The criminal law specialists at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are prepared to provide you with a top-level criminal defence serving Sebastopol. Our specialist lawyers in Ballarat, have vast experience in dealing with criminal defence cases for Sebastopol clients, that range from minor traffic offences in Magistrates’ Court to major offences in the Supreme Court. Trust us to handle your case.
Legal Services in Sebastopol
Assisting You in All Criminal Law Matters in SebastopolThe lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Legal Services assist in virtually all criminal matters. We have substantial experience in Children’s Court, Magistrates’ Court, County Court, and Supreme Court. Our broad experience also extends to many other areas of law both criminal, including drink driving, drug offences, traffic matters, bail applications, appeals, family violence, assault, fraud, stealing, sex crimes, royal commission work, and sheriff & infringement warrants, to name a few.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers’ firm is made up of a team of experienced criminal defence advocates. Our firm’s criminal lawyers represent clients in a variety of jurisdictions including the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court, the County Court, the Supreme Court, and the Victorian Court of Appeal. Our team will adequately represent you in criminal matters.
The lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are very familiar with the law governing traffic offences and have handled a variety of offences including careless driving, loss of traction, driving with a suspended licence, as well as drink and drug driving. Depending on your situation, our traffic lawyers may be able to assist you with reducing jail time, retaining driving privileges, or getting charges withdrawn.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 Ballarat Magistrates’ Court. We have the experience that you can trust.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Sebastopol have represented clients with drug offences in Magistrates’ Court, County Court, and the Supreme Court. We have experience representing clients with large, high-quantity drug trafficking charges, and smaller quantity possession charges. Our experienced lawyers can represent you in your case. Contact us today!
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Why Choose Us
Leading Criminal Law Firm in Sebastopol
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, originally founded by David Dribbin and Michael Brown, has become a trusted and esteemed law firm in Sebastopol. Our firm is accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria, and we have over 100 years of combined firm experience as practising traffic lawyers and criminal defence lawyers. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers go to great lengths to provide clients with zealous advocacy, customer service, and attention to detail in every case.
Criminal Defence Lawyers Serving Sebastopol
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 have the best defence solicitors and is ultimately the best criminal law firm in Sebastopol. Our solicitors focus solely on criminal law, traffic law, and intervention order law and attend the same courts on a daily basis, providing them with 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 Sebastopol. Provide our firm’s support staff with information about your criminal matter, and our staff will do their best to direct you to the right lawyer. When you meet a potential lawyer, ask the lawyer questions to make certain you and your potential representation are on the same page regarding your case.
Criminal defence lawyers at our firm in Sebastopol defend clients at each step of the way in their criminal case. Criminal defence lawyers complete the necessary tasks that must be handled in criminal matters. A criminal defence lawyer may contact the courts and appropriate opposing representation to resolve matters. Criminal defence lawyers may examine evidence or compose and present arguments to courts demonstrating their clients’ innocence. Criminal defence lawyers may also negotiate with governing authorities to lessen criminal sentences.
The costs and fees of hiring a criminal defence lawyer vary based on the matter at hand. Our policy at Dribbin & Brown, for Magistrates’ Court matters, is to quote one fee for services rendered whenever possible – so you will know exactly what your representation will cost at the onset. For matters in the County and Supreme Courts, we will strive to clearly explain our fees at the beginning of the representation.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Sebastopol specialises in criminal defence and can assist you in finding a good criminal lawyer. We are available every day of the week from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. by phone and email. Our firm is happy to offer phone appointments and video alternative appointments to people who are unable to meet at our Sebastopol office. In our initial meeting, we gather information about your legal issue, and we use this information to find you the best lawyer.
If you cannot afford a lawyer’s standard fees, there are options available at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers. Our firm is happy to accept Legal Aid enquiries, and we occasionally work with individuals who are recipients of Legal Aid funding. In Australia, Legal Aid is a government-funded service that provides free legal advice or representation to individuals who are unable to pay for legal services. Legal Aid is a wonderful program, and it has successfully assisted many individuals who are unable to afford legal services.
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 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?