Criminal Law in London, ON
If you are facing criminal charges, you need expert guidance and advice to help you navigate the intricacies of the legal system.
For the past twenty years James Zegers has successfully defended clients in London and Southwestern Ontario for offences ranges from shoplifting to assault and murder.
As your criminal lawyer, James Zegers fights for the best possible outcome – so that you can get back to living your life.
24 Hour Service
Criminal law is not a nine to five business. James Zegers and his team are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to emergencies as they arise and stop small problems from becoming large ones.
A conviction for possession of marijuana or cocaine will prevent you from crossing the border, and can have a negative impact on employment. James Zegers can help you keep your right to travel from being compromised and your employment prospects from being affected. .
Every year thousands of people find themselves charged with drinking and driving offences. The law in this area is extremely complex. James Zegers successfully defends drivers charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired and can help you keep your licence.
Negotiation and Mediation
Through negotiation and mediation James Zegers can help you avoid the uncertainty and expense of a criminal trial and get your life back on track.
Aboriginal or First Nations
James Zegers has represented Aboriginal and First Nations Clients for twenty years and understands the unique cultural and systemic factors addressed by the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Gladue.
As one of London Ontario’s most experienced criminal lawyers, James Zegers has represented thousands of clients charged with criminal offences - from shoplifting to murder - and has successfully defended hundreds of wrongfully accused at trial.
As the first point of contact for Zegers Law Professional Corporation, Kristen is known for her compassion and professionalism and is a court tested licensed paralegal and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.
Thank you for your outstanding execution of my case. Your team’s flawless execution came through for me. This win has profoundly affected every aspect of my life, particularly as I am newly married. Thank you. I would recommend your services to anyone.
I am extremely pleased with the work done by Zegers Law with respect to the withdrawal of my recent Highway Traffic Act charges. From my first talk with James and Kristen I was convinced that they would do their absolute best for me. Words cannot express how easy it was to work through the complete process. Thank you very much for your time and efforts.
James Zegers always has my best interest at heart. He works hard and achieves excellent results, including acquittal at trial and the withdrawal of charges. I can trust James Zegers.
You can trust that James Zegers and Kristen Nairn will work diligently in your best interest. They genuinely care about their clients…I recommend this fantastic legal team to anyone facing criminal charges of any kind.
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