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Lethbridge Criminal Defence Lawyer

Dahlem Criminal Defence will defend your Lethbridge criminal charges.

(Updated for September 2022) Regular in person court sittings have resumed. There are new rules for court attendance for people charged with criminal offences.

Are you charged with an offence and have to appear in court in Lethbridge? Dahlem Criminal Defence can defend your charges in  Lethbridge for you. As experienced criminal lawyers, Dahlem Criminal Defence makes the process easy for you.

Lethbridge is on Highway 3 where it crosses the Oldman River. Lethbridge is a bustling and growing community. Cardston, Pincher Creek, Taber, and Fort Macleod have COVID closures. Matters are being heard in Lethbridge. It is a very busy court location.

Tyson Dahlem is a criminal defence lawyer. Tyson has practised criminal law in Lethbridge for over 18 years. He has detailed knowledge of the Lethbridge Court. He also has comprehensive experience with Lethbridge law enforcement and issues.

If you live in Lethbridge, Dahlem Criminal Defence is a lawyer near you. Dahlem Criminal Defence is the only criminal lawyer you need. We make dealing with the courts in Lethbridge easy. Everything related to your charges is dealt with online, through your phone. Tyson makes dealing with your charges in Lethbridge easy, and with the least stress.

If you need a criminal lawyer in Lethbridge, contact Dahlem Criminal Defence now. We will answer your questions. We offer a free first consultation.

What goes into court in Lethbridge?

If you are charged with a criminal offence in Lethbridge and area, you will make your first appearance in Lethbridge. In addition, matters from Coalhurst and Coaldale will also appear in Lethbridge Provincial Court.

The RCMP Integrated Traffic Enforcement Unit operates on Highway 3 and are there primarily for drug interdiction. All highway drug interdictions between Fort Macleod and Taber go into Lethbridge Provincial Court.

The Provincial Court in Lethbridge is the base point of the Lethbridge circuit of Provincial Court judges. Provincial Court judges based in Lethbridge also travel to Pincher Creek, Fort Macleod, Taber, and Cardston. The prosecution of criminal code offences in Lethbridge is conducted by the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service out of Lethbridge. The prosecution of drug and other offences of federal jurisdiction is conducted by the Public Prosecution Service of Canada out of the Calgary Office. All victims of a crime are assisted by Lethbridge Corridor Victim Services or the Lethbridge Police's Victim/Witness Services Unit. All serious indictable matters that go to trial in the Court of Queens’ Bench do so at the Lethbridge Court of Queen’s bench.

The Lethbridge Courthouse

Provincial Court
320 4 St S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 1Z8

lethbridge provincial court

The most common charges in Lethbridge?

Theft / Shoplifting
Drug trafficking
Dangerous Driving
Break and Enter

Sitting Times for Provincial Court (Criminal) in Lethbridge

Monday through Friday 9:30 A.M.

Every Friday 9:30 A.M. (DV Court)

Every Tuesday 9:30 A.M. (Provincial Statutes)

Sitting Times for Provincial Court (Family & Youth) in Lethbridge

Every 2 & 4 Wednesday 9:30 A.M. (Youth)

Every Thursday 9:30 A.M. (Family)

Every Thursday 2:00 P.M. (Child Enhancement)

Lethbridge Civil

For information on Civil Claims contact the Provincial Court Criminal office in Lethbridge.

Juridicial Days

Note: For general court information, please call 1-855-738-4747

Court Coverage Area and Police Jurisdictions

The geographical area serviced by the Provincial Court in Lethbridge is quite large. It includes Lethbridge, Lundbreck, Brocket, and the surrounding area. There are RCMP detachments at Lethbridge, the Piikani Nation and at Waterton in Glacier National Park