Manitoba Provincial Courts have suspended all out-of-custody matters, both adult and youth, for the duration of November 12 – December 11, 2020, or until further notice. This applies to trials, sentencings, and regular “docket” appearances in PTC or “remand” court in Winnipeg where the accused person is not in jail. For “circuit courts”, such as … More Court Closures: November 12 – December 11, 2020
NOTE: There are Green Signs on the floor which will direct you if you’re wondering where to go. Don’t go to 408 York. Instead, go to 405 Broadway, Winnipeg (AKA the Woodsworth Building). Go through Security. (And please don’t go through with any “questionable items” — you will be searched). Continue on to the elevators. … More How to Enter Winnipeg Provincial Court at 408 York Avenue During 2019-2020 Construction
Upon Arrest When the police arrest someone for a domestic assault, they can either decide to release you or decide to keep you in their custody. If they decide to release you, that means that you are granted “bail” through what is called a “Promise to Appear” (with your court date) and an “Undertaking to … More What Happens When I am Charged with a Domestic Assault?
If the police have arrested you, they will take your fingerprints and photographs for identification purposes. If they decide to let you go (usually on a Promise to Appear), the police may give you an “identification date” as well as your court date. It’s usually located on the right side of the police paperwork. If … More Police Fingerprint and Photograph Records
Former Attorney General of Ontario is now Legal Aid Duty Counsel, defending individuals from the other side of the criminal justice system. “And he’s appalled,” writes Daniel Fish. For the full article, see: http://lawandstyle.ca/law/cover-story-whatever-happened-to-michael-bryant-2/
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