Criminal Summary Charges

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Criminal Summary Charges

A paralegal may represent an accused person charged with a summary conviction offence. The penalty for a summary conviction offence is a $5000 fine or a jail term of six months or both. A paralegal may represent an accused person where the Crown elects to proceed summarily with a hybrid offence as long as the general penalty of a maximum of six months imprisonment or a $5000 fine or both applies. Until the Crown makes an election to proceed by way of a summary conviction offence or by an indictable offence, a hybrid offence is deemed to be an indictable offence. 

Legal Action has the experience and knowledge you need to help you fight a summary conviction offence charge. Legal Action is a multi-year winner of the Consumer Choice Award and has been providing Legal Services for over 17 years.  Choose Legal Action to represent you! Just call 416-226-7250 for a free initial consultation. 

 

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