A Reputation Built on Experience, Integrity & Skill

Find Information on Topics Related to Criminal Law in Ontario

Read our blogs to keep yourself informed about the ever-changing criminal law. You can call David Wilcox Criminal Law for legal advice.

  • sexual assault lawyer
    12/06/2020
    What to Do If You Are Facing Allegations of Sexual Assault

    If you are facing allegations of sexual assault, you undoubtedly have questions about what to do and whether you should speak to a criminal defence lawyer. Barrie’s David Wilcox has been providing trusted legal representation to people charged with criminal offences including sexual assault since 1987. His advice is that a sexual assault allegation must be taken seriously, regardless of whether you think the allegation has merit. Mere accusations – even those that prove to be false – have the potential to seriously damage your reputation. A sexual assault conviction is extremely serious and can result in a lengthy jail sentence in addition to destroying relationships, job prospects, housing options, and your ability to travel.

    Read More
  • fraud lawyer
    28/05/2020
    Charged with Fraud? Barrie Criminal Lawyer Explains What to Expect

    If you are facing fraud charges, you want to know your legal options and what to expect, and for that you need advice from an experienced criminal defence lawyer. Barrie fraud lawyer David Wilcox has extensive experience defending all types of fraud charges, which can involve lengthy and complicated criminal court proceedings, particularly if the case involves complex financial transactions or a significant amount of money or property. It is not easy to defend yourself against fraud charges, and if you are ultimately convicted of fraud, the penalties imposed can be severe. In this post, our Barrie criminal lawyer will discuss what to expect if you are charged with fraud.

    Read More
  •  Criminal lawyer
    12/03/2020
    What Are the Roles and Responsibilities of a Criminal Lawyer?

    Barrie criminal defence lawyer David Wilcox has been representing people charged with criminal offences since 1987. He understands how distressing it is for his clients to be faced with arrest and criminal charges, and he draws on his decades of experience to provide clear solutions and reliable legal advice. When you are charged with a criminal offence, you are at risk of a conviction and criminal record that can have significant repercussions in your life, beyond paying a fine or completing a jail sentence. It is important to hire an experienced criminal defence lawyer who can assist you. Our Barrie criminal defence lawyer recently discussed how to choose the right criminal lawyer for your case. What exactly are the duties of the criminal lawyer you decide to hire? Below are five key roles and responsibilities of a criminal defence lawyer.

    Read More
  • 19/12/2019
    Barrie DUI Lawyer on How an Alcohol or Drug Impaired Driving Conviction Can Impact Your Life

    You can be charged with impaired driving if your ability to operate a motor vehicle is compromised by the effects of alcohol or drugs (for example, see here for our Barrie DUI lawyer’s discussion of what to expect if you are stopped for suspected marijuana–impaired driving). 


    Being charged with impaired driving is a stressful experience, especially if you are a first-time offender. Regardless of whether it is your first offence or not, it is highly recommended that you get legal advice from a criminal defence lawyer who specializes in representing people charged with drug-impaired and drunk driving. Barrie lawyer David Wilcox is an experienced criminal attorney who can guide you through the legal process, ensuring that your rights are protected and that you have explored all possible defences. Let’s discuss additional ways a DUI lawyer can help you and how an impaired driving conviction can impact your life.

    Read More
  • 16/05/2019
    What to Expect When Stopped for Suspected Marijuana–Impaired Driving

    Following the legalization of cannabis, many people have questions about the relationship between these Criminal Code changes and the law on impaired driving.


    Read More
  • 06/02/2019
    Minimizing the Impact of a Fraud Charge

    If you have been charged with fraud for the first time, you may be concerned about the consequences you are facing, your options moving forward and what you can do to minimize the impact if there is signficant evidence for a conviction. Luckily, there are a few ways you may reduce the impact of the charge.

    Read More
  • 20/12/2018
    What to Do If You Are Arrested on a Drug Charge

    A drug charge is a serious criminal offence, with significant penalties found in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, which is federal legislation. 


    If you are charged with a drug offence, you may face pre-trial detention and be held in prison until you are tried in court - a process that may take over a year. If you are convicted, you can expect to face imprisonment, a fine, property forfeiture and a criminal record. For these reasons, if you are charged with a drug offence, it is important to hire a criminal defence lawyer that is experienced in fighting drug charges. Consulting with David Wilcox, drug lawyer in Barrie, is a wise idea.

    Read More
  • 28/09/2018
    How to Choose and What to Expect from Your Criminal Lawyer

    Being charged with a criminal offence is a stressful experience and can lead to life altering consequences. If you or someone you love has been charged with a crime, it is important to get help from a criminal lawyer right away.

    Read More

David Wilcox LL.B.

150 Dunlop Street East, Suite 206

Barrie, ON Canada

L4M 6H1

Phone: 705‑721‑6642
Toll Free: 1‑855‑721‑6642
Fax: 705‑722‑6734
Email: wilcoxlaw@rogers.com

Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Friday 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Send to a friend

Send the url of this page to a friend of yours

Copyright David Wilcox LL.B. 2020 - Legal
Created by

Legal notice