Areas of Practice

  • Drug Offences

    Drug offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act can vary with their severity, with some carrying serious mandatory minimums for offenders.

    Drinking & Driving

    Any individual who has an alcohol level of 80mg per 100ml of blood while operating a motorized vehicle is commiting an offence, and can be charged under the Criminal Code of Canada.

    Domestic Assault / Assault

    While assault is defined as any intentional force towards another person, whether it be threats or physical contact, domestic assault is when the assault involves there being a relationship between the accused and the victim (wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend).

  • Sexual Assault

    Sexual assault is defined as the unwanted touching of another person for a sexual purpose. Due to the seriousness of this charge, it can become quite overwhelming for any individual who has to face it.


    When an individual is arrested for a criminal offence, they are not always released from the station. As such, once we become aware that a client is in custody, we work quickly to ensure a quality bail plan is in place to propose to the court for the quickest release.


    Homicide involves taking, directly or indirectly, one�s life. Separated by first degree, second degree, infanticide and manslaughter, homicide is considered the most serious crime under the Criminal Code of Canada.

  • Robbery

    Robbery is when a person intends to commit a theft while using violence, or the threat of violence. It is a serious charge that can carry serious punishment.

    Gun / Weapon Charges

    Any offence under the Criminal Code of Canada involving a gun or some form of weapon is treated very seriously.

    Provincial Offences

    Provincial offences involve a person being charged under Provincial Legislation such as the Highway Traffic Act, or the Municipal By-Law Act.

  • Fraud / White Collar Crime

    Fraud is when one uses deceit to try and take something that it not rightfully theirs. These type of cases usually have voluminous disclosure and involve many hours of review due to their complexity.


    Weinstein Law practices appellate litigation at all levels, from Summary Conviction appeals to appeals before the Ontario Court of Appeal.

    Second Opinions

    Dealing with criminal matters is stressful and we understand that sometimes, to put one at ease, they may decide to seek a second opinion.

With thirty years of combined experience, Weinstein law provides professional and confident representation and expertise in criminal law to provide their clients with the best level of representation.

The members of Weinstein Law fully understand the anxiety and uncertainty that arises when facing the criminal justice system, and strive to ensure that clients are kept informed each step of the way.

Our attorneys have successfully defended clients against charges of homicide, sexual assault, drug trafficking, robbery, and fraud among others, along with providing representation for Provincial Offences matters, and appellate litigation.

The lives of the lawyers at Weinstein Law are centred around excellence in the practice of law, ensuring that their clients are provided with expert advice, a skilled defence, and a cutting edge knowledge of the law.