Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers Hastings 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.
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Assisting You in All Criminal Law Matters in HastingsDribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers Hastings assist clients in a wide variety of criminal matters 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, to name a few. Our lawyers have experience 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 Frankston 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.
The lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are well-versed in the law governing traffic offences and regularly deal with a variety of offences, including careless driving, loss of traction, driving with a suspended licence, and both drink and drug driving. Our traffic lawyers may be able to help you keep your driver’s licence, get your charges withdrawn, or minimise the time spent in custody.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers specialise in handling drink driving matters. Our firm represents clients charged with driving under the influence (“DUI”), driving whilst intoxicated (“DWI”), and other general drink driving offences in various local Magistrates’ Courts throughout Victoria. We successfully represent our clients and provide unmatched legal representation.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers has a team of lawyers that are equipped to represent clients charged with drug offences ranging from small quantity possession charges to large quantity commercial trafficking charges. Our team of established lawyers represents clients in both Magistrates’ Court and County and Supreme Courts. Drug charges can come with serious consequences. It is important to choose an advocate that both understands this and can help you achieve the best results.
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Why Choose Us
Leading Criminal Law Firm in Hastings
Founded by David Dribbin and Michael Brown, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is a well-respected firm that provides clients with the best representation in criminal matters. Our firm is comprised of Law Institute Accredited Specialist Criminal Lawyers, and we have over 100 years of combined firm experience as both practising traffic lawyers and criminal defence lawyers. Our attention to detail, advocacy, forensic judgement, and customer service cannot be matched by another firm.
Criminal Defence Lawyers Serving Hastings
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is a well-known firm located in Melbourne, Ringwood, Dandenong, Frankston, Geelong, Moorabbin, Ballarat, and Werribee. Our firm specialises in criminal law, and our lawyers are highly experienced criminal defence advocates. As such, our firm has developed excellent relationships with Victoria’s trial barristers. We also understand and embrace the concept of customer service. 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 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 assist clients in choosing the best criminal defence lawyer for their case in Hastings. 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.
Criminal defence lawyers represent clients in matters involving criminal law violations and handle the majority of tasks associated with criminal law cases. For example, criminal defence lawyers may examine the evidence against their client and demonstrate to courts that the evidence supports their client’s innocence. Criminal defence lawyers may also negotiate with authorities to lessen repercussions or assist in the removal of charges from your record. Criminal defence lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers work to ensure their clients’ voices are heard in the courtroom.
The costs of a criminal defence lawyer vary based on the matter at hand. Fees can vary based on the amount of time in court, the type of work associated with the case, and a number of other factors. At Dribbin & Brown, it is our policy that in Magistrates’ Court matters, we provide a quote for services rendered whenever possible – so our clients will know what their representation will cost at the onset. For matters in the County and Supreme Courts, we do our best to explain our fees when the representation begins.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Hastings can help you find a good criminal lawyer. Our firm specialises in criminal defence. We are available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. by phone or email. Our firm also offers phone and video appointments to individuals who are unable to meet at our Hastings office for consultations. In these meetings, we will learn more about your legal issue and use the information we gather to find you the best legal representation.
If you are unable to afford the fees of a criminal lawyer, there are options available to you – notably Legal Aid. Legal Aid is a government-funded service in Australia that provides legal representation or advice to qualifying individuals, free of charge. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers accepts and welcomes Legal Aid enquiries and on occasion, our firm works with clients that are recipients of Legal Aid funding.
If you have been charged with a criminal offence, it is advantageous to hire a criminal lawyer in your suburb who specialises in handling criminal matters, i.e., a criminal defence lawyer. Lawyers that specialise in criminal defence will know the law governing your offence, and they will know the procedure of the local court system. Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers has a location in Hastings, and our firm can assist you with your criminal case today.
It is beneficial to hire a criminal lawyer as soon as you have been charged with a criminal offence. This may lessen the overall time you will spend dealing with a criminal matter. If you are already part of the way into the matter, you can still hire a solicitor to assist you. The right lawyer can reduce the stressors you have associated with your criminal case by stepping into the matter and working to resolve it.
When looking for a lawyer, it is important to ask questions to determine whether the lawyer is the best person to represent you in your criminal matter. The following questions may help you learn more about your potential representation and ultimately determine if the solicitor is a good fit for you.
- What outcomes typically result from these charges?
- Have you represented clients in similar cases?
- In what area of the law do you specialise?
- How long do matters of this nature typically take?
- What are your costs or hourly rates?
- How long have you been employed as a solicitor?