Whether you were at a bar, a sporting arena or at work, a minor confrontation with your neighbour, colleague or an acquaintance might lead to a more serious situation where significant injury or death may occur. Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter, in Ottawa, is prepared to address the complexities of your case with planning and strategy.
While our lawyers are experienced, they are also well-versed with the Criminal Code. The facts of your case will determine the investigative and preparation techniques. As our lawyers gather the relevant information, they leave no questions unanswered starting from simple questions, such as whether the fight was consensual or was the client acting in self-defence.
Violent Crime Offences Defended
- Aggravated assault
- Assault with a weapon
- Criminal negligence causing bodily harm or death
- Murder including first and second degree
- Attempted murder
We are one of the oldest and the largest criminal defence law firms in the Ottawa region. Our experience is focused on the preparation, which includes the following steps to ensure you receive the best possible result:
- Reviewing the evidence against you
- Gathering the facts
- Questioning the witnesses
- Hiring experts or investigators
Ontario Weapons Offences Lawyer
A conviction for a serious weapons offence could result in a lengthy jail sentence ranging from six months to a maximum of 10 years in prison. When faced with such serious consequences, it is imperative that you take action toward your defence today. Our lawyers can vigorously defend you while offering creative options based on your goals and needs. Note: A weapon could range from a pocket or hunting knife, crossbow to a firearm.
If you are a first-time offender or have a minor record, our lawyers may be able to negotiate on your behalf with the Crown to avoid jail time with no criminal record. But there are caveats, depending upon the facts of your case.
Take Action On Your Defence
For a free consultation with one of our experienced defence lawyers, please call Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter locally at 613-604-2188 or toll free 1-877-786-4479. You can also reach us via email and someone will respond to your request immediately. If you are calling from jail, let our representative know and your lawyer can visit you there.
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