Can I make a plea bargain?

2. Prepare for discussions about your sentence

By entering a you're:

  • giving up your right to a
  • not asking the Crown to prove the charges against you
  • saving the court time and money
  • showing remorse

Mention these points and use them to negotiate the best deal possible for yourself.

Also bring documents that show things you've done to address your behaviour such as:

  • counselling or therapy you have participated in
  • payments you have made
  • community service hours you have completed

Make sure the plea bargain you agree to shows that the Crown considered these in your case. These are factors that could result in a lighter .

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