Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers is an established and reputable criminal law specialist firm serving Malvern East. Our lawyers are experienced advocates for clients charged with criminal offences ranging from traffic matters in Magistrates’ Court to murder cases in the Supreme Court.
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Assisting You in All Criminal Law Matters in Malvern EastDribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers assist in virtually all criminal matters, including, drink driving, drug offences, traffic matters, bail applications, appeals, family violence, assault, fraud, stealing, sex crimes, royal commission work, and sheriff & infringement warrants. Our clients have dealt with matters in Children’s Court, Magistrates’ Court, County Court, and Supreme Court.
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers specialises in criminal defence advocacy. The lawyers at our firm are dependable and are able to represent you in matters in the Moorabbin JC – Magistrates’ Court, the County Court, the Supreme Court, and the Victorian Court of Appeal.
The lawyers at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Malvern East know your local traffic laws inside and out and regularly deal with cases involving careless driving, traction loss, driving with a suspended licence, and both drug and drink driving. Our lawyers will work to help you retain your driver’s licence, reduce jail time, or get your charges withdrawn.
Drink driving is one of Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers’ areas of expertise. Our firm represents many clients that are charged with drink driving offences including driving under the influence (“DUI”) and driving whilst intoxicated (“DWI”). Our drink driving lawyers have the experience that you can trust.
Our lawyers that specialise in drug-related charges at Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers represent clients with cases that range from small quantity possession charges in Magistrates’ Court to offences that include large quantity commercial trafficking charges. Drug charges have the potential to result in serious consequences. As such, it is important to choose the best counsel to represent you in these matters.
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Why Choose Us
Leading Criminal Law Firm in Malvern East
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, originally founded by David Dribbin and Michael Brown, has become a trusted and esteemed law firm in Malvern East. 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 Malvern East
Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers are 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. We have relationships with Victoria’s more experienced trial barristers at the criminal bar. Most importantly, our firm understands and embraces the concept of client care, and we continously 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 Malvern East.
Frequently Asked Questions
For assistance with choosing the best criminal defence lawyer, contact Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers in Malvern East. If you are charged with a criminal offence in Malvern East, our support staff can guide you to the best lawyer to handle your matter. Reach out to our firm any time from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m., seven days a week, and provide our support staff with information about your legal issue. We will guide you through the process and match you with the best advocate.
The criminal defence lawyers at our firm in Malvern East 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.
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.
Searching for the right lawyer can be difficult in some cases. To find the best criminal lawyer to represent you, contact Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers. We are here to help you. Our staff is available by phone or email from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., any day of the week. We also offer phone appointments and video conferences for individuals who are unable to meet in person. We have an initial consultation to learn about your legal issue and use our expertise to determine which legal expert in our firm can best handle your matter.
If you are unable to afford the fees of a criminal lawyer, there are still options for you. Legal Aid is a common alternative; it 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 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 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?