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Speaking to the Judge Before You Are Sentenced

Speaking to the Judge Before You Are Sentenced

Lists possible sentences when pleading guilty or found guilty. Explains in plain language what to say to a judge before they decide on a sentence. Learn how to prepare and where to get legal advice. Contains information about Gladue principles at sentencing for Indigenous peoples.

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Legal Aid BC
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last reviewed
August 2022 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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French (PDF)

resource type
charged with a crime, pleading guilty, found guilty, sentences, speaking to the judge, representing yourself, Legal Aid BC, criminal, criminal charges, sentencing, self-help