If you’ve been accused of a crime, the most important thing is to have a committed, experienced lawyer on your side as soon as possible to guide you through our complex justice system. You don’t want to face a courtroom without the best defence strategy from the very start.
There may have been errors of law or procedure made during your trial, whether in mid-trial rulings or the decision. Or there may be new evidence to present. It may also be that the law under which you were charged needs to be challenged to make change. At Planetta Hughes we look at your case through a lens of experience and advise you if an appeal is possible.
If you’re involved in a civil dispute, you need a qualified dispute litigation lawyer in Halifax on your side to represent your best interests and protect your rights. As experienced litigators, we manage all steps of the process for you, including the investigation, pleadings, discovery to pre-trial, trial, settlement, and, if necessary, the appeal.
Although regulatory offences like traffic violations, occupational health & safety infractions, and professional disciplinary actions are governed by legislation different from the criminal code, the proceedings are similar to criminal cases.