Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is a highly regarded, accredited law firm that has specialist lawyers in Geelong West. Our team of lawyers has a vast amount of experience representing clients charged with criminal offences that range from traffic matters in Magistrates’ Court to murder cases in the Supreme Court.
Legal Services in Geelong West
Assisting You in All Criminal Law Matters in Geelong WestIn Geelong West, 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.
Criminal defence lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are experienced advocates for the accused. Our firm’s lawyers have experience assisting clients appearing in all levels of court including Geelong Magistrates’ Court, County Courts, the Supreme Court, and the Victorian Court of Appeal.
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 routinely handle drink driving cases. We have defended many clients who have been charged with offences including driving under the influence (“DUI”), driving whilst intoxicated (“DWI”), and other drink driving matters in local Magistrates’ Courts around Melbourne. Our firm has the experience that you can trust.
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 Geelong West
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, originally founded by David Dribbin and Michael Brown, has become a trusted and esteemed law firm in Geelong West. 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 Geelong West
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
Our firm, Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, is effectively the best criminal law firm with the best solicitors specialising in criminal law. Our solicitors exclusively practise criminal law, traffic law, and the law governing intervention orders which allows them to possess highly specialised knowledge of the courts and subject matter in Geelong West.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers can assist you in choosing the best criminal defence lawyer in Geelong West. 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.
The criminal defence lawyers at our firm in Geelong West 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.
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.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Geelong West 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 Geelong West 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 the fees of a criminal lawyer, there are other options for you. Legal Aid is a common alternative. Legal Aid is a government-funded service in Australia. It provides legal representation or advice to qualifying individuals, free of charge. Our firm accepts all Legal Aid enquiries and on occasion, our firm works with clients that 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.
If you are charged with a criminal offence, a criminal lawyer may be able to assist you in resolving your matter. It is best to hire a criminal lawyer as soon as possible. A criminal lawyer can help you every step of the way. If you reach out early, your lawyer can work with you in the early stages and save you time and potentially avoid a stressful situation.
When interviewing potential solicitors to represent you in your criminal matter, it is important to ask them questions. If you ask the right questions, you can determine whether a lawyer is right for your case. These questions may prove useful to you in making your determination.
- What are the possible outcomes?
- Do you have a specialty in criminal law, or do you specialise in criminal law?
- Do you have experience dealing with cases like this?
- How long until we reach a resolution?
- Will this be a substantial financial obligation? What are your fee rates?