Can I represent Myself?

You do not need a lawyer to represent you in court. If you do not have a lawyer, you will have to do everything that a lawyer would do to prepare your case and appear in court. For example, you will need to learn about: The court system and court procedures. The law that applies … Read more

How do I bail someone out of Jail?

With my assistance you can avoid having your loved one in jail for an unnecessary extended period of time. If you wish to bail someone out of jail and thus become a surety you must fulfill the following requirements: must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, no criminal record (you may still be a … Read more

What happens after an arrest?

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – to remain silent is the most important. Whatever happens, do not make a statement to the police until you consult with a lawyer. Gregory Leslie Law Office is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact our offices immediately so that you have the best protection possible. For less … Read more

When will a criminal trial occur?

In the Greater Toronto Area, a Provincial Court trial will normally take place between eight and twelve months from the date of arrest. A Superior Court trial where the accused elects to have a preliminary inquiry will normally take as long as two years to commence when the accused is out of custody

What is a Bail Hearing?

A bail hearing is a procedure where a judge or a justice of the peace determines whether a person charged with an offence should be released or held in custody pending trial. Bail is written permission from a court, allowing a person charged with a criminal offence to be out of jail while they wait … Read more

Bail or “show cause” hearing

Everyone who is arrested and not released from the scene of the alleged crime, or is not released later from the police station, will require a bail hearing to determine whether they are released or detained in custody. The bail hearing will set the tone for the whole matter. Winning the bail hearing is an … Read more