EXPERIENCE, EXPERTISE, COMMITMENT, CLIENT FOCUSED ADVOCACY
Stratford, Perth County, Ontario and Surrounding Areas
Mr. Wansbutter takes an aggressive and vigorous approach to defending all of his clients interests. He is driven by his desire to fight for the protection of the constitutional rights of the criminally accused, and by extension the rights of all members of Canadian society. You will deal with Mr. Wansbutter personally throughout your case, not agents or junior lawyers in a large law firm. You’ll receive a level of attention and dedication only a small firm can provide. Mr. Wansbutter takes pride in his responsiveness and will always answer your emails or phonecalls quickly. He understands the ramifications of criminal charges and will work with you to understand your situation.
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When you have been accused of a crime, your life changes almost instantly. Virtually everything from progressing in your career, pursuing an education, and planning for your future can have consequential impacts relating to criminal charges. The attorney you select to help you along the way can make a major difference in the outcome of your case.
Whether your matter is resolved outside of court, ends in a “plea bargain” or proceeds to trial, preparation is key. Mr. Wansbutter is extremely diligent and details-oriented and will painstakingly prepare the best possible defence for you.
Why Choose Nicholas Wansbutter
As a Crown Attorney for four years in Manitoba, Mr. Wansbutter prosecuted hundreds of cases in all areas of criminal law. As a member of the “Impaired Driving Working Group” with Manitoba Justice he developed special knowledge and skill in this complex area of the law. He knows what a Crown Attorney must do to prove a case and what strategies they employ. With this “inside” knowledge, he can present the most effective defences to the Court. Furthermore, as a Crown Attorney he earned a reputation as a hard working, talented, and ethical lawyer — qualities which will now be brought to your defence.
Drive Impaired, Over 80, D.U.I.
Impaired driving means driving any motorized vehicle including cars, boats, aeroplanes, and trains while impaired by alcohol or drugs. “Over 80” is the charge that is laid when someone blows into a breathalyzer and the results are over 80 milligrams of alcohol per centilitre of blood… read more
Canada has some of the strictest firearms laws in the world, and some of the heaviest penalties are handed out not under the Criminal Code, but the Wildlife Act. For a very minor mistake, a person can not only lose his hunting priveleges and P.A.L., but could have his firearms, hunting gear, and even car confiscated… read more
Many offences are considered violent offences, from a scuffle outside of a bar up to robbery and murder. The situations that give rise to such charges are almost always more complicated than they might appear on the surface to the casual observer… read more
Criminal Harassment, Domestic Violence, & Sexual Assault
Many police forces today, have dedicated Domestic Violence Units. This means that crimes committed within the context of a family or other intimate relationship receive extra scrutiny and attention from the police. One must also be aware of the politically-charged atmosphere and the existence of “zero tolerance” policies… read more
Constitutional law is one of many avenues of public law, with a body of rules regulating the functioning of the state (Country). At its heart is the Constitution—the supreme law of Canada—which comprises written, statutory rules, and rules of the common law (a living body of law – fluid like almost – that evolves over time through the decisions from the courts), as well as conventions derived from British constitutional history… read more
The Canadian Human Rights Act was created in 1977 and serves to protect individuals in Canada from discrimination on the bases of race, age, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted or in respects of which a record suspension has been ordered… read more
Canada’s Military Justice System is a unique, self-contained system that is an integral part of the Canadian legal landscape. This separate, yet constitutionally valid system operates in parallel with its civilian Criminal Justice counterpart; in which Nicholas also practices. The system is created within and known as the Code of Service Discipline (CSD), which is Part III of the National Defence Act (NDA)… read more