If you are charged with a criminal offence in York Region, you are required to make your first appearance in Courtroom 205 at the Criminal Courthouse. “First appearance court” is held Tuesday through Friday in Courtroom #205 with accused persons making their first appearance at 10:30 a.m.
At the first appearance, cases will be adjourned to courtroom #205 at 9 a.m. on the appropriate day. You are only permitted to make a total of three appearances in #205 Court before the justice will require that you appear in Courtroom #201 before a Judge. For cases that are not resolved by this point in the process, a date will be set for either a judicial pre-trial, a preliminary hearing or a trial.
If you are young person charged with a criminal offence in York Region, you are required to appear in a special Youth Court, courtroom #102, starting at 9:30 a.m.
If you are not released from the police station and are in custody you will be required to make an appearance in bail court within 24 hours of your arrest. Bail hearings are typically held before a justice of the peace in courtroom #104, in addition to courtroom #103, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Newmarket Criminal Defence Lawyer Michelle Johal regularly represents individuals charged with criminal offences in Newmarket, in particular offences under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, drinking and driving offences, domestic assaults, thefts and fraud as well as offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Newmarket Criminal Defence Lawyer Michelle Johal is a member of the York Regional Law Association. If you require legal representation at the Newmarket Criminal courthouse, call Newmarket Criminal Lawyer Michelle Johal today at (647) 670-0116 or fill out an online inquiry form. Someone will respond to your inquiry within 24 hours.