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Criminal Defence Lawyer Blog Serving Brampton & Orangeville

Richard Allman is a criminal defence lawyer with offices in Orangeville and Brampton. Years of experience make Richard Allman Law Office the right place to call when you need to understand your rights and get practical legal advice.

When you are being charged with a criminal offence, it’s good to know what you’re getting into. If you’re unsure of a certain action’s consequences or want helpful tips for choosing the right lawyer, please read the blog posts below.

If you think you would benefit from the help of an experienced criminal lawyer, contact Richard Allman Law Office to schedule an appointment and discuss your options.

  • Dangerous Driving
    The Difference Between Careless Driving and Dangerous Driving and How to Find a Dangerous Driving Lawyer in Orangeville

    Did you know that a dangerous driving conviction results in a criminal record, potential jail time, fines, and a license suspension of at least one year? Dangerous driving is a serious crime that has long-lasting consequences. If you are charged with this crime, you need a dangerous driving lawyer in Orangeville to represent you.


    If you've been charged with dangerous driving, you need a lawyer who can help defend you against the charges. To learn more about the differences between careless driving and dangerous driving, read on.


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  • Impaired Driving
    Marijuana Legalization and the New Impaired Driving Legislation

    People throughout Canada are embracing cannabis more because of its legal status and effectiveness with medical and therapeutic issues. As such, it's important to learn what laws you are bound to should you decide to consume cannabis. The country recently passed a new set of laws that clarifies driving while impaired charges for people who consume and drive. So what details should you know about when you're trying to understand your legal rights and responsibilities? Here's what you should know about cannabis impaired driving laws in Canada.


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  • Sexual Assault
    What is Considered Sexual Assault in Orangeville? Everything to Know

    Did you know that if you are charged and convicted of sexual assault in Orangeville, you could face up to life in prison for some offences and may have to register on the National Sex Offender Registry? Sexual assault is a very serious charge and has life-changing consequences if you are convicted. If you are facing these charges, it's important that you have a full understanding of sexual assault, what you are being accused of, and what the potential penalties are. A sexual assault lawyer can help you understand what you are facing and defend your rights in court. Read on to learn more.


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  • 16/03/2020
    How does it affect me if I am charged with a sexual offence?

    If you have been arrested and charged with a sexual offence such as sexual assault, Orangeville’s Richard Allman Law Office  has the expertise and proven track record to help you build a successful defence. Sexual offences are serious criminal matters. Even an accusation of a sexual offence must be taken very seriously as an allegation on its own can severely damage your personal and professional reputation, even if it is proved to be false. If you are ultimately convicted of a sexual offence, the penalties can be extreme and will have a significant impact on many aspects of your life. Here is what you need to know about the potential consequences of a sexual offence charge.

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  • 16/03/2020
    How does it affect me if I am charged with a domestic assault?

    Orangeville’s Richard A. Allman frequently handles domestic assault cases. He sees firsthand how common these types of charges are, and how seriously domestic assault charges are taken by the police, prosecutors, and courts. In Ontario, there is a zero-tolerance policy against domestic assault, which means that if you are facing an accusation of domestic assault, you will most likely be charged and prosecuted. Allegations of domestic assault can have a devastating effect on your relationships, your family, and your employment options, and a domestic assault conviction can result in very serious penalties, which are explained in this post. If you want more information or need advice, contact Richard Allman Law Office to schedule a consultation at our offices in Brampton or Orangeville.

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  • 15/10/2019
    When is Cannabis Legal vs Not and What are its Effects?

    The legalization of cannabis in Canada is creating economic growth, cutting into the black-market of illegal drug trade and avoiding criminalizing individuals for an activity that created little to no risk to public safety. However, like many laws, the laws around cannabis are unclear, leaving many Canadians uncertain about how they can safely, and more importantly legally, consume and use cannabis.

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  • Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Orangeville, Call Richard A. Allman
    Five Things to Prepare when Seeing a Criminal Defence Lawyer for the First Time

    If you are facing criminal charges, it is in your interest to seek legal counsel. When meeting with a lawyer for the first time, there a few things you can do to help achieve the best possible outcome and help your lawyer handle your case in the most thorough and efficient manner.

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  • Contact Richard Allman Law Office for an Impaired Driving Lawyer in Orangeville
    Steps to Take After being charged with an Impaired Driving Offense

    Being pulled over for impaired driving is a situation no one wants to find themselves in. If you have been involved in an accident and arrested for impaired driving or driving with a BAC above 0.08 (“over 80”), it is important to know quickly the appropriate steps to take.

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  • 28/08/2017
    Tips for Choosing the Right Criminal Defence Lawyer

    Canada's criminal laws and criminal justice system are complex and extremely difficult to navigate on your own. When charged with a crime, the lawyer that you choose to handle your case can make a big difference in whether you achieve a fair result. If you're in need of an impaired driving or criminal defence lawyer in Brampton, then you need to do more than flip through a phone book or do a quick online search.

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  • 28/08/2017
    Drunk Driving and Prevention

    Losing your licence due to an impaired driving conviction can be devastating and significantly impact your life and the lives of  the other people involved.

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