Appealing a traffic ticket

Traffic Ticket Legal Advice: The provincial offences fall under Regulatory Laws of Ontario. Most popular kind of this nature is High Way Traffic Act involving speeding ticket. In this particular article, I will be dealing with traffic ticket related issues. Most traffic tickets are issued under High Way Traffic Act; however, there are some would fall under Criminal Code Act. A traffic tickets such as speeding ticket, careless driving ticket, stunt driving ticket are all issued under HTA- Highway Traffic Act. A traffic ticket for driving without Insurance is issued under Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. A traffic ticket for drinking and driving is issued under Criminal Code Act. Traffic ticket offences are filed for Early Resolution or for Trial in Provincial Offence Courts which are conveniently located all around the province of Ontario. There is numerous Provincial Offences Court locations in Toronto, the addresses are as follows:

 

  • Toronto South Court (Administration Office) – 137 Edward Street
    137 EDWARD ST 
    Toronto, ON M5G 2P8
  • Toronto South Court (Courtrooms) – 70 Centre Avenue
    70 CENTRE AVE 
    Toronto, ON M5G 1R5
  • Toronto South Court (Courtrooms) – 60 Queen Street West
    60 QUEEN ST W
    Toronto, ON M5H 2M3
  • Toronto East Court Office – 1530 Markham Road 
    1530 MARKHAM RD
    Toronto, ON M1B 3G4
  • Toronto West Court Office – 2700 Eglinton Avenue West
    2700 EGLINTON AVE W
    Toronto, ON M6M 1V1

Traffic Ticket offences can be categorized into three different parts; such as part one offences, part two offences and part three offence. For example, a speeding ticket, failing to stop for a stop sign and following too closely are part one offence, parking ticket is a part two offence and lastly, stunt driving ticket  and some careless driving ticket are part three offences. When a summons issued, instead of a set fine to pay, that is a part three offence. In the case of a part three offence, the accused shall appear on the date and time on the Summons at the Provincial Offences Court location specified in the ticket. This is the day that the accused would get the Disclosure. The Disclosure package contains all evidence pertaining to the offence committed by the accused. However, when the disclosure package does not contain everything to prove the offence, then, the licensed paralegal defending the accused should demand further disclosure. Upon reviewing the disclosure, the licensed paralegal defending the accused should come up with proper defence strategy. This defence strategy involves analyzing whether or not the elements of the offence are well proven by the disclosure materials.

For example, the elements for careless driving are “without due care and attention” or “without reasonable consideration for other persons”.  Based on the High way Traffic Act, “Every person is guilty of an offence of driving carelessly who drives a vehicle or street car on a highway without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the highway and on conviction is liable to a careless driving ticket cost or careless driving fine is not less than $400 and not more than $2,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, and in addition his or her license or permit may be suspended for a period of not more than two years.”  Therefore, the prosecutor has to prove beyond any reasonable doubt that the accused drove the vehicle or street car without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other person.

His Master’s Legal Services Professional Corporation located in Toronto at Suite 1, 1193a Brimley Road Toronto Ontario M1P 3G5 offers traffic ticket legal advise to our clients and has been defending people charged with careless driving ticket, stunt driving ticket, speeding ticket, driving without insurance and driving without license. His Master’s Legal Services Professional Corporation has experience with careless driving tickets and stunt driving tickets in and around the court rooms in Toronto. Those who are looking to fight your traffic ticket in any court house in Toronto should feel comfortable calling us at 416-757-2525.

His Master’s Legal Services Professional Corporation located in Oshawa also give traffic ticket legal advice and defend drivers charged with careless driving ticket, stunt driving ticket, speeding ticket, driving without license and driving without insurance at Whitby Provincial Offences Court. Those who are looking to fight your traffic ticket in any court house in Whitby or Oshawa should feel comfortable calling us at 416-666-0550. Oshawa and Whitby POA traffic ticket court locations are as follows:

  •  Region of Durham * administration office and courtrooms on the lower level and prosecution office on the first floor
  • 605 Rossland Rd E, Lower Level
    Whitby, ON L1N 0B3
  • His Master’s Legal Services Professional Corporation also has experience with traffic ticket appeal process in Toronto and Oshawa.
  • Durham Region Courthouse
    150 Bond St E
    Oshawa, ON L1G 0A2

RAJAN MAHAVALIRAJAN

416.757.2525

info@masterslegal.com

1193A, Brimley Road, Suite 1,
Toronto, Ontario, M1P 3G5, Canada

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