Criminal Lawyer Hamilton
Criminal Lawyer in Toronto
Being accused of a criminal offence is not only stressful, but it can put your livelihood, liberty and reputation at risk. Your decision to choose an experienced and aggressive criminal lawyer in Brampton is critically important to protect you and your rights.
SHAIKH LAW Brampton criminal defence lawyers have successfully defended clients charged with a wide range of criminal offences across the Peel region, including the following police districts: Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.
At Shaikh Law, our Lawyer and Staff serving you in Brampton or Peel Region area are fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Gujrati.
What We Can Do For You?
Initial 15 minutes consultation over the phone or in-person is free of charge.
“A law is valuable, not because it is a law, but because there is right in it.”
communication is key
We Keep You Informed Every Step of the Way
We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way
Most frequent questions and answers
If you miss a court date, the judge or justice of the peace can issue one of the following orders :
- order a bench warrant for your arrest, or
- order a discretionary bench warrant and adjourn your matter.
If no order was issued then the matter may simply have been adjourned to another date. You should retain a criminal lawyer in Toronto or you can also contact the criminal law clerk at the courthouse to inquire about your next court date
If you are accused of a crime the Police have the discretion to release you on conditions to appear in court.
You must appear in court for your first appearance on the date mentioned in your release papers issued by the Police.
Ideally, you should retain a criminal lawyer in Toronto before your first court appearance.
On the date of your first appearance, you or your lawyer will be given disclosure/evidence from the crown providing details of the offence(s).
You will also be given a return date slip as a reminder.
If you have been arrested and detained by Police, you have the following rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
- Reason for your arrest and detention.
- Searched but only in a reasonable manner.
- Right to remain silent.
- You have a right to speak to a lawyer, in most circumstances.
Bail is essentially a court order to allow the temporary release of an accused on conditions while criminal prosecution is in process.
It is not a hearing to decided whether you are innocent or guilty of an offence. It is merely a hearing to decide if you should be allowed to be released into the community pending criminal trial or prosecution.
Find a Criminal Lawyer Near You
We have Multiple Meeting Location Across The Greater Toronto Area.
Toronto Downtown | Mississauga | Brampton | Oakville | Milton | Hamilton |