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When it comes to facing a criminal legal matter, our experience and approach will ensure that you receive a fair trial.

Having represented and successfully defended hundreds of clients in criminal court we always strive to get the desired outcome of our clients.

We begin with a free consultation to fully understand your situation and answer any questions that you may have including the various options that you have.

With more than 13 years of practicing law, we have the experience and knowledge to handle your criminal matter, no matter how trivial or serious.  We always go the extra mile for our clients with our reliable and professional approach. In addition to our knowledge and experience we believe it is our passion that we bring to every client which sets us apart and drives our success.   

We have as a keen interest in representing clients charged with financial related offences such as frauds, breach of trust and other white collar crimes.

The Law Office of Avi Baratz has been representing clients throughout southern Ontario for over 13 years.  Mr. Baratz accepts legal aid and has always gone the distance for all his clients.  He is a passionate advocate and a strong believer in individual liberties, due process and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.   


It is interesting to note that Fraud is not defined in the criminal code of Canada.  No fraud case is alike and Mr. Baratz is always interested to hear about Fraud allegations given their complex and mystifying nature.


At its essence, assault is touching someone without their consent.   To be found guilty of assault, the Crown Attorney needs to prove that an assault occurred and that one had the intent to assault another.


Breach of Trust occurs when one is in a position of power or authority and abuses that authority entrusted to him or her.  It is a criminal offence found under the Criminal Code of Canada that carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in a Federal Penitentiary.


In Canada it is a criminal offence to drive impaired.   One can be impaired by alcohol or drugs, including prescription medication.  If found guilty of these offences, an individual faces a permanent criminal record which can effect future employment, immigration status and international travel, to name a few.

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