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  • How much does a DUI lawyer cost in Toronto?

    Like the cost of hiring a lawyer in any other criminal case, the cost of defending a DUI case depends on many factors. How are DUI cases billed? At BPS, as is our practice with most criminal matters, DUIs are charged on a block fee basis. This means your lawyer will quote you a fixed price for all t … Read more »

  • Bail Review

    Bail conditions that make you wonder if you should have stayed in custody for one more day. Understanding the Bail System in Canada and how to vary onerous bail conditions.   The Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees a right to a reasonable bail. The Criminal Code states that a person MUST be re … Read more »

  • What Does Bail Mean

    What does “Bail” mean? Bail is the temporary release of an accused person while their charges work their way through the court system towards a withdrawal of the charges, a resolution or a Trial. In Canada, what we call “Bail” is technically called Judicial Interim Release. Bail hearings are for the … Read more »

  • Liberal sexual assault reform, Ed Prutschi, Newstalk 1010 Legal Analyst.

    In the wake of the acquittals for former CBC host, Jian Ghomeshi, the federal Liberal government enacted a series of significant reforms to the Criminal Code impacting how sexual assault trials would be conducted. One of those reforms created a unique requirement upon the defence to disclose informa … Read more »

  • How much does it cost to hire a Criminal Lawyer in Toronto

    While it is commonly understood that hiring a criminal lawyer is not a cheap proposition, it is very difficult for a person to comprehend what is a reasonable or realistic cost for the services of a criminal lawyer.  As is the case with other professionals, there are a number of factors that will im … Read more »