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Is accused (client) allowed to be present at a judicial

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is accused (client) allowed to be present at a judicial pretrial?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Canada Criminal Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

Hello! My name is***** you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

Are you saying the accused has a lawyer?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
the accused has a lawyer
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

Then the accused does not attend.

It is possible for the accused to attend but there has to be approval granted for this request. The judge doing the pre-trial has to approve.

It is only where the accused is self-representing that the accused can normally attend.

Does that answer your question?

Expert:  Legal Ease replied 7 months ago.

Is there anything more I can help you with at this point in time?

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