I am being charged with a DUI for suspected drug use. Should I argue for diversion as this is first time offense. no criminal record.

Asked 16 days ago in Mississauga, Ontario
Categories: Criminal Law

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Andrew Captan

Answer by Andrew Captan

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Diversion is not somethings the Crown Attorneys offer for Impaired Driving cases.  You will likely need to hire a criminal defence lawyer, if you want to maximize your chances at avoiding a criminal record.  These charges involve mandatory minimum punishments if you are found guilty of a combined fine / driving prohibition.

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Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Posted 15 days ago

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