Criminal Defense Lawyer for DUI Charges

Facing Criminal Charges for Drunk Driving? Hire a Toronto Lawyer

Regina v. Bennett, [2008] (Ont. Crt)

Ms Bennett, an executive and woman who had never been in trouble with the law before was charged with refusing to comply with a breath sample and over 80. She met with Ms Shemesh who passionately defended her with a view to cross examining the police about their failure to ensure that Ms Bennett was afforded with proper legal counsel prior to complying with the breath demand. Ms Shemesh cross examined the police officers and it was discovered that Ms Bennett had in fact contacted a lawyer and was awaiting their arrival to blow into the device. Police refused such a request and charged her accordingly. With her license at stake, Ms Shemesh argued that this was wrong in law and unfair in principle. The Court agreed.

DUI Lawyer can Help you with Drunk Driving Criminal Charges

If you are facing criminal charges due to Driving under the Influence (DUI), you will need to a hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer. In Ontario, you have the right to speak to your lawyer when you are facing DUI charges, before giving a breath sample to police. If you have been pulled over by police, speak to your Toronto lawyer first. A defense lawyer specializing in DUI will be able to advise you on how to proceed in your particular circumstances.

As your criminal defense lawyer and DUI specialist, I will be able to advise you on how to proceed, if you were denied proper legal counsel before a breath test. In the example above, all criminal charges from refusing to immediately comply with giving a sample, is automatically inadmissible, due to Ms. Shemesh’s cross examination of the police officers in question.

Call a DUI Lawyer today!

If you face criminal charges due to drunk driving and denial of legal counsel, you will need a top Toronto lawyer to challenge these charges. Call Leora Shemsh at her Toronto lawyer’s office today, at (416) 944-8111 and speak to a top DUI lawyer.