When a client is charged with a criminal offence we are often the only people standing in their corner. We’re passionate about maintaining a deep understanding of the law, and we work hard to protect our clients, ensuring they understand and exercise their rights. We provide each client with a personalized service experience, delivering results and compassion without judgement.


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peter Planetta

Peter Planetta

As a criminal defence attorney in Halifax, Peter Planetta understands that being charged with a crime can be confusing, scary, and intimidating for both you and your loved ones. He believes that everyone, regardless of the criminal charges they face, is innocent until proven guilty and has the right to a fair trial and expert legal advice.

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Jonathan Hughes

Jonathan Hughes

You have rights, and Jonathan Hughes wants to ensure those rights are upheld. Serving clients across Nova Scotia, he is a powerful advocate for his clients, seeking justice on their behalf. Jonathan digs in to understand the details of your situation and uses his extensive knowledge of the law to win the best outcome possible for you. Practicing in criminal defense, employment, discrimination, and sexual abuse or harassment cases, Jonathan is determined, passionate, and results driven.

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Planetta Hughes LLP specializes in representing clients in all aspects of Criminal Law and Civil Litigation.

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