Violence have you been charged with assault or a violent crime?
We can help. We have represented hundreds of clients charged with assault in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts. We have offices located in Ringwood, Dandenong, Geelong, Frankston, Moorabbin and the Melbourne CBD, all in close proximity to the local Courts.
If you have been charged with assault you should engage a lawyer. The judiciary are extremely tough when it comes to dealing with defendants charged with assault. In many cases people have a defence. There are many questions to be answered before entering a plea of guilty to assault.
Things that should be considered prior to attending Court are: Do you have a defence? Have you only been charged because you were present, and not because you were actively participating? Is the alleged victim likely to give evidence at Court? Did the police conduct a record of interview? What did you say on your record of interview? Is the record of interview or field interview admissible? Can you be identified? Are you eligible for Diversion?
These are just some of the questions that need to be answered after a detailed consultation with a lawyer, following receipt of all the evidence. Don’t try and represent yourself at Court because in most circumstances you will do yourself a disservice.
Engage a criminal law firm that practices only in the areas of criminal and traffic law. Make an appointment with a solicitor from our office today.
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