You may not have been through the criminal process before, but we're here to make sure you have the information you need. Our library articles educate defendants on their rights after an arrest for DUI, refusing a breath test, or impaired care and control of a vehicle. Search or our library today to learn more about impaired driving cases in Ontario.

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  • Ontario DUI Convictions Carry Serious Consequences Our impaired driving defence lawyer outlines the consequences of a DUI conviction in Toronto and throughout Ontario. Trust us to launch an effective defence.
  • How to Refute Charges of Drunk or Impaired Driving in Canada An Ontario criminal defence lawyer explains the different ways to defeat drunk driving accusations and get charges of DUI reduced or dropped.
  • DUI: Breath Sample Before Arrest If you've been pulled over by the police make sure you know your rights before you are arrest for a DUI in Ontario
  • Our Winning Edge in DUI Cases Proper preparation before your DUI case requires many meetings at our office and many hours of preparation.
  • What Happens If a Person Refuses to Provide an Intoxilyzer Breath Sample at the Police Station? What Happens if a Person Refuses To Provide An Intoxilyzer Breath Sample at the Police Station? If a person refuses or fails to comply with the breath demand by, for example saying “no” or faking blowing etc., they will then be charged with refusing or failing to comply with a breath demand or providing a […]
  • Roadside Screening Device We are all familiar with the RIDE Program (Reduced Impaired Driving Everywhere). If a person is flagged over for a RIDE program and for example, the officer detects an odour of alcohol on the person’s breath, the officer is entitled to form a reasonable suspicion that the person has been drinking and has alcohol in […]
  • Winning Impaired Driving Cases in Ontario How can Kruse Law Firm win an Impaired Driving Trial in Ontario? There are literally hundreds of ways to win an impaired driving case. When charged with impaired driving in Ontario, a person merely needs to convince a judge that there is a ‘reasonable doubt’ that they were impaired. The burden or onus is always on […]
  • Operating While Impaired by a Drug Historically, it has been difficult for the crown to prove that a person’s ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by a drug under section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. However, the enactment of Bill C-2 on July 2, 2008 was partly designed to crack down on impaired driving when a person’s ability to […]
  • Impaired Operation or Impaired Control/Care Definition Care or control of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or a drug or being over the legal limit is a criminal offence under section 253(1)(a) and (b) of the Criminal Code, respectively. An intention to drive is not part of the offence. For example, care or control may be exercised without an […]
  • Impaired Driving Charge Process in Ontario What Happens After a Person is Charged by the Police? Normally, the police will provide an accused with a Promise to Appear (which may have a requirement to attend for fingerprints and a photograph on a specific future date). If an accused fails to attend for his photographs and fingerprints, this will result in a […]
  • The Carter Defence Another very common defence which was consistently used from 1985 to July 2008 is what lawyers and judges refer to as the Carter defence or “evidence to the contrary” defence. In July of 2008 Parliament passed Bill C-2 which abolished the very common and successful Carter defence which was known as an “evidence to the […]
  • Have You Been Charged With an Impaired Driving Offence in Woodstock, Ontario? Our experienced and proven impaired driving defence lawyers represent clients in the Woodstock area. If you are facing charges, schedule a free consultation.