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Property Offences, Burglary and Theft
A criminal offence of burglary is made out when someone enters the premises without the consent of the owner or occupier with intent to commit a criminal offence. Depending on the severity of the crime, property offences can carry harsh penalties in Western Australia, with aggravated cases holding a maximum of 20 years imprisonment.
For expert criminal law advice, speak to Perth’s best criminal defence lawyers for your next best steps.
- Criminal damage to property
Have you been charged with a drug offence? Strict WA drug laws means drug charges are a serious matter and carry tough penalties if found guilty. This is why seeking legal advice and representation from an experienced criminal defence lawyer in Perth can help you achieve the best possible outcome. Contact Savannah Legal to discuss WA drug penalties and drug charges in a free 60 minute consultation.
Our criminal drug lawyer in Perth help protect your interests if you have been charged with:
- Possession of prohibited drugs
- Possession or cultivate a prohibited plant with intent to sell/supply
- Possession of prohibited drugs with intent to sell/supply
- Manufacture of a prohibited drug or plant
Common Assault and Aggravated Assaults
Violence related offences, aggravated and common assault charges in WA can carry tough penalties if you’re found guilty. Speaking with an experienced criminal law firm in Perth with lawyers who specialise in assault cases day-in, day-out can make all the difference to your case. We’ve managed countless cases across a wide range of seriousness including common assault and grievous bodily harm in WA courts.
For all your criminal law matters, trust our experienced assault lawyers for the best legal representation and achieve the best outcome.
- Common assault
- Aggravated assault
- Indecent assault
- Assault occasioning bodily harm
Being investigated for fraud? If you’re about to undergo a police recorded interview related to a fraud offence, it’s crucial that you seek expert legal advice from a lawyer who’s experienced in defences in criminal law. Fraud is a serious criminal matter with maximum penalties attracting lengthy prison terms, however, not all fraud results in imprisonment.
For all fraud related offences, speak to an experienced criminal lawyer to discuss what matters the court looks at in sentencing and the best course of action to take.
- Stealing and using someone’s credit card
- Forgery and falsifying documents
- Assuming someone’s identity
- Commiting online scams
- Defrauding Medicare, Centrelink, private health insurer, or the Government
Driving Offences & Traffic Offences
Charged with a traffic offence and need to attend court? Specialising in traffic law & serious traffic offences, including drink driving, our lawyers in Perth can advise on license suspension appeals and provide strong representation. Speak to our experienced traffic lawyers in Perth representation during trials, as well as sentence hearings and bail applications.
For all traffic offences, the lawyers in Perth at Savannah Legal are ready to fight to protect your rights and provide a clear legal plan.
- Driving under the influence (DUI) i.e. drink driving offences
- Driving with licence disqualification or fines suspension
- Careless driving in WA
- Speeding, reckless driving in WA or dangerous driving
- Dangerous driving causing death or grievous bodily harm
- Understanding drink driving penalties in WA
Violence Restraining Orders (VRO)
Breaching your violence restraining order is a serious criminal offence, with penalties including a mandatory term of imprisonment in certain circumstances. Speak to an experienced VRO lawyer in Perth for sound legal advice on court proceedings in a free 60 minute consultation. Discuss what happens if you breach a VRO in WA or if a VRO application has been made against you and how to achieve the best possible outcome.
Need to apply for bail? Bail in Australia allows you to go home and wait for your court hearing if you’ve been charged with a criminal offence, rather than remaining in custody. Our experienced criminal defense lawyers can help you urgently apply for bail on your behalf and ensure you understand your bail conditions and avoid breach of bail.
For a stress-free application, you can rely on Savannah Legal for sound advice and a clear legal plan that fights to protect your rights.
Trials and Court Representation
What happens if I have been charged and need to go to trial? If you have been charged with a criminal or a serious traffic offence, you will need to plead guilty or not guilty. If you elect to plead not guilty, you will advance to a trial, which is usually held in the Supreme Court, District Court or Magistrates Court, depending on the seriousness of the offence. In the event of pleading guilty, you will need to progress to a sentencing.
Before pleading your case, our experienced criminal defense lawyers can provide expert legal advice and a clear legal plan that outlines your next best steps.
What happens next if you’re convicted of an offence? If you are found guilty of a criminal or traffic offence, you will be required to go to court for sentencing. The court will then decide what penalty will be put in place, with penalties including fines, suspending imprisonment and community based and intensive supervision. Speak to our experienced criminal lawyers in Perth for sentencing advice in a free 60 minute consultation.
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Our very simple process for protecting your rightsAre you facing criminal charges? You don’t have to go it alone. Our simple and affordable process provides you expert legal advice and representation. It all starts with a conversation where we will discuss your current situation confidentially. After some basic information, we’ll schedule an appointment with one of our criminal defence lawyers who is best suited for your situation.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Remember, if you are arrested or charged by police, you are required by law to provide your name, address and contact details. However, do not take part in an interview until you have spoken to Savannah Legal criminal defense lawyers in Perth. This is vital if you wish to defend your charges at trial.
If the police do not have a search warrant, they can only enter your house if they have reasonable grounds to believe that you or someone in the house is committing, has committed or may commit an offence. Normally, the police will have a search warrant to search your premises and are required to show you before they enter your home.
If you’re currently on bail you will need to attend court. If you’re not on bail and have legal representation then it’s best to speak to your lawyer.
The court may issue a warrant for your arrest if you’re on bail and miss court. If you miss your court date, make sure to contact them immediately. To ensure you don’t miss a court date, get a clear legal plan and achieve the best possible outcome with Savannah Legal.
Make sure to provide your lawyer with the most up-to-date information about your legal matter if attending your sentencing. If you’re going to trial, make sure you have reviewed all the information at the time of the alleged offence. In any case, it’s always recommended speaking to our criminal defence lawyer to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome.
Step 1 — Write down the names, regiment number and contact details of the arresting officers, and the police station where they intend to take your partner for questioning.
Step 2 — Contact our criminal lawyers here at Savannah Legal for advice and support on what to do next.
Depending on the charges and the severity of the offence. If you’re at risk of imprisonment, it is highly recommended to seek legal advice from an experienced criminal lawyer in Perth at Savannah Legal.
Firstly, plead not guilty to the charges. Secondly, immediately contact Savannah Legal for expert advice on criminal law, before speaking to the police or conducting a police recorded interview.