Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Niagara North

Service: Crown Attorney

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-685-4293
Fax 905-685-5565
Primary Contact Michal Sokolski, Crown Attorney
Site Details
Areas Served Beamsville ; Grimsby ; Lincoln ; Niagara-on-the-Lake ; St Catharines
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
Robert S K Welch Courthouse
59 Church St, 3rd Fl
St Catharines, ON L2R 7N8
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Intersection James St and Church St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) The Crown Attorney's Office is responsible for conducting prosecutions of offenses in their district under the Criminal Code of Canada and other federal statutes such as the Young Offenders Act. Prosecutions are also conducted under provincial statutes. Crown Attorneys and their assistants choose the appropriate charge on which to proceed, consider the release of prisoners pending trial and conduct trials at all levels of court. Crown Attorneys also advise the police, lawyers and the public on general matters related to the administration of Justice. 
Crown witnesses are only paid a transportation allowance. Within city - no compensation; compensated for mileage for out-of-town travel.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1857
Service Categories Crown Prosecutors