DUVADIE Law has handled cases in L’Orignal on many occasions over the last decade. The criminal charges we have dealt with in L’Orignal include Assault, Uttering threats, and Drug Offences. We are proud of our record of obtaining favourable resolutions for our clients in the district, whether it be via plea negotiations or at trial.
If you have been charged with a criminal offence in L’Orignal, it is imperative that you contact us at your earliest opportunity, so that we may begin to work to clear your name as quickly as possible.
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Although the different sections of the L’Orignal Courthouse have different addresses, they are all located in the same building. The Ontario Court of Justice is located at 1023 King Street. The L’Orignal branch of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice is located at 59 Court Street. If you have been charged with a criminal offence in Prescott and Russell United Counties, your matter will be handled at one of these two locations. The L’Orignal Courthouse is open 8:30 am – 5 pm on weekdays. There is free parking available on the streets that surround the building.
If you would like more information about the courthouse, including the requirements to request interpreter services, courtroom layouts, and guides on how to prepare for court appearances, please consult the Justice Ontario website. If you have to appear in either the Ontario Court of Justice, or the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ministry of the Attorney General publishes daily court lists at 4:30 pm for the proceedings that will occur the following day. These lists are sometimes unreliable, as matters often get moved to other courtrooms on the day of the appearance. If you are required to appear at the courthouse, DUVADIE Law will ensure that you are informed of exactly where you need to be and at what time you need to be there (as soon as this information becomes available).
L’Orignal’S CRIMINAL PROFILE
The district spans all of townships within Prescott and Russell United Counties, which includes Hawkesbury. According to the crime data compiled by Maclean’s magazine, Prescott and Russell United Counties ranks 202nd in Canada on the Crime Severity Index (CSI), a measure which accounts for a combination of the severity and volume of reported crime that occurs within the jurisdiction. Although Prescott and Russell United Counties’ overall CSI ranks well below the national average, Hawkesbury’s CSI ranks above the national average, and places it as the City with the 78th highest severity/volume of reported crime. Hawkesbury’s reported crime rate ranks above the national average in the following categories: Assault, Sexual Assault, Breaking & Entering, Fraud, Impaired Driving, Drug Trafficking, and Youth Criminal Justice Act Offences.
If you have been charged with any of these offences, and would like to obtain further information about them, please consult the following links:
- Criminal Assault
- Sexual Assault
- Theft and Breaking & Entering
- Impaired Driving
- Drug Offences
- Youth Offences
For information on charges that occur in L’Orignal with less frequency relative to the national average, please consult a Criminal Defence Lawyer.
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