Driving with Ontario’s Farmers

As warm weather (finally!) returns, Southern Ontario residents are going to see significantly more tractors moving on the road during the planting season. Here are some tips from Bulwark Legal Services to help drivers share the road with Ontario’s farmers. All farming implements, combines, tractors and other agricultural vehicles in Ontario are required to have … Read More

Pedestrian Crossover Blitz

Starting on May 14, 2018 London police, among other police forces, begun conducting a week-long pedestrian crossover blitz. This is to promote safety for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers. With the increasing popularity of pedestrian crossovers, 23 more on the way, it is important that every person knows what to do when approaching a crossover. What … Read More

Tips to Avoid Common Traffic Tickets

There aren’t many drivers out there that haven’t been issued a common traffic ticket for one reason or another. There are speeding tickets, moving violations for running a stop sign or stoplight, failure to use a turn signal and more. If you want to avoid receiving a traffic ticket in the future, here are some … Read More

Most Common Mistakes People Make After Getting a Traffic Ticket

Traffic tickets are expensive, and no one likes getting one. Maybe you just got your first ticket, and you are trying to handle the situation as best you can, or maybe you have received multiple tickets and know you need legal advice. There are certain mistakes that you can make after getting a ticket that … Read More

What to Consider When Hiring a Lawyer or Paralegal

If you have recently received a traffic ticket, odds are that you have some questions. Should you pay the ticket? Should you defend yourself in court? If so, how? Should you retain a lawyer or a paralegal? Is there a difference? Take Some Time and Do Your Research Check the Law Society of Upper Canada’s … Read More

New Distracted Driving Laws Could Cost you Big

The Ontario Government is taking a stand, and it won’t pay to be on the wrong side of the law. New legislation will mark Ontario as the province with the toughest distracted driving laws in the country. We live in a distracting world, no doubt about it. With vehicles full of Smart Phones, tablets, GPS, … Read More

What Happens When You Are Charged with Careless Driving

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In the unfortunate occasion that you get charged with Careless Driving, you must understand what Careless Driving is and why you got charged. What is Careless Driving? Careless Driving is driving a vehicle on a highway without the proper care and attention, and without considering other people using the highway. Why were you charged with … Read More

Got a criminal record? You may be eligible for a pardon

If you have a criminal record, you may be eligible for a record suspension. Here's what you need to know about getting a criminal record pardon. Bulwark Legal Services – serving Guelph, Kitchener, Caledon, Brampton, Barrie and more.

What is a criminal record suspension? A record suspension removes your criminal record from the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) database. This means if your name is searched on CPIC your criminal record will not appear, which can improve educational and employment opportunities. A record suspension keeps your criminal record separate and apart from other … Read More

Driving with Documentation: What you NEED to have

Licence, insurance, and registration: the driving documents you need to be able to drive in Ontario. Bulwark Legal Services - Fighting traffic tickets in Guelph, Kitchener, Brampton, Caldeon and more

“Licence, insurance, and registration.” Most of us have heard that demand from a police officer. But what exactly should you keep in the car with you at all times? There are three main documents you require to drive in Ontario. What you need to have in the car: Driver’s Licence Whether you’re a new driver, … Read More