St. Catharines Criminal Lawyers | Criminal Defence Lawyers


Who should you trust to create your legal defence and act in your best interests when you have been accused of or charged with a crime? You need a St. Catharines criminal lawyer. The team at What The Law is capable, experienced and has a track record of successfully defending people in the St.Catharines area. Choose us to represent you and receive the best defence possible, honest advice, and flexible payment plans.

Experienced Criminal Lawyer in St. Catharines

At What The Law, we know the law and how being accused of a crime affects the life of the person charged and their family members. You likely have a lot of questions and concerns, both for yourself and your family. We have walked many people through this process, ensuring they get a full and complete defence and the understanding they need.

Our team has successfully defended people facing many charges, including:

  • Young offender charges
  • Theft and robbery
  • Murder and manslaughter
  • Impaired driving offences
  • Fraud
  • Firearms offences
  • Dangerous driving offences
  • Assault, such as sexual assault, domestic assault and aggravated assault

The What The Law team understands the law and will advise you as to what will be your best defence, work to get the charges dropped or the case dismissed, depending on the specific circumstances of your situation.

We understand that these allegations can have a deep effect on your life, including straining relationships, impacting your career, and more. We give you the understanding and direction you need to make the best decisions for you, and then we follow-through.

Criminal Lawyers Who Travel

Being a criminal lawyer means travelling all over the province. If you live in St. Catharines you may attend court there, or you may need to travel to a different courthouse near where the alleged crime took place. As criminal defence lawyers, we follow our clients and travel to different courthouses all of the time.

Although we are based in Toronto, we act as criminal defence lawyers in St. Catharines frequently. We are dedicated and will not let the distance interfere with the quality of legal representation you deserve, and we provide. With today’s technology, we can do paperwork and even meet with prosecutors online, depending on what we need to discuss.

If you have been charged with an offence in St. Catharines, your case may be heard at the St. Catharines Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse located at 59 Church Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 7N8.

Available 24/7

The law does not have a 9-5 workday, so neither do we. The moment you suspect you may need a criminal defence lawyer, contact us. We are always available by text or phone to start working with you or to answer your questions. The sooner we get involved in your case the better, as we have more time to build your defence and to prevent you from making common mistakes.

When you choose What The Law, you will benefit from our transparent fee structure. You will know exactly what our services cost and there are no hidden fees. We also offer flexible payment plans because we know that most people do not expect to need a criminal defence lawyer.

Need a criminal lawyer in St. Catharines? Call or text us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What The Law proudly serves clients in St. Catharines, Aurora, Barrie, Bradford, Brampton, Burlington, East Gwillimbury, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, Markham, Mississauga, Milton, Newmarket, North York, Orangeville, Oshawa, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Toronto, Vaughan, West Gwillimbury.

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