Dangerous driving, careless driving, drive whilst license suspended and other traffic offences prosecuted under the Road Safety Act 1986 (Vic).
Drink Driving Offences
The length of the disqualification period depends upon the particular offence and various factors.
The penalties vary depending upon the type and quantity of drugs involved and the circumstances in which the offence occurs.
Family Violence Offences
Assaults causing injury, harassment, stalking, threats to kill, Breach Family Violence Intervention Order and others.
Assault & Threat Offences
Assault, threats, or stalking offences can vary greatly depending upon the seriousness of the circumstances of the alleged offending.
The penalties for offences under the Firearms Act 1996 (Vic) depend upon whether the accused person is a prohibited or non-prohibited person.
The penalties available for property offences vary greatly, and are not necessarily representative of the maximum penalty available.
In Victoria, the sexual offences prosecuted by our Courts are contained in the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic). Depending upon the seriousness of the allegation, a sexual offence will usually be heard in either the Magistrates' Court or the County Court.
A diversion is a court outcome that enables a person to avoid a criminal history.
Family Violence Intervention Orders
& Personal Safety Intervention Orders
The issue of bail usually arises following the arrest of a person and a subsequent police interview.
Royal Commissions & IBAC
If you receive a witness summons to attend to give evidence or produce documents at a Royal Commission.
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