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COVID-19 Bail Hearing Decisions

While the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice are being forced to adjust to the coronavirus pandemic by embracing the widespread use of telephone conference calls, video appearances and virtually courtrooms where all the participants are...

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How to Bail Someone Out Jail?

Being released on a reasonable bail is extremely important in ultimately determining how a criminal case unfolds. Remaining in custody until trial affects how a criminal case is heard and has severe implications on an accused person's life and relationships. Being...

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Supreme Court Adds Life to 90-Day Reviews

    The Supreme Court of Canada in Myers, 2019 SCC 18, just added new life and purpose to the 90-day detention reviews. The real question will be how the Courts and various Crown Attorney Offices react. This could easily mean many more section 525 reviews to...

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What To Do If Denied Bail In Toronto

Once arrested and charged for a criminal offence in Toronto, depending on the nature of the allegations police will either release the accused or hold them for a bail hearing, or more formally called show cause hearings. Bail allows people to continue with their daily...

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Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Diversion For Criminal Charges in Ontario

Many individuals facing criminal charges have questions about alternate methods of making up for the harm caused by their alleged crime instead of a prison sentence. In this post, we’ll examine what is meant by diversion, go through the diversion procedures and discuss who is eligible and what is...

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