A Summary Conviction Offence is one that is less serious than an indictable offence, however is still punishable by a prison sentence or fine, or both. A Summary (which means “quick and simple manner”) Conviction is usually less of a charge than an indictable offence and can have a penalty of up to 6 months in jail or up to $5,000 in fines, or both. They can also be included in a hybrid charge that includes an indictment as well.
It’s important to understand the charges clearly so that you can make a sound and rational decision when it comes to dealing with legal matters like this one.
How can SDG Paralegal help you with a Summary Convictions Offence?
We can help you understand the intricacies of the judicial system when it comes to Summary Conviction Offences and clearly explain your options for you.
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