Criminal Law

We understand what it takes to defend your rights under the law. Our experience with legal defence issues enable us to offer the best representation in all forms of criminal charges.
  • Domestic assault
  • Assault, aggravated assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Shoplifting and theft
  • Sexual assault
  • Drug possession
  • Drug trafficking charges
  • Threatening bodily harm
  • Mischief
  • Bail hearing
  • Failing to appear in court
  • Changing your bail conditions
  • Appeals
  • Drinking and driving
  • Prostitution
  • Failure to comply
  • Possession of a weapon
  • Obstruction of police
  • Criminal court procedure
  • Obtaining a pardon
Matthew Harmes
B.I.S., J.D.
Matthew is a graduate of Charles P. Allen High School in Bedford, Nova Scotia. He has been a resident of Haldimand County since 2014. He received his B.I.S. in Enterprise Resource Planning from St. Francis Xavier in 2009 and his J.D. from Dalhousie University in 2013.
G. Shawn Swarts
B.A., J.D.
Shawn graduated with a law degree from University of Western Ontario. Shawn articled in Ottawa, specializing in criminal defence work. Since his call to the bar in 1991, he continues to practice in this area.
Walter Drescher
B.A., H.B.E.S., J.D.
Walter is a native of Vittoria and graduated at the University of Waterloo where he received his Bachelor of Environmental Sciences Degree (HONS) and also a General B.A. Degree.
Kristen Morris
B.A., J.D.
Kristen, a graduate of Holy Trinity in Simcoe, received her B.A. in Honours Criminology from Carlton University in 2007 and her J.D. from Osgoode Hall in 2010.
Scott Buchanan
B.A., J.D.
Scott is a graduate of Cayuga Secondary School. He received his Honours B.A. in Drama & Communications from Windsor University, and graduated from the dual degree program from University of Windsor and University Detroit Mercy with his J.D. in 2013.
Criminal Law

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