Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in South Yarra is a reputable firm that employs only the best criminal defence specialists. Our firm’s solicitors have many years of experience representing clients charged with many if not all criminal offences in Victoria ranging from mild traffic matters in Magistrates’ Court to serious offences in the Supreme Court.
Legal Services in South Yarra
Assisting You in All Criminal Law Matters in South YarraIn South Yarra, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers assists clients with many criminal matters. We have experience representing clients with many offences, including but not limited to, drink driving offences, drug offences, traffic offences, bail applications, appeals, family matters, violence, assault, stealing, sex crimes, royal commission work, and sheriff and infringement warrants. We have also represented clients in Children’s Court, Magistrates’ Court, County Court, and Supreme Court.
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.
At Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, our traffic lawyers represent clients in a number of traffic offences including careless driving, loss of traction, driving with a suspended licence, drink driving, and drug driving. Trust our firm to steer you in the right direction and reach the best outcome for you.
Drink driving cases are often dealt with by Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers. We have defended many clients who have been charged with driving under the influence (“DUI”), driving whilst intoxicated (“DWI”), and other drink driving matters in local Magistrates’ Courts around Melbourne. Trust our firm’s vast experience.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers has a team of lawyers dedicated to representing clients with drug offences that range from small quantity possession charges to large quantity commercial trafficking charges. Our firm has experience representing clients in both Magistrates’ Court, County Courts, and Supreme Courts. Drug charges can carry serious offences, and if you are charged with a drug offence, you must choose counsel that can adequately represent you in these matters.
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Why Choose Us
Leading Criminal Law Firm in South Yarra
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is a reputable and trusted law firm founded by David Dribbin and Michael Brown to provide clients with the absolute best representation in criminal matters. We are Law Institute Accredited Specialist Criminal Lawyers with over 100 years of combined firm experience in practising as both traffic lawyers and criminal defence lawyers. We consistently demonstrate attention to detail, superior advocacy, excellent forensic judgement, and unmatched customer service for all of our clients.
Criminal Defence Lawyers Serving South Yarra
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is well-known throughout Victoria with locations in Melbourne, Ringwood, Dandenong, Frankston, Geelong, Moorabbin, Ballarat, and Werribee. Our firm’s lawyers specialise in criminal law, and our lawyers are highly regarded criminal defence advocates. Our firm also has excellent relationships with Victoria’s experienced trial barristers at the criminal bar. We care for our clients, and we work to achieve outstanding results for our clients.
Best Criminal Law Firm & Defence Solicitors
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers prides itself in providing the best legal representation to its clients. Our firm has been practising criminal law, traffic law and intervention order law solely for years, and by attending the same courts in South Yarra on a regular basis, we are extremely familiar with the courts’ procedures and legal subject matter.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are located in an area served by our firm, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, contact us for assistance with choosing the best criminal lawyer. Our support staff will gather information from you about your criminal matter and point you in the right direction to a lawyer that will best serve your needs. After you have been connected with a lawyer, determine if the lawyer is a good fit for you. Ask the lawyer any questions that you may have regarding the representation and spend time interviewing your lawyer at the onset.
The criminal defence lawyers at our firm in South Yarra defend clients in all stages of their criminal matters. Criminal defence lawyers complete the majority of tasks that must be handled in criminal law cases, e.g., contacting the courts and appropriate lawyers to resolve matters. Criminal defence lawyers may examine evidence and present arguments to courts demonstrating their clients’ innocence in the criminal matter. Criminal defence lawyers may also 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 a good criminal lawyer, contact Dribbin & Brown; we can help. Our firm is available by phone from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., seven days a week. You may also contact us by email. 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 pay a criminal lawyer’s fees, there are alternative options available. Legal Aid is a helpful and substantial option for support. Legal Aid is a government-funded service in Australia that provides legal representation and advice, free of charge to individuals that qualify for the program. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers accepts Legal Aid enquiries, and we occasionally take on clients that are recipients of Legal Aid funding.
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.
If you face criminal charges, you should hire a lawyer the moment you are charged. Involving a lawyer from the beginning can potentially save you time, money, and stress. The Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers firm has vast experience with handling matters of criminal law, and we are readily available to assist you in resolving your legal issues. Contact Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers for help today!
When contacting a lawyer that you are interested in hiring, you should ask a few important questions. The questions you ask may vary based on your specific criminal matter, but the following questions may be helpful to ask regardless.
- What outcomes could result from these charges?
- Do you have experience representing clients in matters such as these?
- Is criminal law your specialty?
- How long will it be until I reach a resolution in this matter?
- How much will this cost?
- How long have you been practising criminal law?