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Drug Charges

Being charged for a drug offence can pose serious consequences to your future. Therefore, it is imperative for you to retain professional legal advice to give you the best chance of a successful outcome. In Western Australia, some of the most common drug offences our Perth Criminal Lawyers see are drug trafficking, transportation of prohibited drugs for selling purposes, possession of illicit drugs or substances, manufacturing prohibited drugs and all other related matters. These drugs may include:

  • Methamphetamines
  • Cocaine
  • MDMA
  • Heroin
  • Cannabis
  • Synthetic cannabis
  • LSD

Our Perth Criminal Lawyers will negotiate charges with the police and will ensure we present a strong and compelling argument in court. In the event you have been charged for possession of prohibited drugs, there are a routine three components the prosecution must prove. These include:

  • That the accused offender had the knowledge of the existence of the drug
  • The accused defender held possession and control over the drug
  • The drug in question is illegal in Western Australia to possess

To ensure your legal requirements are met, our Perth Criminal Lawyers are committed to providing you with the very best representation.

Traffic Charges

In recent years, traffic law is becoming increasingly stricter on road users. This means that there are stronger traffic enforcements on road users and therefore, serious consequences if found to be guilty of infringing the rules. If you have been charged with a traffic offence, you will most likely be at risk of a heavy fine, suspension of your licence, or even imprisonment in more serious cases. Therefore, it is imperative that you seek advice from an experienced criminal lawyer to negotiate with the prosecution and represent you in court.

Our Perth Criminal Lawyers are experienced in dealing with a wide array of traffic matters which means our knowledge is interminable. Our team of criminal lawyers have represented clients for driving charges, drink driving charges, drug driving, refusal of breath test, speeding offences, reckless driving, dangerous driving, hoon driving, driver’s licence applications, dangerous driving resulting in a death or bodily harm and much more pertaining to traffic law.

Matters such as driving with a suspended licence, dangerous or reckless driving and other hoon associated charges are often heard in the Magistrates Court. On the other hand, more serious matters including reckless, dangerous or negligent driving resulting in death or bodily harm will be heard in the District Court.

Sex Offences

In Western Australia, sex offences are taken very seriously and can result in penalties of 20 + years in jail or a fine of up to $36,000. Due to the lengths of these charges, it is imperative that you seek out an experienced criminal lawyer to defend your case. Our Perth Criminal Lawyers commonly deal with matters such as:

  • Sexual penetration without consent
  • Indecent assault
  • Indecent dealings with a minor
  • Incest
  • Lewd acts in public
  • Prostitution
  • Loitering
  • Distribution or possession of child pornography

While these matters are dealt with regularly by our Perth Criminal Lawyers, our lawyers are capable of representing you in any other relative matter. Our Perth Criminal Lawyers consider the weaknesses in the prosecution case as well as keep all of the information discussed confidential to ensure your interests, and reputation are safeguarded.

Domestic Violence

If you have recently been charged with a domestic violence charge, the best thing you can do is seek immediate legal representation. Under the Family Law Act 1975, a domestic violence offence is recognised as a threatening and violent act pursued by one person to their partner or their family members. Our Perth Criminal Lawyers are experienced in dealing with matters such as:

  • Common Assault Charges
  • Assault resulting in actual bodily harm
  • Reckless wounding
  • Stalking and intimidation
  • Malicious damage of property

Depending on the seriousness of these charges and if found guilty, penalties may vary from a heavy fine to imprisonment. Domestic violence matters are most commonly heard in the Local Court.

Assault Charges

Have you recently been charged with assault? If so, it is pivotal that you seek advice from an experienced criminal lawyer to defend your matter. There are a range of assault charges you may be faced with including:

  • Actual bodily harm
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Resistance or hinderance of police
  • Malicious damage

If any of these matters relate directly to you or you have another matter that pertains to assault, our Perth Criminal Lawyers can help.

Other Criminal Charges

If you have been charged with any type of criminal charge, you need to choose the best criminal lawyers. We can help!