Legal Services

Please contact me for a consultation about your case. During that time I can advise you about the legal courses and strategies available to you.

Aswani K. Datt also has extensive experience in defending allegations of white-collar crime. He also has wide experience in the defense of homicide/murder and sexual assault cases.

The aim of Aswani K. Datt is to provide expert legal advice and skilful representation of its clients’ interests in the criminal courts. Professional integrity underlies every decision Aswani K Datt makes on a client’s behalf.

Aswani K. Datt values the time of his clients. He attends court for the client so the client can maintain his/her regular daily routine and only requires the client to attend court when necessary.

Criminal Law:
Bail Hearings.
Defense of All Criminal Code offences including:
  • Homicide and Murder.
  • Fraud.
  • Robbery.
  • Domestic, Sexual and Assault.
  • Impaired Driving, Drunk Driving.
  • Young Offender Cases.
  • Weapons, Gun and other Firearm Offences.
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Theft, Break and Enter
  • Criminal Harassment
  • Drug Offences
  • Criminal Negligence
  • Grow Operations, Possession of Cocaine, Marijuana, Heroin, Trafficking
  • Weapons Offences
  • Forgery
  • Uttering Forged Documents,
False Pretenses
  • Obtain Credit by Fraud/False Pretense
  • Threaten Death/Bodily Harm
  • Aggravated Assault
Dangerous Driving
  • Causing Bodily Harm/Death
  • Prowl by Night, Break and Enter with Intent
  • Solicitation
  • Obstructing Justice
  • Mischief
  • Murder, Manslaughter
Trials of criminal offences in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice.
Post-sentence remedies – applications for parole and pardons.
Legal opinions regarding issues in criminal law.
Appeals to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Federal Drug Offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Including:
  • Possession of Drugs
  • Trafficking of Drugs
  • Importing/Exporting Drugs
  • Grow operations
Extradition Hearings.

Aswani K. Datt understands that regardless of all of the uncertainties and unknowns that are routinely encountered leading to trial, there is an ongoing need to create a thorough record for an appeal in any criminal case. Aswani K. Datt begins to prepare for the possibility of appeal at the earliest stages of a case by constantly seeking issues for appeal that must be included in the trial record.

Appeals from Conviction or Sentence:

Contact the law office of Aswani K. Datt to explore your post conviction and sentence relief options after trial.

Keep in mind that there is a limited time available to appeal a conviction and sentence. If you do not comply within the time limit, you may lose your ability to appeal. Successful appeals result in outcomes such as the following:

  • Overturning a conviction or a finding of guilt.
  • Reducing a sentence.
  • A new trial

There are many reasons why an appeal from conviction or sentence can be successful. Aswani K. Datt can determine the best course for your appeal by looking at some of the following common mistakes at trial:

  • Relief for ineffective assistance of counsel.
  • The discovery of legal errors or errors made by judges or counsel.
  • A motion to exclude evidence was denied.
  • A motion to exclude a defendant’s statement to law enforcement was denied.
  • A motion to dismiss the charges was denied.
  • Witnesses failed to appear.
  • Evidence disappeared prior to trial; or
  • New evidence materialized but was not used at trial.
Bail Pending Appeal:

A person convicted and sentenced to jail will require an application for bail pending appeal. Aswani K. Datt can provide this service to you in a timely and effective manner.

Driver’s License:

Furthermore, someone convicted of a drinking related offence may want his/her driver’s license until the appeal is determined. Aswani K. Datt can assist you in bringing an application to court to have your driver’s license valid until the appeal is decided.

Regulatory Offences:

Environmental Offences for individuals and coroporations.

White Collar Crimes and Professional Discipliary Hearings.

Aswani K. Datt offers his clients the unique asset of a private court located in his office. This private court is a priceless tool in the preparation for trial.

Referrals from Other Lawyers:

Aswani K. Datt is often sought out by fellow criminal lawyers who are unable or do not desire to do their own appellate work.

Aswani K. Datt respects referrals from other lawyers

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