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    Legal decisions can be difficult and complicated, which is why it’s crucial to take an informed approach. Count on us to guide you in every step of the process.

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    Why Choose Zamani Law

    No one expects to face criminal charges, but when it happens, it’s crucial to have the right defence lawyer by your side. Zamani Law is a premier criminal defence firm in Oakville committed to protecting clients facing criminal charges. Our team of lawyers and other legal professionals are highly experienced in criminal law and ready to take on any case, no matter how complicated. If you’re facing criminal allegations, contact Zamani Law for a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers. They’ll review your case and advise on the best way forward.

    Extensive Experience

    At Zamani Law, we have successfully handled cases from principally every category of the Canadian Criminal Code. This has fine-tuned the skills and knowledge of our lawyers and other legal professionals, making us an exceptional criminal defence firm. Our lawyers, led by Farid Zamani, have extensive criminal law, defence, and trial experience to protect you from any charges that you might be facing.

    Tailored Services

    Every criminal allegation has unique details that led to the charge. At Zamani Law, our team of lawyers, paralegals, and other legal professionals review every case’s details, including evidence and witnesses, to pinpoint its strengths and weaknesses. This enables us to create an innovative and effective defence strategy tailored to specific details of your criminal charges.

    Customer Oriented Services

    At Zamani law, our client’s interests and needs are our primary focus. We are focused on defending your rights, freedoms, and character and ensuring that you get the best possible results in your case. Our team understands the fear and confusion of facing criminal charges, which is why they are dedicated to guiding you through the criminal justice system. With us, you are the priority.

    All-inclusive Criminal Defence Services

    As a premier criminal defence firm, Zamani Law offers comprehensive criminal defence services through a highly qualified and experienced team. This means that we handle any criminal charge that you may be facing, including gun crimes, drug offences, driving offences, theft, assault, fraud, robbery, and more. We are also well-versed with the whole criminal justice system, from bail hearings to trial.

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    Oakville Best Reviewed Criminal Defence Lawyer

    At Zamani Law, we are committed to protecting your rights and freedoms and obtaining the best possible results in every case that we handle. Our team of legal experts does this through dedication to our clients and criminal law excellence, which has gained us a strong reputation with our peers and clients.

    Our successful track record is supported by many reviews and testimonials from clients we have represented in various criminal charges. Please read the reviews and feel free to write one based on your experience working with us.

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    A bail hearing is one of the first and most important steps of a criminal case, and it occurs shortly after your arrest. It’s held to determine if you’ll remain incarcerated, or you’ll be released, for the time leading up to your trial. One of the most critical parts of any bail hearing is your surety, as they guarantee the court that upon release, the defendant will adhere to all the bail conditions and that they’ll attend court as required. A successful bail hearing gains you some freedom and makes it easier to coordinate with your criminal defence lawyers.

    At Zamani Law, we understand that you can never regain lost liberty. This is why we utilize our years of experience and criminal law expertise to prepare the defendant and surety for a bail hearing. Contact our Oakville criminal defence lawyers for exceptional legal counsel.

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    Domestic violence comprises any assault that occurs within a domestic relationship, for example, between a boyfriend and girlfriend. Due to the relationship between the plaintiff and the defendant, domestic violence cases are quite complex, which is why they’re treated differently compared to other assault allegations. However, upon conviction, one ends up facing the same severe consequences of assault charges, including criminal records and lengthy jail sentences. Therefore, when charged with domestic assault, one should retain an experienced criminal defence lawyer to protect their rights and liberties.

    At Zamani Law, we have extensive experience successfully defending clients charged with domestic violence. Our lawyers are well-versed with such assault charges, and they’re determined to achieve the best possible results in every case. Call us for a free assessment of your case.

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    Youths and adults are treated very defiantly by the criminal justice system. Young offenders are investigated and prosecuted under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), which offers them extra protection and pushes for their rehabilitation rather than deterrence and punishment. Even with the additional protection provided by the YCJA, youth offences still pose severe repercussions, including a criminal record and possible incarceration. Having a criminal record as a youth can derail the rest of your life.

    Zamani Law is well-versed with the YCJA, and our lawyers have represented numerous youths facing criminal charges. We strive to ensure that young offenders do not end up with a criminal record by fighting the charges and negotiating alternative measures. If your child or someone you know is charged with a youth offence, contact our Oakville criminal defence lawyers for exceptional legal representation.

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    Driving offences, including refusing a breathalyzer, careless driving, driving while suspended, and impaired driving, are serious criminal offences with long-term penalties. Some of the consequences one may face upon a driving violation conviction include fines, increased insurance premiums, jail sentences, license suspension, and possible incarceration. Therefore, it is with good reason that you should seek legal advice when facing driving allegations.

    Our Oakville criminal defence lawyers have a proven track record of successfully defending clients against driving offence charges. They review the charges and devise the best defence to attain favourable results. If you are facing a driving-related offence, contact us to talk with one of our experienced lawyers.

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    Drug offences are among the most severe charges prosecuted in Canada. According to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act, drug charges can be laid against you due to possession, trafficking, importation, or production of controlled drugs and substances. A conviction for a drug offence, even possession of small amounts of drugs, carries devastating consequences, including lengthy jail sentences and travel restrictions.

    With the legalization of marijuana, drug laws are changing and getting more complicated. Luckily, our lawyers stay updated with all the developments, which benefits our clients. With our expertise and years of experience successfully defending persons charged with drug crimes, we can handle any allegations to attain the best possible results. If you or your loved one require expert legal advice, call our Oakville criminal defence lawyers.

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    The Canadian Criminal Code defines assault as the intentional application of force on another person, either directly or indirectly, without their consent. Assault encompasses aggravated assault, simple assault, and assault causing bodily harm. Threats can also be regarded as assault if the actions or words indicate an imminent use of force on another person. Assault and threat charges have dire repercussions, including incarceration and criminal records, which impact the rest of your life. To alleviate the charges against you or get them withdrawn, retain an experienced criminal defence lawyer.

    At Zamani Law, we have successfully defended many clients facing assault & threat allegations. This has given us the expertise and knowledge to navigate such offences, develop a strong defence, and protect our clients. If you or someone you know are facing assault or threat charges, reach out to Zamani Law for a free consultation.

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    Gun and related weapon offences are serious crimes that the Crown prosecutes sternly. Some gun offences include possession of unregistered firearms, carrying a concealed firearm, illegal use of a gun, and possession of restricted firearms and ammunition. Whether it’s a standalone charge or connected to other crimes, a gun offence can result in drastic penalties, including long jail sentences and a criminal record. Therefore, don’t take any chance when such charges are brought against you. Retain an experienced criminal defence lawyer to protect your rights.

    At Zamani Law, we have a successful track record of defending persons facing gun charges. We review your case’s details and devise a strong, effective defence to help mitigate the allegations. Contact us for a free assessment of your case.

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    Theft and fraud are serious property crimes with severe long-term consequences on all aspects of your life. According to the Criminal Code of Canada, theft and fraud encompass any acts of acquiring or trying to obtain public or private property through devious methods. Theft and fraud offences carry drastic penalties, imposed depending on the act and value of the property involved. These include loss of employment, criminal records, and incarceration.

    At Zamani Law, we are well-versed with the laws surrounding property offences. Through our expertise and experience, we have effectively handled many theft and fraud cases. Therefore, if you or someone you know has been charged with theft or fraud, call our Oakville criminal defence lawyers to protect your rights and liberties.

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    According to the Canadian Criminal Code, human trafficking charges can be laid against you if you recruit, transport, receive, harbour, or conceal another person. You can also face charges if you influence or control a person’s movements to exploit them sexually or through forced labour. Human trafficking convictions carry severe penalties, including mandatory minimum incarcerations.

    When facing human trafficking charges, having an experienced criminal defence lawyer is indispensable. They’ll review the charges and develop an effective defence strategy to get you acquitted or have the charges reduced. Contact our criminal lawyers for exceptional legal counsel.

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    Sexual assault allegations are some of the most sensitive, severe, and complex charges one can face. Sexual assault charges encompass unsolicited sexual acts, such as forced kissing, touching, and forced intercourse. These offences pose very severe penalties, including the addition to the National Sex Offender Registry, DNA orders, criminal records, and mandatory minimum incarcerations. Even without a conviction, sexual assault allegations have far-reaching effects on a person’s life.

    At Zamani Law, we are highly-experienced in sexual assault offences and all the intricate laws surrounding them. Our team assesses all the details of your case to create a defence strategy that will ensure the best possible results. Call our Oakville criminal defence lawyers for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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    Robbery entails the use of, or threats to use, force or violence to take or try to take another person’s property. This includes crimes such as forcing someone to give you their wallet to robbing a store or a bank. As a violent crime, robbery poses severe penalties, including lengthy mandatory minimum sentences. Therefore, if you are charged with robbery, get a highly experienced criminal defence lawyer to fight the allegations and obtain a favourable outcome.

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    Mischief charges can result if you willfully destroy or damage property, or render it useless, inoperative, ineffective or dangerous, or interfere with its lawful use. Mischief charges are many, each carrying different punishments depending on the type and value of the property destroyed. For example, a conviction for an indictment charge carries a maximum of 2 years in prison for offences under $5000.

    Our Oakville criminal defence lawyers are highly experienced in handling mischief allegations and related property offences. This is because they have fought for many clients facing such charges and achieved optimal results. Contact us for a free assessment of your mischief charges.

    Meet Farid Zamani

    Oakville Criminal Defence Lawyer

    Farid Zamani is a respected criminal defence lawyer with the expertise, experience, and determination to defend persons charged with criminal offences. Farid moved to Canada to practise criminal law after completing his studies in the United Kingdom at Buckingham Law School. He joined a prestigious criminal law firm, where he served as an associate and gained vast knowledge on criminal law.

    Farid is an aggressive lawyer in court with exceptional defence and trial skills. As the founder of Zamani Law, his expertise and in-depth understanding of criminal law create a strong foundation for the firm.

    Apart from his commitment to defending clients facing criminal charges, Farid works to protect and help disadvantaged persons in his community and across the world through several organizations. He is the co-founder of Children Without Borders, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children through education sponsorships and raising awareness on child labour.

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    FAQs

    How can I set up an initial consultation?

    If you’re looking to retain Zamani Law as your criminal defence lawyers, you can set up an initial consultation by calling us any day or time as we are available 24/7. Once you contact us, we’ll schedule an initial consultation with one of our lawyers to discuss your case. If you’re in custody, our lawyer will come to you. Zamani Law offers free, no-obligation consultation.

    Should I give a statement to the police?

    Whether you’re guilty or innocent, giving a statement to the police is never advisable as they can use it against you. Remember that you have the right to remain silent as guaranteed by section 7 of the Charter of Rights of Freedoms. This means that you can choose to disclose information or stay silent. When the police want to talk to you, the best thing you can do is retain a criminal lawyer for legal advice.

    As the defendant, do I have to go to court?

    After retaining a lawyer, you can choose not to attend court by filing a Designation of Counsel with the court. This means that your lawyer can appear in court on your behalf. However, there are some exceptions where your attendance in court is required. These include:

    • During the selection of jurors
    • When a sentence is being pronounced
    • When a court orders you to attend

    Our lawyers will inform you when your presence in court is required.

    Why do I need a lawyer?

    The criminal justice system is a maze that requires vast experience and expertise to navigate. When charged with a criminal offence, it would be reckless to assume that you can work the system and achieve good results. Failing to retain a lawyer will only lead to frustrations and consequences, which you could have avoided with proper guidance.

    A criminal defence lawyer understands the criminal justice system, and they have lots of experience handling criminal cases. They’ll protect your rights and utilize their skills and knowledge to fight the charges against you. With a lawyer by your side, you’ll know what’s at stake from the beginning of your case and the best strategy to achieve optimal results.

    Get a free consultation for your case

    When charged with a criminal offence, the best thing you can do is ensure that your rights and liberties are protected. You can achieve this by retaining an experienced criminal defence lawyer. They’ll help you navigate the complex criminal justice system, prevent you from making expensive mistakes, and fight the charges against you.
    If you’re charged with any criminal allegation, contact Zamani Law for a free consultation and expert legal advice.

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