The Defence Group
Arun is a highly experienced criminal lawyer and former prosecutor who is a sole practitioner, assisted by office staff, paralegals, junior lawyers and other experts. In addition to your criminal defence lawyer, some of the professionals on your defence team may include the following: a clinical psychiatrist or psychologist, a therapist or counsellor, or a forensic toxicologist. Our offices are located in Toronto, Oakville, and Vaughan, and we serve clients throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
How Our Experienced Criminal Defence Lawyers Can Help You
Domestic Assault Lawyer in Toronto
"Zero-tolerance” domestic violence policies necessitate a thorough, detailed criminal defence.
Drug Possession Lawyer in Toronto
At The Defence Group, we have previous experience in federal drug prosecution that informs the best defence possible for your case.
Youth Criminal Defence Lawyer in Toronto
An experienced youth defence lawyer can navigate the special rules and considerations that apply to youth cases.
Sexual Assault Defence Lawyer in Toronto
We assemble the most comprehensive, compelling case possible to avoid severe penalties that accompany sexual assault convictions.
DUI & Over 80 Defence Lawyer in Toronto
Want to keep your licence? Given the automatic minimum penalties, our experienced, technical approach will give you the best chance to expose flaws in the government’s case.
Weapons Violation Defence Lawyer in Toronto
A firearms conviction will impact your immigration status, employment prospects and ability to travel. You need an experienced, vigorous defence to protect your future.
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Aruin Maini is one of the best criminal defence lawyers in Toronto, he used the facts of my case to prove that I was it guilty of the charges against me. With Aruin Maini you get solid work on all fronts, he is very very knowledgeable and takes the time to really understand and connect with his clients.
Arun Maini is a very good lawyer. I am very satisfied with his service and I highly recommend him. I was very stressed and nervous, as the prosecutor on my case at the start was very nasty, vicious and dishonest. Arun knew how to combat that in court, and he helped me gain the desired outcome in the end. He did a fantastic job.
Thank god I got the pleasure of meeting Arun,Maini I was referred to him from a friend who had nothing but good things to say about him. I later thank them both.
Honest, fair, knowledgeable and trustworthy. There was no surprises with Arun or the case. Excellent communication throughout the whole process. Very easy to get a hold of and responds quickly. Arun listens and communicates effectively. Highly recommended.
I was totally satisfied by Arun performance. He is the lawyer who cares about his clients, and focuses on providing the best quality of service. Very knowledgeable and responsive. I hired Arun Maini to help out with a pretty scary issue, I was worried, but Arun got me sorted out, and made me feel better. He was awesome to work with.
Excellent and efficient communication and quick response when absolutely needed. Arun guided through a complex situation made even more complex by the COVID restrictions and got me to a far better than imagined outcome. He did this professionally, patiently and with very clear and concise information at each step.
Arun Maini has represented me twice now as legal counsel. Both times I have been more then satisfied with the outcome. He has extensive knowledge of the criminal law proceedings, and will make sure there are no surprises going into court.
I contacted Arun regarding my son?s incident in which he was involved in a group activity but was the only one who got charged. It was clear to me that his participation as a group member was overly mistaken by the school and the police to drag him into a legal matter.
We found ourselves in a very stressful and unexpected situation. Right from the start Mr. Maini was helpful and took the time to explain the initial process late Friday night. Once we hired Mr. Maini, there was always timely, honest, detailed and knowledgable advice given to any questions that arose.
Mr.Arun S. Maini is amazing lawyer.you can trust him with your close eyes.
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Arun S. Maini, lawyer and founder of The Defence Group, has practised criminal law since 1995. He’s a graduate of the University of Toronto and Dalhousie University Law School. After completing his articles at a Bay St. law firm, Mr. Maini joined the federal Department of Justice as a prosecutor of drug trafficking, tax evasion, and immigration fraud cases in Toronto, Brampton and Vancouver. In 1999, Mr. Maini transferred to the provincial Crown attorney’s office in Brampton, where he prosecuted a wide range of criminal offences, from theft to murder. In 2003, Mr. Maini left the government to establish The Defence Group. Mr. Maini handles all criminal offences and regulatory prosecutions.
What Our Clients Say About Us
To whom it may concern, I was arrested and the police proceeded to lay serious criminal charges against me. Fortunately, my wife was able to find Mr. Maini who was able to win my case by carefully navigating the legal process.
We found Mr. Maini on line wen we needed a lawyer. It was in the middle of the night in an emergency and he answered his page right away. He is very knowledgeable about criminal defense and I was very pleased. Anytime I had a questioned he replied.
Arun Maini is an excellent lawyer. He is very empathetic and understands his clients.
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The Defence Group, based out of offices in Oakville, Vaughan, and downtown Toronto, has been serving residents of the Golden Horseshoe and the Greater
Toronto area since 2003.
We will provide you with a quick response to all of your questions; and thorough, confidential, knowledgeable and experienced representation, every step of the way.
Preparing for a criminal defence requires careful planning and attention to detail. Here are some steps you can take to prepare for a criminal defence:
1.Get Legal Representation. Criminal trials depend upon the evidence being presented in court.
2.Minimize Communications with Third Parties.
3.Prepare Your Witnesses.
4.Avoid Social Media.
5.Provide complete and accurate information
Criminal defence lawyers play a crucial role in the legal system and serve an important function in society. Here are some reasons why they are important:
1.Protecting constitutional rights
2.Presumption of innocence
3.Fair and balanced legal proceedings
4.Expert legal knowledge and strategy
5.Protecting against wrongful convictions
7.Providing emotional support
A defence lawyer, also known as a criminal defence attorney, has various responsibilities in representing individuals accused of crimes. Their specific responsibilities can vary depending on the jurisdiction and the circumstances of the case, but here are some common aspects of their role.Client representation,Legal advice,Case evaluation,Defense strategy,Investigation and evidence gathering,Sentencing advocacy.