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If you’ve been charged with a criminal offence, you need a lawyer who specializes in criminal law and criminal defence. Bottos Law Group is an Edmonton defence firm that practices exclusively in criminal and regulatory law. Our lawyers have a half-century of collective experience defending clients at every level of the Justice system both at home here in Alberta, and across the country, including, of course, here in Edmonton.

Being charged with an offence can be incredibly stressful, and the process of arrest, bail, and trial can be an overwhelming experience. The lawyers of Bottos Law Group can help you navigate the criminal justice system and will work closely with you in resolving your matter. We can assist you at all stages of the proceedings, including:

  • Prior to being charged, if you believe you are the subject of a criminal investigation.
  • Providing timely, essential advice upon arrest.
  • Preparing and conducting bail hearings 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Conducting preliminary inquiries to determine if the Crown prosecution has enough evidence to put you on trial.
  • Defending your case at trial, when the stakes are at their highest.
  • Appealing the trial judge’s decision in certain circumstances if there is an unfavourable decision.

Our team of exceptional lawyers has successfully defended clients charged with a wide variety of criminal offences, including:

  • Assault, including Domestic Assault and Sexual Assault.
  • Impaired driving (also known as a DUI).
  • Fraud, shoplifting, and forgery offences.
  • Drug offences, including possession, possession for the purpose of trafficking, and trafficking in narcotics and other controlled substances.
  • Robbery, break and enter, and other violent property offences.
  • First-degree and second-degree murder and manslaughter.

If you have been charged or believe you may be charged, contact us now for an initial consultation, free of charge, at 780-421-7001. You can also call and arrange for an in-person consultation at your convenience.

The Edmonton Law Courts are located in Downtown Edmonton, near City Hall and the Arts District. The Edmonton Law Courts contain the Provincial Court of Edmonton, the Court of Queen’s Bench in Edmonton, and the Court of Appeal for Edmonton. See the map below for directions to the Edmonton Law Courts.

Edmonton Law Courts Contact Information

1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J 0R2
Phone: (780) 427-7868

Edmonton Court Sittings

In-Custody docket only – Courtroom 265:
Monday through Friday at 9:00 A.M.

Federal, Special and Regulatory docket only – Courtroom 267:
Monday through Friday at 9:00 A.M.

Other Matters – Courtroom 356:
Monday through Friday at 9:00 A.M.

Domestic Violence docket only – Courtroom 268:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 A.M.

Non-Custody docket only – Case Management Office (CMO), Main Floor, North Tower, Law Courts:
Monday through Friday 8:15 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Edmonton Traffic Sittings – Courtroom 001:
Monday through Friday at 9:00 A.M.

Edmonton Youth Sittings – Courtroom 444:
Monday through Friday at 9:30 A.M.

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