Stephen J. Stafford and Iryna Revutsky are criminal defence attorneys in Toronto who practice in association. We have each been in practice for over 30 years, representing people in the greater Toronto area and surrounding region who have been charged with all types of criminal offences,
including theft, fraud, impaired driving, domestic assault, assault, sexual assault and all drug related offences. We represent clients in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice, including jury trials. Facing criminal charges can be very stressful
due a lack of knowledge and understanding of the Canadian Criminal Justice System. Choosing the right lawyer can ease your stress and help you in assessing your situation, making sure you make the right decisions in dealing with your case effectively. Call us now for professional and confidential counsel on your case.
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Stephen J. Stafford
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What do they do?
Being a criminal lawyer is arguably one of the most thrilling areas in the field. Criminal lawyers are generally given the task to investigate and conduct trials to reported crime cases. They are counselors for both the victim and the accused. They are often concerned in interrogating both parties during court trials. However, criminal lawyers are not limited to that. They also present an essential role in court decisions as the information that they present to court is important in making court decisions.
What Can They Offer?
In finding a good criminal lawyer in Toronto, one of your qualifications must be someone who can support you with the case and is very knowledgeable of the laws of the state. A lot of them started out from being a public defender and a trial prosecutor so it is expected of them to have varied experiences with different cases. They must be creative and analytical enough to work around your case. You must also check the background of the lawyer of the law firm. Crime lawyers are also very knowledgeable in different crimes that can be pressed against the accused. They are usually well-versed and have the ability to persuade the decision of the trial. They also have good analytical skills which are very important, most especially in complicated cases. They are well-trained to ask the right questions at the right time. They are also trained in investigative skills as well as in research, which are very crucial in any court case.
Every day, all around the world, millions of crimes happen simultaneously and regularly. In the city of Toronto, one of the largest and most progressive cities in Canada and in the world, crimes also do happen on a regular basis. While the city has maintained a relatively low crime rate over the past few years, there is no guarantee of a hundred percent safety. While we may deem the city as one of the safest places to live in, constant vigilance among the citizens should always be required.According to Toronto Police Information, crime rate in the city has decreased to an approximately 6.9% from the 166,267 reported crime cases in the city. Among the top crimes in Toronto are: assault (physical and sexual), break and entry, robbery, drug charges, theft as well as murder. With every crime being committed, it is essential to have an established judicial system in order to ensure that justice is being served. And one crucial arm in this system is the role of criminal lawyers.