Violent Offences

Violent Offences

The Experience to Defend Serious Assault and Violent Crimes

Violent crimes defence, particularly for crimes involving assault, demands the attention of experienced and highly capable lawyers who understand how to fully prepare a case for trial. With potential penalties that can include fines, court-ordered treatment and significant prison sentences, the counsel you work with can impact your life for years or decades to come.

Neuberger & Partners LLP is a high-profile criminal defence firm serving clients across the Greater Toronto Area and across Ontario. Our lawyers have taken on high-profile cases featured across Ontario and the rest of Canada in news stories, and they have the experience and resources to help you with your case.

Whether you were arrested following an assault at a bar or sporting event, or you are facing charges for sexual assault or resisting arrest, we can defend you. Call us at 416-364-3111 to learn more about how we can help you.

A Proven Approach to Criminal Defence

At Neuberger & Partners LLP, we are focused on thoroughly preparing cases for trial. Many cases are won or lost based on the work done before a judge ever hears an argument, and we have built a proven record of success* on the foundation of meticulous work.

Our lawyers take the time to carefully analyze the evidence against our clients and structure a comprehensive defence. We spend hours working closely with each of our clients so that they are prepared to testify. In many cases, we conduct mock trials with extensive cross-examinations and record our clients’ testimony to identify deficiencies in their evidence. We also work with experts in order to thoroughly prepare our clients before they take the stand and to prepare our clients’ defence.

Handling All Aspects of Your Violent Crimes/Assault Defence

Based on the information and evidence we collect, our lawyers build custom strategies for challenging prosecutors, cross-examining witnesses and presenting evidence to support your defence. Rely on our defence for cases involving:

We have defended clients facing extradition on major violent crimes to countries such as the United States, England and Italy. We bring a strong level of commitment to all clients.

Criminal Law Lawyers Defending Clients in Scarborough and Throughout Ontario

When choosing the lawyer who will represent your interests in court, make sure you work with a professional who has the knowledge, tools and expertise to defend you. Call our Toronto office at 416-364-3111, or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your defence.

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