Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Northcote is a reputable and accredited law firm that specialises in representing clients involved with criminal matters in Victoria. Our firm’s lawyers have experience representing clients charged with criminal offences ranging from small traffic matters in Magistrates’ Court to murder cases in the Supreme Court.
Legal Services in Northcote
Assisting You in All Criminal Law Matters in NorthcoteOur lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers assist clients with virtually all criminal charges. We have an immense amount of experience representing clients in Children’s Court, Magistrates’ Court, County Court, and Supreme Court We also deal with criminal matters including, but not limited to, drink driving, drug offences, traffic matters, bail applications, appeals, family violence, assault, fraud, stealing, sex crimes, royal commission work, and sheriff and infringement warrants.
The lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are experienced criminal defence advocates. Whether you are required to attend the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, the County Court, the Supreme Court, or the Victorian Court of Appeal, the lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Criminal Lawyers are uniquely positioned to help you.
Our traffic lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are well-versed in the law relating to traffic offences and regularly deal with a wide range of offences including careless driving, loss of traction, driving with a suspended licence, and drink and drug driving. We can help you reach the best outcome with your matter.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers specialise in handling drink driving matters. Our firm has a great deal of experience in representing clients charged with driving under the influence (“DUI”), driving whilst intoxicated (“DWI”), and drink driving generally in various local Magistrates’ Courts around Melbourne. Our clients can trust our experience.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers located in Northcote represent clients with drug offences in Magistrates’ Court, County, Court, and the Supreme Court. Our clients’ offences range from small quantity possession charges to large quantity commercial trafficking charges. Our firm has a number of experienced lawyers that can represent you. Reach out today!
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Why Choose Us
Leading Criminal Law Firm in Northcote
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, founded by David Dribbin and Michael Brown, is a firm you can trust. We provide clients with the best representation available in criminal matters. Our firm is made up of Law Institute Accredited Specialist Criminal Lawyers, and we have over 100 years of firm experience dealing in both traffic law and criminal defence law. Our team unequivocally demonstrates attention to detail, top-notch advocacy, forensic judgement, and excellent customer service for all of our clients.
Criminal Defence Lawyers Serving Northcote
Our firm, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, is well-known throughout Victoria. We have locations in Melbourne, Ringwood, Dandenong, Frankston, Geelong, Moorabbin, Ballarat, and Werribee. Our team of highly-experienced advocates specialises in criminal law. We have excellent relationships with Victoria’s experienced trial barristers at the criminal bar. Lastly and most importantly, our clients come first, and we work to achieve outstanding results for each and every client.
Best Criminal Law Firm & Defence Solicitors
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are the best criminal law firm and has the best defence solicitors. Our lawyers solely practise criminal law, traffic law, and intervention order law. Our solicitors also attend the same courts routinely and regularly, giving them a highly specialised knowledge of the courts and subject matter.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers can assist you in choosing the best criminal defence lawyer in Northcote. If you provide our firm’s support staff with information about your criminal matter, our staff can direct you to the right lawyer. When you meet your lawyer, it is important to ask the lawyer questions to make certain you and your lawyer are on the same page regarding your representation.
The criminal defence lawyers at our firm in Northcote make certain that their clients have a voice in their matter and in the courtroom. Criminal defence lawyers complete the tasks that must be handled in criminal law cases. They may contact the courts and appropriate lawyers to resolve matters, examine the evidence, present arguments to courts demonstrating their clients’ innocence in the criminal matter, or negotiate with governing authorities to lessen repercussions.
Costs of hiring a criminal defence lawyer vary based on the criminal matter and a large number of other factors, e.g., the defendant’s prior record, the length of time in court, the jurisdiction, etc. At Dribbin & Brown, for Magistrates’ Court matters, we quote one fee for services rendered whenever we can – so our clients know exactly what their representation will cost at the onset. For County and Supreme Court matters, we do our best to explain our fees at the beginning of the representation.
To find the best criminal lawyer for your case, contact our firm, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers. We can help you with your search and find you the best lawyer to handle your case. Our support staff is available from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., seven days a week. We offer phone appointments and video conferences for individuals who are unable to meet in person. We use the time in our initial appointment with you to learn about your legal issue and determine which legal expert in our firm can best handle your matter.
If you are unable to afford the fees of a criminal solicitor, there are still options available for you. You do not have to go to court unrepresented. Legal Aid is a common alternative. Legal Aid is a government-funded service in Australia that provides legal representation or advice to individuals that qualify, free of charge. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers accepts and welcomes Legal Aid enquiries, and on occasion, we work with clients who receive Legal Aid funding.
If you are charged in a criminal case, it is best to hire a lawyer in the jurisdiction where you were charged who specialises in handling criminal matters (a criminal defence lawyer). A lawyer that specialises in criminal defence will likely be familiar with the law governing your offence and will also be familiar with the local court system and its procedures. If you are dealing with a matter in an area where we have a location, call Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, and our firm can assist you.
It is best to hire a criminal lawyer as soon as you have been charged with a criminal offence. However, if you are past that point, do not fret, a lawyer can still assist you tremendously even if you are part of the way through the process. A good criminal lawyer can reduce the stress, worries, and financial burden you may have or be facing in regard to your criminal case. The right lawyer will step into the matter and make things right.
When interviewing lawyers to represent you in your criminal matter, it is important to ask the right questions to determine if a solicitor is the best person to represent you in your case. These questions may assist you in determining what lawyer would represent you best.
- What outcomes could result here?
- Do you specialise in criminal law matters?
- Have you dealt with a case like mine before?
- How long should I prepare to deal with this matter?
- How much will I have to pay in fees for my representation?