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It can be very stressful and overwhelming to be questioned by police, or charged with an offence. This is particularly true if you have never been involved in a similar situation and are unfamiliar with the criminal law process.

It is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible after a situation arises. This will ensure that you understand the criminal law process, and your rights and obligations throughout any investigation and/or subsequent charge.

The criminal law process ordinarily involves one or more appearances at Court. It is important that you seek legal advice prior to going to Court to ensure that you understand the Court process and the implications of your actions at Court.

At Wallace & Wallace, we offer advice and representation on a large variety of criminal law matters, including:-

  • Drink driving
  • Dangerous driving
  • Driving while unlicenced
  • Driving while disqualified
  • Special Hardship Order Applications
  • Restricted Licence Applications
  • Possession of dangerous drugs
  • Supply of dangerous drugs
  • Fraud

Experience & Expertise

Our criminal law team is overseen by Greg Smart, a partner at Wallace & Wallace Lawyers. Greg is assisted by Cassandra Adorni-Braccesi, associate.

We offer advice and representation across all criminal law charges, from summary offences heard in the Magistrates Court to more complex matters that fall within the jurisdiction of the District and Supreme Courts. Our firm appears in Mackay and regional Courts on a regular basis and is able to represent you effectively in Court.

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