Criminal Defence

Provincial Offenses Court: Highway Traffic; Provincial Offences
Ontario Court of Justice:
Bail Hearings (Judicial Interim Release Hearings)
Bail Review Hearings
Adult Diversion: Direct Accountability Program
Preliminary Hearings
Mental Health Courts

  • Mental Health Diversion
  • *Fitness Assessment (To determine whether an accused has the mental capacity to instruct counsel and appreciate the criminal allegations against them)
  • Fitness to Stand Trial Hearings
  • Permanently Unfit
  • *Not Criminally Responsible on Account of a Mental Disorder
    • Absolute Discharge
    • Conditional Discharge
    • Hospital Disposition

Sentencing and Disposition Hearings
Trials: Judge alone or Judge with Jury
*Represent Clients before the Ontario Review Board
Charter Application

Here are a few examples of the types of cases that Patricia has conducted (Not limited to):

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Assault (Child Abuse)
  • Assault (Domestic)
  • Assault (Waterboarding)
  • Assault Cause Bodily Harm
  • Assault Peace Officer
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Gun and Knife)
  • Attempted Murder (Firearms)
  • Breach of Probation
  • Breach of Recognizance
  • Break and Enter (dwelling or commercial)
  • Canada Customs Act Offences:
    • Failure to Report
    • False Statement
    • Misrepresentation
    • Possession of Prohibited Goods (Firearms)
  • Care and Control
  • Criminal Harassment
  • Discharge of Fire Arm
  • Fabrication of Evidence
  • Failure to Provide Breath Sample
  • Firearms Offences
  • Forcible Confinement
  • Fraud Over $5000.00
  • Fraud Under $5000.00
  • Impaired Driving
  • Invitation to Sexual Touch
  • Kidnapping
  • Mischief Over $5000.00
  • Mischief Under $5000.00
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Peace Bond (section 810 hearing)
  • Possession (Control Drugs and Substance Act)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Stolen Property
  • Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000.00
  • Robbery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Interference
  • Terrorist Hoax
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle
  • Theft Over $5000.00
  • Theft Under $5000.00
  • Unlawfully in a Dwelling
  • Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
  • Weapons Dangerous