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CAN A DUI HAVE AN EFFECT ON YOUR EMPLOYMENT?

Because a DUI is a criminal offence in Canada, having a drug or alcohol-related DUI charge can have an adverse effect on someone’s life. A first offense can mean having to pay fine and giving up your driver’s license for a while. Secondary and more offences can mean jail time as well as heavier fines and more severe consequences. In Toronto, a DUI in someone’s criminal record can have long-lasting effects on someone’s career and ability to get a job.

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WHEN TO HIRE A DUI LAWYER IN TORONTO?

Are you in a situation wherein you’re not sure whether you need a DUI lawyer or not? If you’re involved in drunk driving or have been arrested for driving under the influence, you have every reason to be worried. Whether or not you were in an accident, driving while intoxicated have severe consequences in Toronto and the rest of Canada. You’re doing the right thing by asking if you need to hire a DUI lawyer.

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WHY HIRE A LAWYER WHEN FACING CHARGES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND DOMESTIC ABUSE?

Charges of domestic violence and domestic abuse are treated with zero-tolerance Crown policies in Ontario. With the stigma and assumptions faced by those accused of domestic violence or domestic abuse, it is best to be fully informed before making key decisions on how to proceed. A small step can lead to a big mistake, which is why the best initial step is to hire a lawyer who is experienced in handing cases of domestic violence and domestic abuse to ensure that things are handled properly.

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USING YOUR RIGHT TO COUNSEL

The Right to Counsel is another term for your right to have an attorney or a lawyer upon detention or arrest as stated under Section 10 of the Canadian Charter of Rights. Sections 10(a) and 10(b) states that upon arrest or detention, you have the right to be informed why you’re being arrested and/or detained and that you have the right to hire and instruct a lawyer immediately and also be informed that you have this right.

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HANDLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES

Disputes between people who are or were in a relationship can often lead to domestic violence charges. However, domestic violence charges won’t simply go away when the person who called the police has a change of heart. Once police are involved and an incident of domestic violence has been laid, any spat that led to the charge is now under the control of the proceedings headed by the Crown Prosecutor.

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BEAT A DUI WITH A CRIMINAL LAWYER

A DUI charge has serious consequences that come in varying degrees depending on jurisdiction and offence. There are many technicalities that can prove to be challenging and result in a conviction if a DUI charge is handled incorrectly. This is the reason why the best initial move when charged with a DUI is to contact a DUI lawyer as soon as possible to make sure that proper legal steps are taken and to prevent a DUI charge from ruining one’s life.

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