Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Can I still submit my application for Residential Schools?
A. No. The deadline for submitting application to the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) was September 19, 2012. According to the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat’s website, they are not accepting any applications after that date.
Q. What do you charge for a retainer?
A. It depends on the nature of the file and the amount of time and resources that we estimate will be needed to complete the matter. Please call or email our office and we will be happy to prepare a quote for you.
Q. Do you take Court Appointments?
A. Yes. We do accept Court Appointments for Criminal Law matters.
Q. Do you handle Family Law?
A. No. Our firm does not handle any family law matters.
Q. What are your hours of operation?
A. Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
And we close over the lunch hour from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Q. Is information that I provide to your office kept confidential?
A. Yes. Johnstone-Clarke Law Office is dedicated to maintaining standards of confidentiality with respect to any and all personal information collected or provided to us. Our obligation to maintain the privacy of our client(s) stems from the Code of Professional Conduct of the Rules of the Law Society of Saskatchewan.
Q. Do you have experience with dangerous offender hearings?
A. Yes. Our firm has worked on several dangerous offender files.
Q. Do you only take cases in Saskatoon?
A. No. We work on files all over the province. We have appeared in Court in Hudson Bay, Yorkton, Carlyle, Regina, Estevan, Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Prince Albert, and Weyburn, Saskatchewan.