Drinking and Driving Lawyer

 Choose an Experienced Lawyer for Driving Offenses to Help with Your Case

According to the Criminal Code of Canada, being impaired by alcohol or drugs while driving or operating a motor vehicle is a punishable offence. If you are charged with a drunk driving offence, you need a driving offence lawyer who is on your side. An experienced drinking and driving lawyer will have the knowledge and skills to tackle your specific defence case.

A Lawyer for Driving Offenses Understands the Consequences

Without an experienced driving offences lawyer, it can be scary to navigate the justice system, especially when faced with the potential for serious penalties or consequences such as:

  • Suspension of your driver’s license
  • Significant monetary fines totalling up to thousands of dollars
  • 90-day driving prohibitions, also known as Immediate Roadside Prohibitions (IRP)
  • Obligatory interlock devices installed into your vehicle
  • Imprisonment
  • The negative social stigma of a criminal record
  • Ineligibility for certain job opportunities
  • Job loss

The law firm of Tarnow Criminal Law is ready to help with high quality legal representation across Western Canada, including these locations:

A Driving Offences Lawyer Offers Expert AdviceFour Main Types of Driving Offences

  1. Impaired Driving is driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated by alcohol or drugs, even if you are not drunk. This is also commonly known as Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
  2. Dangerous Driving includes overspeeding, aggressive driving, sudden lane changes, and accidents where injuries or death occur.
  3. Over 80 is parallel to an impaired driving offence when a blood test reads over 80 mg of alcohol. This blood-alcohol level is often referred to as .08, which translates to 0.08 grams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.
  4. Refusing to Provide a Blood or Breath Sample when a police officer asks can lead to penalties similar to a drunk driving offence.

Our Team Has the Best Criminal Lawyer for Driving OffencesGet Access to the Best Criminal Lawyer for Driving Offences

We are criminal lawyers who have specialized in drunk driving offences for many years, regularly appearing in court regarding driving-related cases. Many criminal law firms don’t have the same extensive experience we have in dealing with these types of offences.

Drinking and driving charges are a highly specific and complicated area of the law, and crafting a plan for the best approach is an extremely time-sensitive matter. We always suggest seeking legal representation and advice on any type of driving offence as soon as possible.

Are You Facing a Drinking and Driving Charge?

A lawyer from our team can help with driving offenses that end up in court. Even if you plan to plead guilty to the charges, an experienced lawyer can help with preparing you to handle the situation.

Every case is different, and hiring competent representation is key to building a compelling case. You need legal help that comes with understanding and professionalism without judgment.

Have you been charged with another crime? Tarnow Criminal Law offers legal support for a wide variety of crimes:

Young Offenders
All youth (ages 17 and under) who are charged with offences

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Commercial Crime
False Pretences, Credit Card related offences, Breach of Trust, Unlawful possession, Identity Theft

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Violent Crimes
Domestic, Assault causing Bodily Harm, Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm, 1st & 2nd Degree Murder, Attempted Murder, Manslaughter

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Possession of Stolen Property, Theft over/under $5,000

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Cyber Crime
Harassment, Pornography related

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Firearm Offences
Use of Firearm in Commission of an Offence, Pointing a Firearm, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Weapons Trafficking, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Possession of Unauthorized Firearm, Possession of a Restricted or Prohibited Firearm, Possession of a Weapon Contrary to an Order

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Driving Offences
Impaired Driving/Driving over .08/Causing Death/Bodily Harm, Driving while Prohibited, Dangerous Driving

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Contact a driving offence lawyer from Tarnow Criminal Law today – if you prefer to meet with a drinking and driving lawyer via video conferencing, we can conduct your initial consultation through encrypted video conferencing software like MSTeams or Zoom. All of our confidential video consultations are protected by solicitor-client privilege.

“I was charged in a complicated situation involving elements of the both Criminal Code and immigration law. The amount of disclosure I received from the Crown prosecutors was overwhelming to me… but Dave helped me get through it all. Dave managed to work out favourable agreement with Crown that not only allowed me to continue living in Canada, but also ensured that I had no criminal record so that I can freely travel to the U.S.”
"His knowledge of the law is impressive."


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