Homicide (Murder & Manslaughter)

If you are facing homicide charges, you need the absolute best representation available.

Homicide is the most serious charge in the Criminal Code and carries with it the ultimate penalty of life imprisonment with lengthy terms of parole ineligibility. 

Clients facing murder or manslaughter charges need to very carefully consider the criminal lawyer in Toronto who they want to assist them with this most serious of matters. More so than with any other charge, it is vital for clients to consider lead counsel who are part of an experienced team backed by the logistical and legal support that a strong firm backbone can provide. At Bytensky Shikhman, our partners are all experienced with the defence of homicide cases. Our associates, articling students and legal assistants provide the staff support necessary to adequately respond to the enormous power the state can bring to bear in such cases.

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What Does it Mean to be a “Party to an Offence”?

Introduction According to Canadian criminal law, those who encourage or assist in the commission of an offence are just as guilty as the person who...
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R. v. Balfour and Young

After decades of systemic delays and chronic problems with bail courts in northern Manitoba, partner Boris Bytensky joined local counsel Rohit Gupta, to launch a...
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Law & Order with Ed Prutschi, Toronto Police Association head and Mike McCormack

People have been shocked to watch the video of a man handcuffed in the back of a Toronto Police cruiser produce a gun from his pants. In...
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If you or someone you know has been charged with homicide, you are invited to contact us to arrange for an initial client interview.
One of our experienced lawyers will sit down with you to discuss your case and give you a preliminary assessment of its strengths and weaknesses.

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