Your Trusted
Calgary Criminal
Defence Lawyer.

My criminal defence practice operates under the philosophy that all individuals are presumed innocent and have the right to a dedicated defence and a fair trial.

Who
We Are

I am a lawyer operating in Calgary and Ottawa, representing clients on criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory charges at both the trial and appeal level.

​My criminal defence practice operates under the philosophy that all individuals are presumed innocent and have the right to a dedicated defence and a fair trial.

I also assist individuals and institutional clients in the areas of civil litigation, insurance claims, and environmental/health regulation violations.

Hiring the right lawyer can be one of the most important decisions you make in your life.

This is why Yoav Niv provides a free 45 minute initial consultation to all of his potential clients.

Your Best
Criminal Defence

Being arrested for a crime in Calgary can be a stressful, intimidating experience, affecting nearly every aspect of your personal and professional life.

Calgary Criminal Defence

Our Practice Areas

Calgary Restraining Orders

Restraining Orders

Restraining Orders are orders made by a Court that limit what a person can do in any way that the court deems appropriate. They are typically enforced by the police.

Calgary Organized Crime

Organized Crime

The phrase “organized crime” often conjures up images of Al Capone, Tony Soprano, and the “mafia.” However, in Canada especially, “organized crime” encompasses a wide range of illegal activities.

Calgary Violent Offences

Violent Offences

In Canada, violent offenders are often punished more harshly by the criminal justice system. If you are accused of assault, sexual assault, robbery, homicide, or any other type of violent offence, you must secure competent defence counsel immediately.

Calgary Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

If you are facing charges of domestic violence, it is important to understand that this is a serious issue that can have severe consequences for both you and the victim. Domestic violence can take many forms, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse.

Calgary Bail

Bail

If you or a loved one has been arrested and are in need of bail, it is essential to secure the services of a knowledgeable and experienced bail lawyer.

Calgary Drug Charges

Drug Charges

Controlled substances such as cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine are considered a danger to the public, and anyone caught using, possessing, or distributing them faces serious penalties.

Calgary DUI

DUI

If you have been charged with driving under the influence, seeking legal representation as soon as possible is essential.

Calgary Financial Crimes

Financial Crimes

Financial crimes are non-violent, white-collar, economic crimes that are often committed in a business or government setting.

Calgary Fraud

Fraud

Under the Criminal Code of Canada, fraud and financial theft are two closely related criminal economic offences.

Calgary Tax Evasion

Tax Evasion

Calgary tax evasion lawyer Yoav Niv has dedicated his legal career to helping individuals and businesses charged with violating Canada’s complex world of tax law.

Calgary Guns & Weapons

Guns & Weapons

If you have been charged with a guns or weapons offence in Calgary, it is important to seek legal representation as soon as possible.

Calgary Sexual Offences

Sexual Offences

Sexual offences are crimes that involve sexual behaviour or actions. These offences can range from simple acts of harassment to more severe crimes such as sexual assault.

Experienced defence lawyer protects your liberties in Alberta

A restraining order, also known as a protection order in Canada, is a court order for one person to be protected from another. Restraining orders are enforced by police and can restrict certain aspects of your life.

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My criminal defence practice operates under the philosophy that all individuals are presumed innocent and have the right to a dedicated defence and a fair trial.

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