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Aitken Robertson
263 Charlotte Street
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 2V3

Did you get charged with a DUI offence like impaired or over 80 while in Port Hope? Or, with any other criminal offence for that matter? It is important not to delay getting criminal advice in these situations. Call Dan Lemaire, criminal lawyer with the law firm of Aitken Robertson, for a free 30-minute consultation and you’ll get some straightforward information about your case, including possible outcomes, as well as a fee quote that you can rely on. Dan practises criminal law in the Peterborough and Port Hope areas and he knows the local courts. And, if you retain Dan, you get the benefit of the shared legal experience of the whole team of Aitken Robertson criminal lawyers. If you have been charged with a drinking and driving offence, it is good to know that some of the lawyers at Aitken Robertson are trained “Breath Techs,” which means that they are particularly knowledgeable about the proper operation of the breath testing instruments used by police in drinking and driving cases.

Aitken Robertson offers flexible weekend and evening hours, and reasonable payments plans with no interest. The lawyers of Aitken Robertson will not bill you for minor disbursements like photocopies and postage and do not bill clients for mileage or other travel expenses.

If you hire Dan, he will carefully and thoroughly examine the evidence for your case and then will determine if there may be grounds to have your charges dismissed or reduced, for example if he finds that there has been a violation of your rights guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms. Having the benefit of the combined knowledge and experience of Dan and the rest of the Aitken Robertson team can mean the difference between: having the charges dropped or going to trial; being convicted or being acquitted; a poor plea bargain or a favourable one.

Dan and the rest of the Aitken Robertson lawyers are available to review your case at one of the firm’s convenient offices or meeting places in the areas of Port Hope, Cobourg, Peterborough, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Oshawa and throughout southern Ontario. Or, if you prefer, the free consultation can take place by phone. You can call toll-free: 1-800-668-1657.

Charges We Can Help You With

  • Impaired Driving: including operate motor vehicle over 80, impaired operation of a motor vehicle, refuse or fail to provide a breath sample, impaired by drugs, impaired operation of a vessel, drinking & driving.
  • Other Driving Offences: including dangerous driving, criminal negligence in the operation of a motor vehicle, drive prohibited, driving while suspended, stunt driving, careless driving, speeding, driving without insurance.
  • Domestic Assault: including peace bonds, breach of recognizance, threatening charges.
    Sex Assault: including rape, aggravated sexual assault, sexual touching, sexual exploitation.
  • Criminal Harassment: including stalking charges.
  • Bail Hearings: including acting as a surety, bail estreatment, bail hearings for all criminal and drug charges, bail appeals (reviews).
  • Young Offenders: including all criminal, drug, and traffic charges, diversion, extra judicial sanctions.
  • Drug Offences: including possession, trafficking, possession for the purpose, cultivation, production, importing.
  • Theft: including theft over, theft under, shoplifting, diversion of charges.
  • Frauds: including fraud over, fraud under, white collar crime, diversion of charges.
  • Mischief: including mischief under and mischief over, mischief endangering life.
  • Criminal Appeals: appeals against verdict, appeals against sentence.

Port Hope Criminal Lawyers at Aitken Robertson

Dan Lemaire - Criminal Lawyer

Dan Lemaire

Dan Lemaire is a Peterborough local who returned to his home town to article and practice law at Aitken Robertson after earning his J.D. at Queen’s. Dan earned awards for being top of his class in several courses, including criminal law and advanced legal research. Dan is almost as passionate about cooking as he is about the law and spends his free time trying out new recipes.
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Richard Aitken - Criminal Lawyer

Richard Aitken

With over 35 years practicing criminal law under his belt, Richard Aitken not only continues to handle his cases but assists the rest of his team with their cases daily. Richard has focused much of his practice on drinking and driving offences and is so passionate about this field of law he owns his own Initializer 8000TM, the instrument used by Ontario police for testing blood alcohol levels.
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Recent Cases in Port Hope

over 80 evidence inadmissible charges dismissed
Case Study: Evidence Inadmissible and Charge Dismissed – Over 80
The evidence collected after Mr. M. told the officer he accepted duty counsel as his representation was deemed inadmissible, and the charges of over 80 were dismissed. Mr. M. left the courtroom that day without fear that a criminal record might harm his business or his family.
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over 80 withdrawn
Case Study: Over 80 – Charge Withdrawn and No Criminal Record
Our client, a young first time offender with hopes of attending university and starting a career, was able to avoid a criminal record as well as implications for his driver's license.
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