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Southern Ontario DUI Conviction Defence

Drinking and Driving Conviction Defence Lawyer in Southern Ontario

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Due to the severe and harsh punishments handed out to Southern Ontario DUI offenders charged with impaired driving, it is always advisable to contact an experienced and reliable DUI Lawyer.

What To Do When Faced With a DUI Offence in Southern Ontario,

A DUI Conviction (Driving under the Influence) can be disastrous for your future and a traumatic experience for first time offenders. Those proved to be guilty have severe penalties and fines imposed on them. In these punishments are enacted by both the acts of Parliament and those of the Provincial Assemblies. Hence the actual penalty may be different in Southern Ontario, but wherever the incident may take place the consequences can be extremely ruinous.

If you are slapped with a DUI offence, your first step should be to get in touch with an experienced Southern Ontario DUI lawyer. Our defence attorneys have a proven track record in these cases and can help evade a conviction and the consequent harsh penalties. Our team of lawyers will fight your case on technical grounds based on evidence collected from the site and from the cross-examination of prosecution witnesses. Call us immediately if you are interested in preventing a drinking and driving conviction.

Southern Ontario DUI Offence Laws - Points To Consider When Challenging a DUI Conviction

There are many aspects of a DUI criminal offence that we need to consider. Section 253 (1) states that every one commits an offence who operates a motor vehicle or vessel or assists in the operation of an aircraft or of railway equipment or has the care or control of a motor vehicle, vessel, aircraft or railway equipment, whether it is in motion or not.

A police officer can charge you when she/he has reasonable grounds to believe that drugs or alcohol impaired your operating ability and that you are beyond the limits of sobriety. You can be put through physical coordination tests, and if you are found to be impaired, then blood and urine samples and breathalyzer tests will be taken to substantiate the DUI offence further.

Do Not Hesitate To Contact Us If You Are Facing A DUI Conviction in Southern Ontario

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Types Of DUI Charges:

Impaired Driving

Driving Under The Influence

Over 80 m.g. DUI

Failure to Provide a Breathe Sample

Care and Control

Multiple DUI Offences

Consequences Of A DUI:

Criminal Record

Serving a Jail Sentence

Drivers License Suspension

Payment of Fines

Travel Restrictions

Loss of Income

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Extreme Drinking and Driving Offences in Southern Ontario,

This is the over 80 offence. An accused is charged with this offence when the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in the body exceeds 80mg for a 100 ml blood sample. However, for a DUI conviction, there are some procedures that need to be thoroughly followed by the authorities.

Each sample has to be taken as soon as possible after the incident with the first sample being taken not later than two hours. Thereafter, subsequent samples should be taken at 15 minutes intervals. The sample has to be directly taken in an approved instrument operated by a certified technician. The reports of the analysis made by the technician are admissible during trial. Our Southern Ontario DUI Lawyer goes through all these procedures and will ensure that none are overlooked.

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Fines and Punishments in Southern Ontario For a DUI Conviction

The minimum quantum of punishments for a DUI conviction are:

However, it is different if bodily harm or death has been caused due to impaired driving. In such cases;

  • If a prosecutor has opted for a summary conviction and no one is killed or hurt, the maximum sentence is 18 months of jail time.
  • If a prosecutor has opted for indictment and no one is killed or hurt, the maximum sentence is 5 years of jail time.
  • If a person has suffered bodily harm because of the DUI offence, the maximum DUI sentencing is 10 years of jail time.
  • If a person is killed because of the offence, the maximum sentence is life imprisonment.

Proven Strategies to Prevent a Drinking and Driving Conviction in Southern Ontario,

For drinking and driving offences, we present a defence that is largely based on technical grounds. Our main strategies that help us win is investigating whether the police officer violated any Charter Rights and whether the breath or blood sample analysis was carried out on approved instruments and within the set time frames as laid down by the law. We also gather firsthand evidence from the site of the incident to collate with that of the prosecutor and point out discrepancies if any.

If you are dealing with drinking and driving offences get in touch with us immediately for professional advice, consultation services and defence at trial.

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Adam Little received his LL.B in 2006 from Osgoode Hall Law School and has lectured at numerous educational conferences for the Law Society of Upper Canada and for the Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario. Mr. Little's exceptional knowledge of the law as it pertains to driving related offences has been observed at the highest levels of court in Canada. Mr. Little has conducted both trials and appeals, at all levels of court in Ontario. Watch the video below as Adam carries out an appeal at the Supreme Court of Canada.

How We Help our experience is your advantage
The initial in-person consultation to discuss your legal matter is FREE. The consultation is a personal meeting with Adam Little, and not an Associate. This is perhaps the most stressful time of a person’s life and thus there is no time limit to the meeting. Our experience includes a wide range of criminal and quasi-criminal litigation with a strong focus on impaired driving offences. When you come in and visit us we will evaluate your case and we will take whatever time is necessary to carefully review and discuss your criminal matter in a professional environment.

Areas Of Expertise what we are best at
  • Impaired Driving
  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Over 80 DUI
  • Failure To Provide
  • Multiple DUI Offences
  • Care And Control

Southern Ontario DUI Defence Attorney

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Southern Ontario DUI Defence Attorney With Consistent Results

We fight drinking and driving offences to the ground and our success rates speak for themselves.

Invaluable Experience

As experienced drunk driving attorneys, we are successful at gathering necessary information to protect you against drunk driving charges.

We have shown consistently favorable results when defending our clients against over 80 m.g DUI charges utilizing detailed investigation strategies.

As recognized DUI lawyers, we believe in upholding your safety and protection from all consequences arising from a failure to provide DUI charge.

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Superior Knowledge

Our team of impaired driving lawyers have extensive experience studying evidence and will provide a strong defence on your behalf at trial.

We explore all possibilities when defending clients who have multiple DUI offences and we strive to fight your case in the best way possible.

Our reputable DUI lawyers will protect you in court and make sure that you receive the best possible defence against any care and control charges.

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