DRUG PRODUCTION

DRUG PRODUCTION

Defence for Criminal Production of Drugs Charges

If you have been accused of running a grow-op for drug production, such as a marijuana greenhouse or a meth lab, you should think about the potential consequences and penalties you face when deciding who will represent you. Having an effective legal partner on your side who will work to obtain a positive result in your drug production case can make a significant impact on the outcome.

At the office of Neuberger & Partners LLP, our lawyers have established themselves as experienced and highly-skilled in criminal and drug crimes defence throughout the Greater Toronto Area and across Ontario. We have taken on significant and high-profile cases, many featured in regional and national news stories, and we have established a strong record of success.*

We can put our reputation and commitment to effective defence to work for your case.

Experienced Defence Against Allegations of Large- and Small-Scale Operations

Any drug crime defence involves the intersection of complicated laws and facts. This requires the attention of professional, thorough and creative counsellors to reach consistent results. In cases involving large-scale grow-ops, the need for agile, creative and experienced criminal defence cannot be greater.

We are focused on thoroughly preparing your case and diligently pursuing strategies, including:

  • Thoroughly preparing defendants and defence witnesses for trial
  • Fully and independently investigating the prosecution’s allegations
  • Investigating the facts alleged in the search warrant
  • Employing reliable experts to provide testimony
  • Building on proven strategies for success
  • Exploring constitutional challenges

The penalties and consequences of a conviction can be severe, and when issues such as hydro-bypass and utilities fraud are added to existing charges, the need for counsel who understands the complex legal and factual issues at hand is even greater. Our firm stands ready to represent all clients in drug production cases, including those involving cultivation of marijuana, production of cocaine, meth labs, heroin and Ecstasy.

We have the resources and knowledge to handle complex drug crimes defence including drug production, grow-ops and conspiracy charges. For more than two decades, we have proved ourselves a leader in criminal defence, and we stand ready to put that record to work for you.

Focused on Your Defence

To schedule a consultation with our counsellors, call 416-364-3111 or contact us online. We provide flexible scheduling and consultation options, including in-jail visits.

Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.

CONTACT INFORMATION

1392 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, ON M6C 2E4
Fax (416) 364-3271

COVID-19 UPDATE

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19 on Tuesday March 17, 2020.

At Neuberger and Partners, we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and have implemented safety measures to ensure the safety of our clients and staff. Our priority is and always will be the health, well-being and safety of our staff, clients and colleagues.

We have put in place various measures to prevent and minimize the impact of COVID-19:

  • In addition to standard hand-washing habits, our staff are washing hands before and after every client interaction;
  • All individuals entering our office will be required to use our hand sanitizer to ensure the safety of our other clients and staff;
  • Regular disinfecting of our offices, public areas, meeting rooms and board rooms as well as increasing the frequency of disinfection of higher-traffic surface areas;
  • If a lawyer or client who has a scheduled meeting is feeling unwell, they will be strongly encouraged to stay home;
  • For the time being, we will avoid greeting clients and colleagues with our usual handshakes;
  • We will make every effort to ensure our firm will be stocked up with extra tissue and alcohol-based hand sanitizer; and
  • We will monitor and stay informed from the Government of Canada and World Health Organization for facts as they become available. We will ensure all staff and team members are educated on symptoms and are well informed on prevention and best practices.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Will the firm still run if there are closures?

  • We are committed to assisting our clients. We remain open to assist our clients at this time (following aforementioned standards for health and safety). For clients who wish to communicate with our firm virtually, we have the technology for virtual meetings and are able to respond to the needs of our clients in a manner best to protect our staff and clients’ health.

Are staff and lawyers set up to work virtually?

  • All lawyers and staff are set up to work virtually and continue to assist clients and one another remotely. All lawyers are available via telephone, email and virtual video conferencing.

What is the court situation? How will we deal with court closures?

  • At this time, the Superior Court of Justice is closed from March 17, 2020 to June 1, 2020 – unless a judge orders otherwise.
    If you have a March matter, your matter will be postponed to June 2, 2020.
    April matters will be postponed to June 3, 2020 and May matters will be pushed to June 4, 2020.
  • Similarly, the Ontario Court of Justice will be closed for 10 weeks for all out of custody matters in criminal practice court. In custody matters will still be addressed. It is unclear if out of custody matters such as trials or preliminary hearings will continue since the courts have left this decision to the discretion of the judges. However, Bail courts will remain open for the time being.
  • The Court of Appeal for Ontario has suspended all scheduled appeals until April 3, 2020. But we are still able to file materials and apply for urgent appeals to be heard.
  • We will advise clients by email of their next Court date.

How can payments be made?

  • Payments can be made via e-transfer and visa payments can be made over the phone.

If I have to deliver something to my lawyer, how shall I go about it?

  • For clients who wish to drop off documents but do not wish to come in contact with any one at the firm, you are encouraged to drop them off in our mail slot in front of our office.

We will be open and available for any questions, comments or concerns. Please call (416) 364-3111 for any further information.

Stay safe and healthy,

Joseph Neuberger