February 7, 2021
In 2014, nearly 1300 Canadians were killed by impaired driving. Nearly 300 of these deaths involved individuals who tested positive for alcohol alone. Such statistics highlight the consequences of drinking and driving in Canada and Ontario. While the consequences can be tragic, downward trends in drinking and driving offences show positive developments.
February 1, 2021
Richard Aitken and Richard Robertson explain how the Intoxilyzer works and do a test of the device.
January 29, 2021
This blog focuses exclusively on the offence of refusing or failing to provide police with a breath sample to detect alcohol and introduces some of the common issues and defences that arise during litigation of such charges.
January 28, 2021
The short answer is that there is a wide range of potential legal fee costs. Many factors will determine what a particular lawyer would likely charge for such representation.
January 22, 2021
The current regime in Ontario for people convicted under the drinking and driving laws, creates a system that is strict with first-time offenders, but also gives them breaks that did not exist before August 2010.
January 18, 2021
Richard Aitken introduces the Intoxilyzer 8000 and explains how it works, possible issues with its functioning, different variables that can affect the results, and why it's so valuable to have at Aitken Robertson.
January 7, 2021
Depending on the skill and experience of the lawyer, and the complexity of your case, it will likely cost between a few and several thousand dollars for legal fees. However, every client’s file is different and lawyers, billing methods tend to vary.