Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers Ashburton has a staff of experienced lawyers ready to assist clients with matters involving criminal law. Our firm is an accredited, criminal law specialist firm. We have experience with minor offences such as traffic offences in Magistrates’ Court, major offences in Supreme Court, and the offences in between.
Legal Services in Ashburton
Assisting You in All Criminal Law Matters in AshburtonOur firm, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Ashburton, assists in many criminal matters. Our firm’s solicitors have experience in Children’s Court, Magistrates’ Court, County Court, and Supreme Court. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers also has experience representing clients with a number of criminal offences, including drink driving, drug offences, matters involving traffic offences, bail applications, appeals, family matters, violence, assault, stealing, sex crimes, royal commission work, and sheriff and infringement warrants.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers have experience in criminal court that you can trust. Our firm has over 100 years of combined experience defending clients charged with criminal offences. We are able to advise and assist you whether you are facing charges in Magistrates’ Court, County Courts, Supreme Courts, or the Victorian Court of Appeal.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Ashburton are knowledgeable about traffic laws and regularly deal with cases involving careless driving, traction loss, driving with a suspended licence, and both drug and drink driving. Our traffic lawyers may be able to help you keep your driver’s licence, reduce jail time, or get your charges withdrawn.
Drink driving cases are handled regularly by our team at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers. Our solicitors have defended many clients who were charged with driving under the influence (“DUI”), driving whilst intoxicated (“DWI”), and other drink driving matters in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court. We have the experience that you can trust.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers represents clients with a wide range of drug offences – small quantity possession charges to large quantity commercial trafficking charges. Our team of lawyers has represented clients in Magistrates’ Courts, County Courts, and Supreme Courts. Drug charges should not be taken lightly. It is important to choose counsel that understands the nature of these charges and can help you achieve the best results.
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Why Choose Us
Leading Criminal Law Firm in Ashburton
We are a firm you can trust. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is a highly regarded and trusted law firm in Ashburton. Our firm is a Law Institute Accredited firm specialising in criminal law with over 100 years of combined experience in handling traffic and criminal matters. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers was originally founded by David Dribbin and Michael Brown to provide excellent service and representation to clients. We go above and beyond to provide clients with the best advocacy, customer service, and unmatched attention to detail in every case.
Criminal Defence Lawyers Serving Ashburton
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is a well-known firm. We have locations in Melbourne, Ringwood, Dandenong, Frankston, Geelong, Moorabbin, Ballarat, and Werribee. Our solicitors specialise in criminal law and are highly experienced advocates. As such, we have developed excellent relationships with Victoria’s most prominent trial barristers. We know that our clients come first, and in every case, we work to achieve the absolute best results for our clients.
Best Criminal Law Firm & Defence Solicitors
Our team at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is your best choice for high-quality legal services in Ashburton. Our firm is very experienced in representing clients in a variety of criminal matters including drug offences, offences involving violence, firearm offences, infringement matters, and driving offences.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers assist clients in choosing the best criminal defence lawyer for their case in Ashburton. If you provide our firm’s support staff with the pertinent information about your criminal matter, we will direct you to the appropriate lawyer. When you meet your lawyer, it is important to make certain you and your lawyer are on the same page regarding your representation. Ask questions and our lawyers will happily answer if they are able.
The criminal defence lawyers at our firm in Ashburton defend clients at every stage of their criminal case. Criminal defence lawyers complete virtually all of the tasks that must be handled in criminal law cases, e.g., contacting the courts and other lawyers to resolve matters, examining evidence, and presenting arguments to courts demonstrating their clients’ innocence in criminal matters. Criminal defence lawyers may also negotiate with governing authorities to lessen their clients’ repercussions.
A criminal defence lawyer’s fees typically vary based on the matter at hand. For Magistrates’ Court matters, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers quotes one fee for services rendered whenever we can do so. We want our clients to know exactly what their representation will cost at the onset. For matters in the County and Supreme Courts, it is more difficult to provide a straightforward quote, but we strive to clearly explain our fees at the beginning of the representation.
Searching for the right lawyer can be stressful. To find the best criminal lawyer for your case, contact our firm, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers. We are here to help help. Our support staff is available by phone or email every day of the week from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. We offer phone appointments and video conferences for individuals who are unable to meet in person. We will learn about your legal issue and use our expertise to determine which legal expert in our firm can best handle your matter.
If you cannot afford the costs of a criminal lawyer, there are options available for you. Legal Aid is a government-funded service in Australia that provides free legal representation or advice to qualifying individuals. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers welcome Legal Aid enquiries from individuals who are interested in receiving aid or have been approved to receive aid. On occasion, our firm works with clients that have received funding from the Legal Aid program.
If you have been charged with a criminal offence, finding a criminal lawyer in your locality who specialises in handling criminal matters, i.e., a criminal defence lawyer, would best serve you. A lawyer that specialises in criminal defence will understand the law governing your offence, and they will also understand the local court system. Contact Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, and our firm can assist you and connect you with one of our highly experienced lawyers.
It is advantageous to hire a criminal lawyer the moment you are charged with a criminal offence. However, there is no need to fret if you are further into your matter and you haven’t hired a solicitor yet, you can still hire a lawyer to assist you even if you are deep in the process. A good criminal lawyer can possibly reduce the stress and worries you have regarding your criminal case by stepping into the matter and resolving it.
When contacting a lawyer you are interested in hiring, you should ask a few important questions. The following questions are helpful to ask regardless of what type of criminal charge you are facing.
- What outcomes could result from the charges that I am facing?
- Do you have experience representing clients in this type of case?
- Do you specialise in criminal law or any other type of law?
- How long will I be dealing with this matter?
- What is the estimated cost for this matter?
- How long have you been licensed?