Co-accused? no disclosure?

I was arrested and charged with posseasion of a controlled substance undercover police watched me get in and out of my dealers vehicle whom they had been investigating for some time. He then drove away and I went into the store and police came in and confronted me. My dealer was later arrested after they executed a search warrant at his residence and he was charged with multiple drug related offences including possession for the purpose of trafficking. The court has mentioned me and the co-accused being him so am confused what this means. Will I be faced with the same punishment and penalties for what he has been charged with? I do not have a lawyer yet and the courts will not give me my disclosure despite two appearances which I have asked for more time to retain a lawyer. Any offers of helpful opinions/knowledge would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

Asked 6 months ago in Brampton, Ontario
Categories: Criminal Law

Answer Now

Benjamin O Mbaegbu

Answer by Benjamin O Mbaegbu

Not VerifiedOntario lawyer

You should get a lawyer to speak to the crown attorney to know exactly if you are an accused or a prospective witness.
For the fact that you are not yet arrested means that you are not in a serious danger of incarceration.

Posted 6 months ago

Please note that this is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice to you. Legal advice pertaining to your particular situation can only be provided by a lawyer who has met with you to obtain all pertinent background information necessary to give you a formal legal opinion. For formal legal advice, hire a lawyer (many give a free first consultation). Contact Benjamin O Mbaegbu, or search the Lawyer Directory.

For Lawyers:
Join the Directory
for Free!

Learn More
Immigration Tim Bailey British Columbia Lawyer Tim Bailey Verified Lawyer Immigration to Canada is a matter of careful planning. Details

Connect with us:

Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone - Watch Online TV ShowWatch Online TV Show