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What is the public’s role in our justice system?
What is the public’s role in our justice system?

Judges and lawyers are key players when a case goes to trial. But there is an equally important group of people who take part in each case and they are the members of the public.

How are Canadian courts organized?
How are Canadian courts organized?

As a criminal lawyer who has been practising for more than a decade, I regularly appear in courtrooms in Ottawa, L’Orignal, Brockville, Perth and Pembroke, defending clients against a wide array of charges including assault, impaired driving, sex offences and fraud.

What is the Criminal Code?
What is the Criminal Code?

This is the second of a multi-part series examining basic principles in Canadian criminal law.

What is criminal law in Canada?
What is criminal law in Canada?

This is the first of a multi-part series examining basic principles in Canadian criminal law.

 

How to choose the right lawyer (Part 5)
How to choose the right lawyer (Part 5)

When people meet me for a free consultation to talk about their case, subjects that invariably come up are the fees I charge as well as my retainer.

How to choose the right lawyer (Part 4)
How to choose the right lawyer (Part 4)

When you come to speak to me about legal matters, anything you tell me is privileged, which means confidential. I cannot talk to anyone about what you disclosed without your explicit permission.

How to choose the right lawyer (Part 3)
How to choose the right lawyer (Part 3)

Most people have little direct contact with the criminal justice system. If you are being investigated or charged with a crime, you should seek experienced legal counsel to guide you through our judicial system.

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