Criminal Court of Appeal Lawyer Toronto
You have only 30 days after your trial ends to serve and file a Notice of Appeal. Call (416) 363-3612 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org to book your free consultation with a qualified appeals lawyer in Toronto now. Where your appeal will be heard depends on whether the Crown proceeded by summary conviction or indictment. If the Crown proceeded by summary conviction, then your appeal will be heard in the Summary Conviction Appeals Court in the same city or jurisdiction where your trial took place. If the Crown proceeded by indictment or if you are appealing against a judgment of the Summary Conviction Appeals Court, then your appeal will be heard in Court of Appeal for Ontario in Toronto. All appeals from the Court of Appeal are heard in the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa.
Your criminal appeals lawyer in Toronto will advise you on the strength of your appeal, and recommend whether or not it is worth pursuing. Appeals can be difficult and sometimes are not worth your time or expense. However, cases do arise where very valid points can be raised. Judges can make mistakes with convictions and sentencing, and in these cases, you can win.
John Erickson is a criminal appeals lawyer in Toronto who will provide free consultations so that you can assess your situation at no cost. After almost 20 years of experience, John Erickson has the expertise to review your case and provide sound advice.