A Paralegal can defend you on these Criminal Summary charges
Product description:If you were charged with a criminal offence, Ontario paralegals can help you.You need to know your options and act quickly. A criminal charge is serious
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MINOR SUMMARY CRIMINAL CHARGE?
Paralegals in Ontario May Represent You in Court for Summary Charges and Some Hybrid Criminal Charges
If you were charged with a criminal offence, Ontario paralegals can help you.
You need to know your options and act quickly. The steps you take will affect your future and, in some cases, your freedom. Every criminal charge is serious and should not be taken lightly.
If you plead guilty to a criminal offence, you are admitting the allegations and relieve the crown to prove your case beyond reasonable doubt. Many criminal offences can result in substantial jail time.
You will get a Criminal record which may prevent you from obtaining employment and/or traveling to other countries.
A paralegal could arrange that the your charge be dealt with by alternative methods as opposed to a criminal conviction on your record.
Paralegals will offer you legal advice and reliable defence in court. Do not risk conviction for a criminal charge because you did not know the criminal process or simply were not familiar with hidden penalties .
If you have been arrested for a criminal offence you will need immediate help from a paralegal who handles criminal matters.
WHAT CHARGES CAN A PARALEGAL DEFEND ME AGAINST?
Fail/Refuse to Provide a Breath Sample
Theft Under $5000
Fraud Under $5000
Dangerous Driving (summary)
Possession of Controlled Substances
Criminal charges under the
Criminal Code of Canada, are extremely serious. There are three types of charges based on the gravity of the offence.
Hybrid Offences (offences whereby the Crown elects to proceed by the Indictable or Summary procedure)
Paralegals may represent people charged with summary or hybrid offences involving less serious crimes where the maximum punishment is six months incarceration and/or a five thousand ($5,000) dollar fine.
All other offences must be represented by a lawyer although you can represent yourself.
Examples of Summary Offences Which An Ontario Paralegal Can Handle For You
s.129 Obstructing or Resisting Peace Officer
s.130 Impersonating a Peace Officer
s.134 Swearing False Statement
s.139 Obstructing Justice
s.140 Public Mischief
s.145 Failure to Appear
s.163 Corrupting Morals
s.168 Mailing Obscene Materials
s.173 Indecent Acts
s.174 Public Nudity
s.175 Causing a Disturbance, Indecent Exhibition, Loitering