Each individual criminal defence lawyer has their own practices in terms of where they would be willing to travel to within the Province. Some criminal defence lawyers like myself practice in several different jurisdictions within the Province. Others may restrict their practices to one or two towns or cities.
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Much has changed in Alberta Courts with the COVID pandemic. Many court appearances are conducted “remotely” via telephone. It is important to check the Alberta Courts website in that regard so that you do not miss a court appearance even with the pandemic.
Defence lawyers ensure that the rights of accused persons are protected throughout the criminal process. Once a defence lawyer is hired by an accused person, there are a number of steps which a defence lawyer would typically go through in representing their clients.
If you or someone you know has been arrested and has been held for more than 24 hours without being brought before the Court for a bail hearing, then it may be that the charges could be dropped.
Few things in the typical Canadian's life cause more worry and uncertainty than facing a criminal accusation.
This is Part Three of a three-part article on your criminal defence rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
This is Part Two of a three-part article on your criminal defence rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Calgary citizens, listen up: while a good criminal defence lawyer is an absolute necessity if you've been arrested or accused of a crime, you are the first line of defence...