Since our inception in 2005, the criminal lawyer team of Lockyer Posner Craig has garnered a professional reputation as a leading criminal defence law firm serving Chatham, the Toronto GTA and throughout Ontario. Our team of criminal lawyers apply a relentless, proactive approach to ensure the rights of our clients are protected, and their representation fair. Lockyer Posner Craig founding partners have a century of combined experience in criminal defence, including some the most challenging criminal cases in Canada.
If you have been charged with a crime in the Chatham area and think you may require the services of a criminal lawyer to represent you, put your trust in the highly-skilled, professional and experienced criminal law firm of Lockyer Posner Craig. The sooner you hire the right criminal lawyer, the odds of winning your case increase.
As criminal lawyers we represent clients on all criminal, regulatory and provincial offences at trial and on appeal. Our cases are diverse, ranging from the defence of the wrongly convicted to those facing tax, driving, drug or homicide charges, and our purpose is singular in focus: to establish and attain the highest standards in trial and appellate advocacy. If you have been charged with a serious crime, put your trust in a highly-skilled Lockyer Posner Craig criminal defence lawyer.
Lockyer Posner Craig criminal defence lawyer services include (but are not limited to):
DUI Impaired Driving
If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI), impaired driving, driving while ‘over 80’, care and control of a motor vehicle while ‘over 80’, or refusing to provide a breath sample in Chatham and the surrounding area or anywhere in Ontario you may need to hire a criminal defence law firm with proven success in drinking and driving cases. The criminal defence lawyers of Lockyer Posner Craig have defended a very large number of DUI impaired driving cases in Chatham and throughout Ontario and the sooner you hire the right criminal lawyer for your DUI case, the odds of winning your case increase.
Lockyer Posner Craig criminal lawyers have unparalleled experience and a strong record of success in the defence of criminal charges in Chatham and throughout the province at the Ontario Court and Superior Court of Justice in Ontario. Our success comes in our exhaustive preparation and strategy including an exceptional network of forensic expert witnesses, in psychiatry, pathology, toxicology, biology, accounting and other areas of expertise to challenge the prosecution.
Driving While High
The legalization of marijuana in Canada has ramifications for DUI offenses in the near term as many will not know about the laws and limits surrounding driving while high – ignorance of the law, however, is never a defence. Everyone is presumed to know the law. As with drinking and driving, driving while high can impact your criminal record — and future — and laws may vary by province. If you are charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or impaired driving due to drugs in Chatham, Toronto or throughout Ontario, you may need to hire a criminal lawyer versed and experienced in cases of driving while high cases and the new marijuana legislation.
Narcotics Related Charges
If you have been charged with drug possession, drug trafficking or drug cultivation under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA), you need a criminal lawyer for your drug defence case. The right criminal lawyer, experienced in defending drug and narcotics related offences, can increase the odds of winning your case. Lockyer Posner Craig has successfully represented narcotics related cases in Chatham, the Toronto GTA and throughout Ontario at the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice.
Lockyer Posner Craig occupies a unique position in securing justice for the wrongly convicted in Canada and our lawyers have represented some of the best-known victims of miscarriages of justice and seen them reversed, sometimes with apologies and compensation from governments. Lockyer Posner Craig has pioneered the preparation of applications for Ministerial Review by the Minister of Justice under Part XXI.1 of the Criminal Code. Our lawyers work regularly with leading forensic scientists who help correct the mistakes of government laboratories.
If you have been accused or charged with a violent crime in Chatham or anywhere in Ontario, you need a criminal lawyer who can help increase the odds of winning your case. With years of related, professional experience, the criminal defence lawyers of Lockyer Posner Craig have successfully handled a very large number of cases involving violent crime through the legal process at the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice.
If you have been accused or charged with a sexual assault in Chatham, Toronto or anywhere in Ontario, you need a criminal lawyer who can help increase the odds of winning your case. You should speak with a criminal lawyer experience in sexual assault cases before speaking with the police about any allegation of a sexual assault as anything you say can be used later should you be charged. In most instances, once the police have received a complaint of sexual assault, criminal charges are laid. With years of related professional experience, the criminal defence lawyers of Lockyer Posner Craig in Chatham have successfully handled a large number of sexual assault cases through the legal process at the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice in Ontario.
White collar crime charges and allegations generally involve insider trading, securities fraud, insurance fraud, computer and Internet fraud, money laundering and embezzlement or employee theft. If you have been charged with fraud or other white-collar crimes, the role of an experienced criminal lawyer is invaluable and the sooner you retain one, the better the chances and odds of winning your case. Since 2005, Lockyer Posner Craig has successfully handled many white collar and fraud related cases in Chatham and throughout Ontario at the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice.
If you have been charged with a crime in the Chatham area, trust the criminal defence lawyer team of Lockyer Posner Craig. Call toll-free 1-844-395-4084 for a confidential consultation and get the criminal defence representation you need, today.
Lockyer Posner Craig has experience defending cases in: Toronto, Brampton, Newmarket, Oshawa, Hamilton, Bradford, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Guelph, Kitchener, St. Thomas, Woodstock, Orangeville, London, Chatham, Windsor, Cobourg, Kingston, Ottawa, Pembroke, Brantford, Milton, Barrie, Orillia, North Bay, Thunder Bay and Timmins and throughout Ontario.