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Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial

Vous représenter vous-même lors d’un procès criminel

The booklet explains what happens when an accused person wants to plead not guilty to a summary offence. It’s designed to guide a self-represented person through the basic steps in the court process both before and at a trial. It contains checklists, flow charts, and a sample letter to Crown counsel, as well as how to get legal help.

This publication is for people who are comfortable reading and may have some legal knowledge.


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