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Experienced Criminal Defence Lawyers

Our mission is to connect Canadians charged with criminal offences to the resources they need to understand the criminal justice system and exercise their rights.

Canada Criminal Lawyer (“CCL”) is a legal resource and online directory website that connects Canadians with the source material and people they need to understand the criminal justice system. We are not a law firm and do not provide legal advice.

Canadians charged with criminal offences can call our toll-free phone number (855) 585-1777 to connect with a local lawyer, unaffiliated with CCL, who may be able to provide assistance and legal advice.

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Toronto Court Offices

Superior Court of Justice
361 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1T3

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Superior Court of Justice
330 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1R7

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Superior Court of Justice
393 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1E6

393 University Avenue, Toronto, ON

Superior Court of Justice – Divisional Court
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON
M5H 2N5

Osgoode Hall, Toronto, Ontario

Criminal Process

1. Initial Consultation

During the initial consultation, we will offer insights into the legal process and gather relevant information regarding the charges, available evidence, and your personal circumstances. This allows us to gain a comprehensive understanding of your case and provide you with tailored guidance and advice.

2. Evidence Review

The purpose of conducting a disclosure review is to meticulously examine the evidence presented by the prosecution and evaluate its strengths and weaknesses. By doing so, we aim to gain a thorough understanding of the case and formulate an effective defense strategy that maximizes our chances of success.

3. Discuss Your Options

Upon reviewing the disclosed evidence, we will engage in discussions with you regarding defense strategies and the range of available options. During these discussions, we will explore potential defenses, opportunities for negotiation, and alternative sentencing possibilities. This collaborative process aims to determine the optimal course of action for your defense.

Potential Outcomes

Proceed to Trial

Trial dates are typically scheduled several months after the initial court appearance. During the trial, the judge carefully examines all the evidence, which includes witness testimonies. If there has been a violation of your rights, we may submit a Charter Application to exclude evidence or request the dismissal of charges. This serves to safeguard your rights and ensure that any unlawfully obtained evidence is not taken into account.

Negotiate a Plea Agreement

The term "Crown" refers to the prosecution, representing the government and presenting the case against the accused. It is possible for the defense and the Crown to achieve a resolution, often referred to as a plea agreement or negotiated resolution, either before or during trial. This happens when both sides mutually agree to an acceptable outcome instead of pursuing a complete trial.

Plead Guilty To a Lesser Offence

In such circumstances, when the accused individual recognizes their involvement in the offense but desires a more favorable outcome, they may elect to enter a guilty plea to a reduced charge. The specifics of the guilty plea are established through negotiations with the Crown or as part of a plea agreement.

Criminal Offences

Whether you have been charged with a criminal offence or you are worried that you will be, call us now at (855) 585-1777 to learn how a lawyer can help you navigate your predicament.

  • Sexual Offences
  • Homicide
  • Criminal Harassment
  • Over 80mg%, refusal to blow, Impaired & Driving Offences
  • White Collar Crime
  • Drug Offences
  • Weapons & Firearms
  • Mischief
  • White Collar Crime
  • Assault, Aggravated Assault, Domestic Assault
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Talk to a lawyer first. It’s your right.

A criminal charge is a serious matter.  Your ability to travel, get a job and your reputation are at stake. Speak to us at no charge before you speak to the police. Most people charged with criminal offences will get a criminal record. We will provide you with a free initial consultation and will make your rights our priority.

Even if you can't afford a lawyer or are unsure if you need a lawyer we would be happy to speak with you. Call us today, day or night, for a free consultation.

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Alex Karapancev

Criminal Lawyer

130 Adelaide Street West, Suite 2929
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3P5

Office Phone: (416) 613-9984

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Meet Your Criminal Lawyer

It is critical for anyone charged with a crime, no matter how serious or seemingly minor, to hire a criminal lawyer in Toronto who not only has an impeccable track record, but who also sees you as a unique individual and not just another file. At Karapancev Law, this personal, dedicated, and effective advocacy is exactly what you will get every time.

With office in Toronto and Mississauga, Alex Karapancev provides legal representation throughout the Greater Toronto Area. He defends individuals and corporations facing criminal charges, regulatory offences, and professional discipline proceedings. Karapancev Law is one of the most respected criminal law firms in Toronto .

Contact Alex Karapancev today for your free consultation, anytime- day or night 24/7.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A qualified criminal defence lawyer can help you determine what defences might exist to the charges you face. 

Those convicted of criminal offences sometimes have to pay large fines and court surcharges.

In addition to legal fees, your lawyer might also charge you for out of pocket expenses known as "disbursements". This includes things like the cost of travel and printing. Many lawyers bill by the hour but some will offer a flat or fixed fee for service. Talk to a lawyer at a law firm near you about what financial arrangements are possible by calling 1 (855) 585-1777!

Contact us today for a free consultation and we will give you a quote!

It could be a month or it could be years. It depends on the complexity of your case, available court time and other factors. Simple cases without a trial can normally be wrapped up within a few months. Complex cases that require a trial could take much longer. Your lawyer can help time things so that your case doesn't drag on too long.

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