Ontario Criminal, DUI and Impaired Driving Lawyers
Other Offices: Kingston (ON) Oshawa (ON)
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Law Firm OverviewAitken Robertson Professional Corporation is a law firm that specialized in professional legal representation of your interests when it comes to fighting impaired driving charges. We are experienced criminal lawyers. Established in 1984, our lawyers have over 70 years combined experience.
Our commitment to you is high quality investigation and representation – to protect your interests in achieving a positive outcome in court. Aitken Robertson’s legal team offers experienced and dedicated criminal law representation for those charged with serious driving offenses in southern Ontario and Southeastern Ontario.
At Aitken Robertson, we are skilled in impaired driving defenses. Our talented, proven and dedicated staff will ease your stress and help you through this difficult time. We use an aggressive and unique team approach in which all of our lawyers plan an active role in each case at the firm. Our lawyers are experienced and two are Qualified Breath Technicians. Some of the others have experience on the Approved Instruments used in breath testing.
Richard J. Aitken, Nathan Baker, D. Edwin Boeve, and Edmund Chan believe that when a person is charged with a criminal offense, they deserve to be represented by lawyers who will provide a vigorous defense. Each case is evaluated individually and every available resource is used to try and achieve the most favorable outcome for you, the accused. They also recognize the cost incurred, therefore Aitken Robertson provides flexible fee arrangements. Having our pool of talent of 6 lawyers working on your file gives you the advantage of six unique perspectives and still at the cost of a single lawyer.
If you are looking for an attorney to assist with your drunk driving charge, impaired charge or DUI charge, you would be well represented by our experienced lawyers. While our primary focus is impaired driving, Aitken Robertson, also represents clients in criminal appeals, assault, sex assault, and drug trials.
Year this Office was Established: 1984
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Bail Hearings; Impaired Boating; Mischief; Young Offenders; Criminal Appeals; Careless Driving; Driving With a Suspended License; Failing to Remain at the Scene of an Accident; Failing to Stop for a Police Officer; Follow too Close; Racing, Contesting or Performing Stunts; Seat Belt; Speeding; Impaired Driving.
Areas of Law Description
At Aitken Robertson, we are committed to providing excellence in legal representation and criminal defence in Canada. We believe that our clients deserve the best legal defence when fighting serious driving charges such as drinking and driving, dangerous driving and careless driving. Aitken Robertson has offices serving the Oshawa, Peterborough and Kingston areas, together with satellite offices in Toronto, Ajax and Lindsay.
We appear in Courts throughout Southern, Central and Eastern Ontario, and do not charge for mileage. Our team of legal experts in Canadian impaired driving law and other serious driving violations in Ontario, works together to defend clients charged with these driving offences. While our primary focus is impaired driving and impaired boating, Aitken Robertson, also represents clients in other criminal matters, for example: assault, sex assault and drug trials and criminal appeals.
Mr. Richard J. Aitken
Criminal Defense, Criminal Law
- Criminal Lawyers Association
- Peterborough Law Association
- National College for DUI Defense
- The Law Society of Upper Canada
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