There are a variety of drug offences for which you could be accused of, and may need to contact a defence lawyer.
These drug offences range from simple possession, possession for the purpose of trafficking, and trafficking. You may also be facing drug charges for importing, exporting, or production. Some of these drugs include, cocaine, marijuana, hashish, methamphetamines, and others. All of the drugs that are illegal in Canada are listed in the Canadian Criminal Code; a lawyer with a wealth of experience in defending persons accused of drug crimes can help you understand what is and isn’t legal.
Those who are charged with drug offences are typically challenging the manner in which they were arrested, stopped, searched, or the manner in which items were seized. A criminal defence lawyer can actively defend you and represent your interests with passion and persuasion.
Choosing a Drug Crimes Lawyer
Are you living in the Greater Toronto Area, and have been charged with possession of an illegal drug? If so, consider consulting a lawyer in Toronto that has experience dealing with drug-related charges. Choosing the right drug lawyers in Toronto can be an overwhelming task, due to the large number of defence lawyers in Ontario.
Leora Shemesh is an experienced defence lawyer in Ontario. She specializes in providing expert legal advice and protecting the rights of individuals facing criminal charges in Ontario courts. As a lawyer who understands drug crimes, she has extensive knowledge in the field of criminal law and drug-related crimes.
As you can see from some of her cases, her proficiency in challenging search warrants is evidence of her experience as a drug crimes lawyer in Toronto. Furthermore, she often contests stops in vehicles, detention and searches of vehicles, lockers, residences, and other personal property. She has defended several drug crimes cases with defences that rested on knowledge and/or control over the narcotics.
If you or someone you know needs advice from a defence lawyer with experience protecting the rights of individuals facing drug charges in Ontario, please contact us at (416) 944-8111.