Fees and Resources

Fees & Resources

Navigating the criminal justice system can be a frightening prospect.  Studies and articles seem to regularly comment on the many failings of the criminal justice system — of it being “broken”, of there being too much delay, of trial dates too far into the future, of arbitrary arrest, and especially of uninformed clients pleading guilty without understanding the consequences.

There are many consequences of finding yourself in the criminal justice system, and often many misunderstandings that experienced criminal defence lawyers are regularly confronted with.  Some of these misunderstandings have to do with the consequences of criminal records, “sealed” youth records, the consequences of discharges, fees and legal aid issues (who qualifies), and issues specifically relating to non-citizens charged with criminal offences.  This section will attempt to briefly address some of these in the following links you can click on below: