading or the case goes to trial, but we’ll discuss all of this with you and give you notice if you’ll need to be in court.
At this time, unfortunately not. The nearest location to have an Interlock Ignition installed would be in Peterborough:
1 A LifeSafer of Canada, Inc.
675 The Queensway, Unit C, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7J6
Hours of operation:
Monday – Friday : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lindsay Area Criminal Law Resources
Community Legal Clinic: Simcoe-Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes
Offers free legal advice and education (Note: Does not advise on criminal law. Will advise on human rights and obtaining legal assistance)
71 Colborne St E
Telephone: 705 326 6444
440 Kent St, W
If you have been charged with a criminal offence in Lindsay your hearing will occur at this Courthouse. The hours of operation here are Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm.
Due to COVID-19, the courts are not operating normally. For this reason, the public is being advised not to attend court unless otherwise stated. Alternative, remote options are being utilized to proceed with hearings.
Superior Court of Justice
Civil (tel): 705 324 1400
Criminal (tel): 705 324 1400
Enforcement (tel) 705 324 1400
Family (tel): 705 324 1400
Small Claims (tel): 705 324 1400
Ontario Court of Justice
Criminal Youth (tel): 705 324 1400
Criminal (tel): 705 324 1400
Ontario Victim Services
(tel) 705 324 1429
(fax) 705 324 1421
(tel) 705 324 1420
(fax) 705 324 1421
Accessibility Site Coordinator
(tel) 705 324 1400 ext 207
(alternate) 705 324 1402
Recent Lindsay Cases & Success Stories
Our client, Mr. M, was a middle-aged man with no criminal record, but he found himself in serious trouble when he was accused of sexual assault by the daughter of his neighbours.
Mr. S was charged after he prevented a police officer from arresting an individual for being intoxicated at a public place. While obstructing the officer, Mr. S grabbed the arm of the police officer and tried to push the police officer.
Our client, Mr. B, was charged with a serious sexual assault. The Crown had tried to prosecute him years earlier, but that prosecution fell apart. With the second attempt at prosecution taking place years later, there was a significant delay in the prosecution of this alleged offence. If convicted, our client would likely be facing several years of jail time.
Mr. H wanted to avoid the criminal charges. We recognized the unfortunate circumstances Mr. H had found himself in and established a clear goal: have Mr. H’s charges reduced to a non-criminal charge.
With an Over 80 charge, our client was able to avoid a criminal record and losing his driver’s licence as a result of cross-examination.
When police arrived on scene, Mr. K was outside of his vehicle asking for police assistance. Officers then detected the odour of alcohol on his breath.
About an hour after dawn on a clear, dry Sunday morning in May, in the heart of Muskoka, police were dispatched to a vehicle roll over. They arrived at the scene to find the vehicle on its roof. The driver Mr. N and his passenger were standing nearby as was a bystander. Mr. N was 20 years old and was in cottage country for a weekend away with a buddy.