Charged with a criminal offence?
Even though you have a right to reasonable bail, it is possible that you can be detained unless you are released by the order of a Justice in a bail Court.
If you are presumed innocent of an offence and still denied bail, you risk being held in jail until the day your trial is completed.
Lakin Afolabi Law is a criminal defence team in London, Ontario. We have conducted bail hearings for people charged with the most serious criminal offences- including murder, attempted murder, and other grievous offences.
If you or someone you know is wanted by the police or considering turning him/herself in to the authorities, our criminal defence lawyers are available 24 hours a day.
Contact us. We will answer.
There is no point in talking to voicemail when you need us urgently. We always pick up. When we don’t, you can text us or email us, and we will try to get back to you within six hours at the latest.
You are heard and not ignored. We cannot obtain the result that is best for your specific situation unless we listen to you. It is a cooperative effort.
Transparent and honest
Harsh truths are better than comfortable lies. We are honest and candid with you about your chances of success with each action, but you make the call.
"Very pleased with the service I received from Lakin.
Had constant contact with him which made me feel much more confident with my defence. Was feeling very insecure heading into this whole process. I outlined to him what I needed regarding an outcome, and he more than surpassed my expectations.
Thank you for your hard work and dedication, Lakin. I will certainly recommend your services to anyone I know who finds themselves in a bind and really doesn’t know where to turn.
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