Long Term Offender Applications
Fight a Long Term Offender Application? Contact Ottawa Criminal Lawyer Gerry Castle-Trudel today!
If the Crown is seeking to designate you a “long term offender” you need to call Gerry right away. The consultation is free and may mean the difference of spending years behind bars or walking free.
When your freedom is a stake you
need an Ottawa
criminal lawyer with experience and determination to successfully fight
you. Gerry Castle -Trudel is the fighter you want on your side.
What is the different between a Dangerous Offender and a Long Term Offender?
The "long-term offender" designation imposed on the offender by the sentencing judge is the actual sentence of the court, under Criminal Code s.753.1. This law also applies to those convicted of and are at risk of committing sexual offences in the community. Prison sentences and parole periods are much longer if you have this designation.
Offenders can spend the rest of their lives in jail!
offender” designation is sought for individuals who
are thought to be high risk for
re-offending. Individuals that have been found guilty of violent or
crimes are more likely to have this designation.
The decision to declare someone a dangerous or long-term offender is made by a judge. The Crown has six months to apply for the designations from the date you have been found guilty prior to sentencing.
Gerry Castle-Trudel is effective in defending
clients fighting “Long Term Offender”
designations. Her proven track record speaks
response call our 24 hr. Hotline
613-237-8409 for a free initial consultation.
403-331 Cooper Street, Ottawa, ON