Criminal defence lawyer Maureen Currie has over 30 years of experience. She previously worked as a prosecutor in the Crown Attorney's office - experience now useful in her practice as a criminal defence lawyer.
Maureen Currie - Criminal Lawyer in Georgetown
Have you been arrested in the Georgetown area and need a criminal lawyer?
Criminal defence lawyer Maureen Currie has over 30 years of experience. She previously worked as a prosecutor in the Crown Attorney's office - experience now useful in her practice as a criminal defence lawyer. She is known for her fearless representation of clients charged with serious criminal law offences, close personal attention and commitment in providing a thorough criminal defence.
If you are charged with a criminal offence, Maureen Currie will vigorously defend you.
A criminal record can have lifelong ramifications.
It can restrict a person’s ability to obtain or keep employment, pursue advanced education, become a Canadian citizen, remain in Canada, and travel. For these reasons alone, a person charged with an offence should always consult a criminal lawyer before the first court appearance. Many people have made the mistake of pleading guilty without legal advice - just to “get it over with” and only later find out the serious problems associated with having a criminal record.
Maureen Currie - Criminal Lawyer Serving all of Georgetown.
Why Choose Maureen Currie.... Experience matters!
Maureen Currie previously worked as a Partner at Lerners in Toronto and as an Associate Crown Attorney - before opening her criminal defence practice in Oakville, Ontario.
Lawyer Maureen Currie has represented individuals and corporations in ground breaking and high profile cases since her call to the bar in 1988. She is widely experienced in Criminal Law, Inquests, Royal Commissions and Civil Litigation.
She has extensive experience in countless criminal trials, negotiations, guilty pleas. She has also engaged as counsel in many Royal Commissions and Inquests (including representation of the Children's Aid in the Jeffrey Baldwin Inquest; the Anzovino family in the Reilly Anzovino Inquest)
Maureen Currie was chosen by the Court of Appeal Judge - the Honourable Mr. Justice Fred Kaufman to be his Associate Counsel for the Inquiry into the Guy Paul Morin – which analysed how an innocent man was wrongly convicted of the rape and murder of a young girl.
Winning Ground Breaking Cases Since 1988
Maureen Currie has 30 years of litigation experience. She has represented individuals and corporations in a wide range of high profile trials, inquests, and Royal Commissions. She has also previously worked as a Prosecutor in the Crown Attorney’s Office - experience now useful for her practice as a criminal defence lawyer.
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Criminal Defence Law
Common Criminal Charges
Maureen Currie has been practising since 1988 and has the experience required for success.
Resolving Criminal Charges
Requirements in the diversion program vary, ranging from apology letters, community service, and modest charitable donations. If Maureen Currie is able to facilitate getting your acceptance into the Alternative Measures/Diversion Program, and you successfully complete the program, the charges will be withdrawn. This means that you get to keep a clean criminal record and avoid the expense and embarrassment of a trial.Read more
If a charge is dismissed at trial, or if Crown counsel (the prosecutor) decides before trial, following a meeting with your counsel, to withdraw the charges or enter a stay of proceedings (terminating the charge) there will be no criminal record. Sometimes, and in certain circumstances, we can persuade crown counsel to enter a stay of proceedings or withdraw the charge prior to trial – even where the Crown initially refused to do so.Read more
On occasion, crown counsel will agree to an accused person entering a peace bond when that person has been charged with a minor offence such as a minor assault, threatening, etc. The accused is placed on various conditions for a maximum period of one year.Read more
You should never plead guilty to an offence without carefully considering the matter and the alternatives with an experienced criminal lawyer. If you do decide to plead guilty, we may be successful in obtaining an absolute or conditional discharge in certain circumstances – depending upon the nature of the offencesRead more
No case is too big or too small; she takes cases where she believes that she can help people get justice. Maureen Currie has over 30 years of trial experience. She prides herself on providing high quality representation and works hard for all of her clients.Read more
In the right circumstances, we can have a meeting with the Crown to explain why you were inappropriately charged, persuade the Crown why there is no reasonable prospect of conviction, or discuss why this matter should not be before the criminal courts. In such cases the charges can be completely withdrawn and the criminal process will end.Read more