DAVID GENIS LAW
THE CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
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David Genis is a well-known criminal lawyer in Toronto with a special interest in complicated and technical matters. Explore this website to see why he is one of the most sought after criminal defence lawyers in Toronto and the surrounding area.

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OUR PRACTICE AREAS

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Over 80mg

Operating or in care and control of a motor vehicle when your blood alcohol level is 80mg of alcohol in 100mL of blood.

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Drug Possession

Having one or more illegal drugs in your possession, either for personal use, distribution, sale or other purposes.

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Domestic Assault

A pattern of behaviour involving violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting.

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Impaired Driving

Operating or being in care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired by a drug, alcohol, or a combination.

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Trafficking Drugs

The illegal cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and sale of unlawful controlled substances.

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Sexual Assault

Any kind of sexual behaviour or contact that occurs without the definitive consent of the recipient.

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Careless Driving

Driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the road.

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Refuse Sample

Refusing to provide a breath sample into a roadside screening device or into an approved instrument.

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DRUG POSSESSION

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DOMESTIC ASSAULT

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IMPAIRED DRIVING

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TRAFFICKING DRUGS

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SEXUAL ASSAULT

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CARELESS DRIVING

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REFUSE SAMPLE

OUR LATEST VIDEOS

DAVID GENIS EXPLAINS NUANCES OF DRINKING & DRIVING LAW

The difference between Impaired and Over 80 charges explained to the Senate Committee in Ottawa by DUI lawyer Toronto David Genis.

DAVID GENIS SPEAKS TO CITYNEWS ABOUT LEGAL COUNSEL & SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES

The reasoning behind Toronto criminal defence lawyer David Genis’s opposition to sexual assault victims getting legal counsel before they testify is simple: the truth.

DAVID GENIS SPEAKS TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE IN OTTAWA

In October 2016, David Genis was invited to speak to the Senate Committee in Ottawa on criminal law and drinking & driving issues.

DAVID GENIS – TORONTO CRIMINAL LAWYER

David Genis wins cases which seem impossible to win.

WHY HIRE US

David has successfully defended and helped his clients get acquitted of their criminal charges. David Genis will present an assertive defense that will directly and substantially impact your situation. Jail time, loss of family, driver’s license, job, immigration status or ability to travel to the US can be avoided.

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EXPERT KNOWLEDGE

Remember that every case requires expert knowledge to effectively counter the charges; your case is never clear cut, regardless of what appears on the surface. David Genis has a broad understanding of the case law including local precedents, is familiar with your particular courthouse and its Crowns and judges and has a solid track record of defense against criminal charges.

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EVERY CASE IS DIFFERENT PERSONALIZED ATTENTION

Criminal charges, including DUI, can carry significant penalties and consequences, therefore, serious consideration needs to be given to the type of defense you need. When you work with Toronto lawyer David Genis, you are sure to receive personalized attention to give you the best chance of being acquitted.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Assault charge: All questions answered and what you should do

An assault is an offence that is punishable by up to 5 years of jail (Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada). So it is certainly not a small deal. That being said, good news is that an assault is a charge that has no minimum punishment prescribed by law. It means that, unlike in a case of an illegal firearm charges, child porn or DUIs…

Impaired Driving vs Over 80 mg – Is there a difference?

Impaired Driving vs Driving Over 80 mg ? Yes, even though either Impaired Driving or Driving Over 80 mg charge is commonly referred to as “drunk driving” or “drinking and driving”, there is a legally significant difference between these two charges. Even though these two charges would very often be laid together, they mean different things and are…

I am charged with domestic assault…

I am currently out on a strict bail resulting from a domestic assault charge… I am now told by our children that my wife is very sorry that she involved the police and she wants to take all the domestic assault allegations back. I want to return to my house. Can my wife convince the…

I was charged with drinking and driving “care or control”, but I was not driving!?

I was charged with DUI care or control, but I was not driving!? My car was stuck in the ditch! Answer: “Vehicle in the ditch” is a fairly common “impaired or over 80 mg care or control” situation. Assuming that the Crown does not rely on past driving as it usually would be too…

TEN WAYS TO BEAT A
DUI IN ONTARIO

Have you been charged with a DUI? Defending an impaired driving charge requires technical, advocacy, and legal skills. See how David Genis can help you beat a DUI in Ontario.

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5775 Yonge Street, Suite #602 North York, ON, M2M 4J1
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