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What Happens When I’m Arrested And It’s Not My First Drinking & Driving Offence?

Drinking and driving laws in Ontario are already quite strict for first-time offenders, so what happens if someone has been arrested for subsequent offences? Consequences …

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Arrive Alive Study: Cost of a Drunk Driving Conviction is About $23,000

And that does not even include legal fees! There’s also the fees of somebody driving you around for the 90 days that you were suspended and then it’s about $800-$1200 on average in Toronto/GTA when your vehicle gets impounded. Food for thought! Next time you consider drinking and driving, please take an Uber. You can save money and lives!

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How Long Does a DUI Stay On Your Record in Canada?

Having a DUI on your record could present a lot of issues in the future. Therefore, it is best to not have a DUI charge or conviction on your record or at least find a way on how it can be taken out of it. If you have some questions about impaired driving in Canada and DUI charges in Canada, then keep on reading.

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What Are the Consequences for A DUI Conviction in Ontario?

It shouldn’t take a lawyer to tell you that a DUI is a very serious offense that can have lifelong consequences. The wrong defence can mean a conviction that can mark one’s permanent record for years. Hiring a DUI lawyer should be the first thing on your agenda if you ever find yourself having to face a DUI charge.

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Can You Get A DUI On A Bike in Toronto?

Using a bike to get to one place or another is a favourite mode of transportation for a lot of people in Toronto, especially for those who are health conscious or who are trying to be more environmentally friendly; but if you live in the city, then you probably have also wondered if it’s possible to get a DUI on a bike.

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Court decision a major victory for upholding our client’s rights

Protecting your legal rights is a responsibility I take seriously. My firm has always fought tenaciously to ensure those rights are respected and upheld with every step you take on your path to justice. It begins with our first conversation and only ends when your case is resolved.

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