Do I Really Need A Real Estate Lawyer?

Do I Really Need A Real Estate Lawyer?

DOES THE LAW REQUIRE ME TO HAVE A REAL ESTATE LAWYER WHEN PURCHASING OR SELLING A PROPERTY IN ONTARIO? The answer to this question is a resounding yes. In fact one of the most important people you’ll work with when completing your real estate transaction is your real...
License Suspension

License Suspension

My License was Suspended, what should I do? In Ontario, when someone is charged with impaired driving, they automatically get a 90-day administrative license suspension. This suspension legally prevents them from driving for 90 days. If your license has been suspended...
Judicial Pre-Trial

Judicial Pre-Trial

What is a Judicial Pre-Trial? A judicial pre-trial is very similar to a crown pre-trial. The biggest difference is that a judicial pre-trial (JPT) is held in front of a judge in chambers or in a closed court. A closed court means only the crown and defence...
Bail

Bail

I Have To Make Bail – What Should I Do? Section 11 of The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that “Any person charged with an offence has the right… (e) not to be denied reasonable bail without just cause.” Bail is a court order, allowing a person charged...
Crown Pre-Trial

Crown Pre-Trial

What is a Crown Pre-Trial? A Crown Pre-Trial, also referred to as a “Crown Resolution Meeting” is a discussion held with the Crown Attorney and the Defence Lawyer that occurs before a trial is scheduled or a trial date is set. This Crown pre-trial is the first chance...