Frequently Asked Questions

When should I call 310-Lawyer?

If you have already been arrested by the police, don't delay, ask for permission to contact your lawyer and call 310-Lawyer (310 5299) toll free. Our expert staff are available to assist you 24/7.

If you merely suspect you may have been involved in a criminal offence and law enforcement have yet to be involved, now is the best time to contact a criminal lawyer. Contacting a lawyer at the earliest opportunity can save thousands of dollars later on and avoid more serious consequences. The sooner a lawyer can preserve and collect evidence and represent you in front of legal authorities the better chance you have of avoiding or reducing the charges.

Do I need a Criminal lawyer?

If your case involves criminal law then your chances of achieving the outcome you seek are dramatically improved with a criminal lawyer representing you. While the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms has significantly improved the rights of accused persons, it has also made criminal proceedings much more complex. Defending yourself is a risk most people are not prepared to take.

How do I know if 310-Lawyer is right for me?

The essence of any relationship with a lawyer is trust and confidence. For many clients, once they have worked with one of our lawyers, they won't consider using any other. You may have heard of 310-Lawyer by reputation, through family, friends, co-workers or local radio.

To make sure that 310-Lawyer is right for you, we do two things. First, we want you to meet us, in person or via e-mail, to discuss your legal concerns and to get to know us. To do this, we don’t charge for the first half hour consultation. If your decision requires more than a face-to-face meeting, we will provide you with references—clients who are willing to talk to you about what we have done for them.

How much will it cost?

At 310-Lawyer, we pride ourselves in charging fair fees and minimal surprises. Typically, you pay periodic cash retainers which are depleted and replenished as a matter progresses. In this way, clients like yourself, are generally not surprised with a major bill at the end of a case, since most of the fees have been paid during the course of proceedings.

What can I expect for my money?

You will receive a professional assessment of your case. We will express our opinion as to the strength of your case and advise you of the options available to you. While we cannot guarantee the outcome you require, we will seek and follow your instructions, our primary roles is to act on your behalf. Your personal circumstances will be addressed in a confidential and diplomatic manner. Our approach is considered so appealing that our lawyers are retained or consulted by other lawyers.