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150 Years Of Combined Experience In Protecting Your Rights

Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter is one of the oldest and the largest law firms offering legal services for a wide range of criminal offences in the Ottawa region. With a combined experience of over 150 years, our lawyers have served individuals and corporate clients with skill and compassion, and effectively advocated in trials and appeals alike.

If you have been charged with a criminal offence, our lawyers strive to produce results via a vigorous defence. Our firm works tirelessly to get your life back to where it was, especially when your reputation, freedom and future are at stake. Our experienced lawyers provide a comprehensive defence, taking all factors into consideration.

Our office is located in Ottawa and our clients come to us from eastern Ontario, including Brockville, Cornwall, Perth, Pembroke and Kemptville.

Ottawa's Professional Trial Lawyers

Our firm is comprised of experienced trial lawyers, offering quality service with practical legal advice that goes above and beyond. The firm represents matters of common offences as well as high-profile, sensitive matters equally. Each case is tailored individually, with diligence and straightforwardness, to ensure client confidentiality is not compromised at any level. Our team of lawyers prepares and investigates each case, leaving no room for surprises.

Our team has defended clients charged with all types of sexual offences, driving offences, domestic violence, commercial fraud, tax evasion, occupational health and safety offences, youth crimes, war crimes, drug offences, violent crimes and weapons offences.

Recent Posts From Our Blog

  • Diversion for YouthApril 26, 2017Extrajudicial sanctions or EJS is a program for young persons charged with a criminal offence. This program is also sometimes referred to as Diversion. When a young person has never been charged with an offence, before, and when the allegation...
  • Recent Supreme Court of Canada Case regarding Warrantless SearchesApril 19, 2017The Supreme Court recently ruled in the case of R v Paterson, 2017 SCC 15, that police cannot search your home without a warrant simply because it would be impractical to obtain one. Warrantless entries must be compelled by urgency,...
  • To have a preliminary inquiry or not, that is the questionApril 12, 2017As recently as a few months ago, the Attorney General for Ontario was in the news calling for the elimination of preliminary inquiries. The concern from the Attorney General was for court delays and this elimination, he claimed, would help...

Contact The Experienced Team Of Criminal Lawyers

The team at Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter has gained its reputation by providing high-level professional criminal defence. If you are facing a criminal charge, do not wait; instead, contact our firm by calling 613-604-2188 locally or toll free at 1-877-786-4479 to schedule a consultation.

Our lawyers are proficient in both the official languages – English and French.

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