How Can I Clear Up an Old Warrant?

How Can I Clear Up an Old Warrant?

Every now and then, someone will call our office wanting to know how to address an outstanding arrest warrant.  People are seldom confused as to why courts have ordered their arrests, but they are often in the dark about what to do about it.  This article is meant to...
Can I reduce my impaired Driving Charge to Careless Driving?

Can I reduce my impaired Driving Charge to Careless Driving?

Everything you need to know if you got a DUI impaired charge and want to plead it down to careless driving or reckless driving. I hear this all the time: “I want to reduce my drinking and driving charge to careless driving”; or “reckless driving” – which is not...
Bylaw Officer Assaults A Man And Wasn’t Charged

Bylaw Officer Assaults A Man And Wasn’t Charged

On April 4th, an Ottawa father was assaulted by a bylaw officer and given a $2,000 fine. He says he was singled out of the crowd who were asked to leave Michelle Heights park. Because no charges were laid against the bylaw officer for the assault, the Ottawa father...
June 2020 Update to Ontario Courts’ Response to COVID-19

June 2020 Update to Ontario Courts’ Response to COVID-19

In response to the uncertainty of the pandemic, Ontario criminal courts will continue to operate on a reduced schedule. Matters will be automatically postponed unless the Court or your lawyer tells you otherwise. For the occasional matters that do proceed during the...