Criminal Law Practice Areas

Kostman & Pyzer is a criminal defence law firm serving clients in the Greater Toronto area and elsewhere in the province of Ontario. We are creative, experienced and hardworking. We pride ourselves on our aggressive representation of our clients and our relentless commitment to success. We bring an abundance of resources and thorough preparation to each and every case. Our goal is the successful conclusion of your criminal case and the avoidance of a criminal record.

At Kostman & Pyzer, we offer effective legal representation, nothing less. We understand that our clients cannot afford to have a criminal record. Your confidence in us will ease the pressure of a criminal prosecution. We fight for your rights and we fight to win! We advocate on behalf of people charged with any criminal offence, including:


  • Attempt Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder

Fraud & Theft Offences

  • Forgery
  • Uttering Forged Documents
  • Counterfeiting
  • Credit Card Offences
  • Bribery

Drinking & Driving Offences

  • Impaired Driving
  • Drive Over 80 mg.
  • Refuse Breath Sample
  • Care & Control

Weapons Offences

  • Carry Concealed Weapon
  • Dangerous Weapons
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
  • Possession of a Restricted Weapon
  • Assault with a Weapon

Motor Vehicle Offences

  • Drinking and Driving
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Careless Driving
  • Criminal Negligence
  • Drive While Disqualified
  • Drive No Insurance
  • Fail to Remain/ Fail to Report

Firearm Offences

  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Careless Use of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Use of Imitation Firearm
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle (where Firearm found)
  • Ammunition related Offences

Assault / Threats / Harassment

  • Domestic Assault
  • Assault
  • Sexual Assault
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Threatening Death or Bodily Harm
  • Abduction
  • Forcible Confinement
  • Assault Police
  • Assault Resist Arrest
  • Criminal Harassment

Drug Offences

  • Possession
  • Trafficking
  • Cultivation/ Production (Grow Ops)
  • Importing
  • Conspiracy

Sex Offences

  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Interference
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Invitation to Sexual Touching
  • Incest
  • Indecent Acts
  • Gross Indecency
  • Prostitution & Soliciting
  • Common Bawdy House

Offences Against the Administration of Justice

  • Perjury
  • False Affidavit
  • Obstruct Police
  • Obstruct Justice
  • Personation
  • Escape Lawful Custody
  • Assault Peace Officer
  • Assault Resist Arrest
  • Mischief

Property Offences

  • Robbery
  • Extortion
  • Theft
  • Fraud
  • Break & Enter
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Possession of Burglar Tools
  • Arson
  • Mischief
  • Prowl By Night
  • Trespass
  • Intellectual Property Offences
  • Copyright Offences
  • Proceeds of Crime

Fail to Comply

  • Failure to Comply (Probation or Bail)
  • Failure to Appear (in Court)
  • Breach of Court Order

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