Types of Appeals in Ottawa Courts
What are the categories of criminal appeals?
There are two basic categories of criminal appeals in Canada:
Summary Conviction Appeals
If your case proceeds as a summary offence and you are convicted, your appeal will be heard by the summary conviction appeal court – a single judge of the Superior Court of Justice.
Appeals of Indictable Offences
If you were convicted of an indictable offence, your appeal can only be heard by the Ontario Court of Appeal in Toronto.
Conspiracy to traffic 10+ kg cocaine
Impaired driving, Over 80
Possession of a prohibited firearm with readily accessible ammunition
Child pornography cases
Possession and importation of child pornography
Domestic Assault Charges
Domestic assault causing bodily harm
Fraud/White collar charges
All Charges Were Stayed
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