Criminal Lawyer Mississauga

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Criminal Lawyer Mississauga

Top-Rated Criminal Defence Lawyer in Mississauga

The Smart Choice When You Need a Criminal Lawyer in Mississauga

As a Mississauga criminal defence attorney dedicated to helping people solve their most pressing legal problems, Aswani Datt provides strong, aggressive criminal defence representation to persons charged with criminal matters in Mississauga and surrounding area courts. If charged with a crime, you can face not only expensive fines, possible incarceration, and court costs, but you can also lose your job and professional license and access to your children and suffer damage to your reputation in the community.

When you have been charged with a crime, the hiring of an attorney is an important decision. Obtaining experienced and aggressive legal representation is crucial. Aswani Datt will listen, advocate for you, and give you the legal representation you need in this difficult time. When you need a criminal lawyer in Mississauga, Aswani Datt is the call you want to make.

About Aswani Datt - Your Mississauga Criminal Lawyer

Experienced and Successful Mississauga Criminal Lawyer serving Toronto, Peel and the Greater Toronto Area.

Going to court is a life-changing experience for most people. Most do not know their legal rights and feel as if their life is in the hands of a heartless government bureaucracy.

Feeling powerless is just as bad as being powerless. This does not have to be the case. I believe that people deserve the highest level of legal representation, and I guarantee that I will fight to the end for your right to a fair trial.

Client Reviews

Aswani K. Datt, Criminal Lawyer in Mississauga

    review rating 5  I had two charges received last April 2019. One was impaired driving and I forget what the other charge was. I was referred to Aswani by a friend. He took my case, almost had the charges withdrawn when he met with the judge but the prosecutor wouldn't budge. It ended up going to trial and around April 2020, the Crown presented a deal where I wouldn't receive a criminal record nor any fines, just a 18 month driving suspension. My main goal was to not receive a criminal record as I was a recent grad and it would've jeopardized my future. Aswani saved me from years of struggle if I got a criminal record. I highly recommend him, he communicated with me consistently, kept me up to date and presented me a deal that aligned with what I was looking for. I highly recommend Aswani, very satisfied with the outcome. Appreciate your help and work bro, good luck!

    thumb Umar Altaf

    review rating 5  One of the best criminal lawyer around. Highly knowledgeable and an expert in his field. Excellent client service as well. Highly recommend.

    thumb Sumit Joshi

    review rating 5  Aswani, is honest, compassionate,. professional and smart lawyer. He understands and resolve any challenges in a professional way. I recommend his service for anyone who is looking for real time help.

    thumb Sunil Pattnaik

    review rating 5  Aswani was able to eliminate 5 of my pending charges and saved my life from landsliding. I highly recommend Aswani to anyone who was like me and had no idea what to do in a sticky situation.

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Common Legal Situations

The Presumption of Innocence

The Presumption of Innocence states that no person shall be considered guilty until finally convicted by a court. The burden of proof is thus on the prosecution, beyond a reasonable doubt. In the case of reasonable doubt, the accused must be found “not guilty”; this idea is expressed by the Latin legal maxim “In dubio pro reo“; when in doubt, in favour of the accused.

Police Tactics

The police have just called and want you to come to the police station. What are you to do? Never speak to the police or go to the station without first speaking to counsel. Most likely, they will attempt to get a statement from you and then arrest and charge you. Aswani K. Datt can attend the police station with you and get the real reasons behind why they are contacting you. The law allows the police to lie and use tricks against you. Do not be trapped. Be prepared.

The Right to Remain Silent

The Right to Remain Silent is protected under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The accused may not be compelled as a witness against himself in criminal proceedings, and therefore only voluntary statements made to police are admissible as evidence. It is important never to answer any questions asked by the police without speaking to a lawyer. Remember, your right to remain silent does not mean you can lie to the police. Simply refuse to answer all questions.

If you have any doubts about the importance of not talking to the police,

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Should I Just Plead Guilty?

No. Don’t even think about pleading guilty. Moral guilt does not mean you are legally guilty. The prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you committed the offence you are charged with. There are numerous defenses that an experienced lawyer can use to present reasonable doubt to an impartial court. Never plead guilty unless you have spoken to an experienced criminal lawyer.

Bail Hearings

Getting the bail hearing right is crucial. You don’t want to remain in jail for months on end while waiting for your trial. Often people are not released because there was a lack of preparation for the bail hearing. The prosecutor wants to deny bail to most defendants to pressure them to plead guilty. Do not be trapped. Be prepared.

Domestic and Sexual Assault

Care must be taken when defending charges of assault. There can be serious implications in terms of your right to your children under the Family Law Act or the Divorce Act. Aswani Datt can provide you with a coherent strategy to protect your rights to your children while defending you against your criminal charges.

Serving the Toronto and Peel Region and the Greater Toronto Area, including Mississauga, Brampton, Orangeville, Georgetown, and Halton Hills, as well as Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Markham, and Newmarket.

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