You are charged with an offence.
Book an appointment with SLA to seek agent representation.
Request “Disclosure”: Disclosure is evidence compiled by the Crown and Police used to prosecute your case.
First Appearance. At this stage you (or and SLA Student Caseworker retained to act as an agent on your behalf) can either enter a plea or ask for an adjournment if necessary.
Enter a Plea:
1. Plead Not Guilty – A trial date will be set.
2. Plead Guilty – A disposition date will be set.
Trial (if you have pleaded not guilty).
Below are some common terms you may hear when you are facing a criminal charge. Familiarizing yourself with them may be helpful as you navigate your legal issue.