Toronto Defence Lawyers

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imgBail

A bail hearing is a very critical juncture in the criminal trial process. If you or someone you know is charged with a criminal offence…

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imgDomestic Assault

Do not plead guilty to “domestic assault“ without first obtaining legal advice from a Toronto domestic assault…

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imgDrug Offences

Do not plead guilty to possession of a controlled substance before you consult with a defence lawyer at Pyzer Criminal..

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imgFraud & Theft

Do not plead guilty to a property related offence such as theft, fraud or possession of stolen property…

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imgDrinking & Driving

Pyzer Criminal Lawyers have successfully defended many cases involving drinking and driving allegations in Ontario…

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imgSexual Assault

At Pyzer, Criminal Lawyers, we have a strong history defending allegations of sexual assault. The crime of…

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imgRobbery

The criminal offence of Robbery involves an allegation of a theft with force, the threat of force, or intimidation…

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imgMurder

Murder is the most serious crime in the Criminal Code. The stakes are high. An adult individual who is convicted…

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imgBreak & Enter

The offence of Breaking and Entering is defined in section 348 of the Criminal Code of Canada which reads…

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We Fight for your Rights

If you have been charged with a criminal offense, take control of your destiny by making the right choice in a criminal lawyer. The stakes are high if you are charged with a criminal offence in Canada. What you need is a tough, smart and battle-proven experienced criminal lawyer who can navigate the justice system so that you obtain the best result available. At Pyzer, Criminal Lawyers, we are Toronto criminal lawyers who:

  • Commit to your case.
  • Raise every realistic and viable defence.
  • Know the inner workings of the criminal justice system.
  • Bring an abundance of resources and a reputation for integrity to every case.
  • Have a detailed academic understanding of the laws governing your particular criminal accusation.

At Pyzer Criminal Lawyers, we get results!

The Lawyers

Jonathan Pyzer is a highly skilled and sought after criminal defence lawyer who represents clients charged with criminal and quasi-criminal offences all over the Province of Ontario. He is a member in good-standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada, Criminal Lawyers’ Association and Toronto Lawyers Association. Jonathan is sworn and enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Ontario Court of Appeal for Ontario and of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Mr. Pyzer has successfully represented clients at every level of trial court in the province of Ontario, attempting to achieve the most favourable outcome possible. His experience and excellence are apparent in every case he defends.
Since being called to the bar, Jonathan has restricted his practice to criminal and quasi-criminal defence work and has represented clients charged with with all types of offences including murder, manslaughter, all classes of assault including domestic assault, sexual assault, robbery, assault with a weapon, assault cause bodily harm, aggravated assault, DUI, impaired driving, Over 80, theft, fraud, sexual charges including sexual assault, human trafficking, child luring, possession of child pornography, drug charges including, drug possession, drug trafficking, and importing etc. human trafficking. In addition, Jonathan represents and counsels persons who are under investigation by the police, witnesses as well as victims of crime as well as doctors, nurses, teachers and other professionals before there disciplinary boards. Read More

Ravi Sahota is a Toronto lawyer who practices exclusively in criminal law. He is passionate about defending his clients’ rights. Ravi ensures that each of his clients are zealously represented in the criminal justice system. He is a tireless advocate, dedicated to holding every prosecution up to the high standards outlined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Ravi discovered his passion for the law while working as a Youth Worker at a small community centre in Downtown Vancouver. This passion pushed Ravi to complete his law degree at the University of Windsor. While in law school, Ravi volunteered his time at Legal Assistance of Windsor, a student legal clinic where he assisted low-income clients with ODSP and OW claims. He advocated for his clients at the Social Benefits Tribunal and the Landlord Tenant Board. This was an invaluable experience that strengthened Ravi’s interest in advocating for low-income and disadvantaged clients. Read More

Ian Kostman was called to the Ontario Bar in 1983 and successfully practiced criminal law until he retired at the end of 2017. Ian appeared in courts of all levels in the Province, from the Ontario Court of Justice to the Ontario Court of Appeal. What drove Ian and made him an outstanding trial advocate for his clients was his passion for justice and for real justice to be done. He was an aggressive defender of his clients and a tireless worker. Ian’s work ethic benefited his clients in even the most difficult cases.
Ian graduated from the University of Windsor Law School in 1983 and then commenced a private practice which he operated for over thirty-five years. Ian represented thousands of clients over the span of his career. He established himself as an exceptionally strong cross-examiner and that skill was of great help to get acquittals for his clients. Ian was not limited in the kinds of cases that he undertook as he took on cases involving all categories of criminal charges including murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, all classes of assault including domestic assault, sexual assault, robbery, assault with a weapon, assault cause bodily harm, aggravated assault, DUI, impaired driving, “over 80”, theft, fraud, sexual charges including sexual assault, human trafficking, child luring, possession of child pornography, drug charges including, drug possession, drug trafficking, importing and human trafficking etc. Read More

If you are charged with a crime in the GTA, Contact Pyzer Criminal Lawyers

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