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Finding yourself facing a criminal charge in Calgary can be a scary thing. If you don't have the funds available for an experienced defence lawyer, it can be even scarier. Fortunately, many in Calgary who are facing a serious criminal charge but are unable to pay for their own defence lawyer can obtain a government-funded lawyer.
In Part 1 of this article, you learned that those in Calgary who have been charged with serious crimes yet are unable to fund their own defence have two opportunities to receive assistance in paying for a defence lawyer. The first of these is through Legal Aid Alberta.
You know that an experienced defence lawyer is an important asset if you've been charged with a crime in Calgary. After all, there's a reason that your right to consult with a lawyer is one of the first rights enumerated in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
When you find yourself facing a serious criminal charge in Calgary, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Understanding the charges against you, trying to deal with the Calgary Police and Crown prosecutors involved in your case, the impact of your charge and/or arrest on your family and your career
A compassionate Calgary defence lawyer continues her description of Calgary's Legal Aid services and how you can obtain the defence lawyer you deserve.
This section describes the rights that every Canadian including everyone here in our fair city of Calgary is entitled to when they are arrested and/or charged with a crime.
We know that times are tough, economically speaking, for many families and individuals in Calgary.
Legal Aid is a service that provides legal advice and legal representation to Calgary citizens who are unable to afford a lawyer's services on their own.