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The best defence for all your driving offences & traffic infringements in WA
Seeking legal advice and representation from a criminal and traffic law firm who specialises in drink and drug driving charges can help you negotiate a better outcome and encourage a minimum suspension.
Driving and Traffic Offences
Are you a law-abiding citizen who’s made a poor decision while intoxicated? Engaging with drink driving lawyers in Perth at Savannah legal to act on your behalf is vital in resolving the matter fast and discreetly. Specialising in traffic law & serious traffic offences, our lawyers in Perth can advise on license suspension appeals and provide strong representation.
For all traffic offences, the lawyers in Perth at Savannah Legal are ready to fight to defend your rights and reputation with 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
Drug Driving Offences
Have you been charged with drug driving? Strict WA drug laws means tougher penalties for drug driving offences, which includes cancellation or suspension of driver’s license, hefty fines, vehicle impoundment, and in some cases, imprisonment. Seeking legal counsel from an experienced Perth traffic and criminal lawyer can help you achieve the best possible outcome.
Our criminal drug lawyers in Perth help protect your interests if you have been charged with:
- Driving with prescribed illicit drug in oral fluid
- Drug impaired driving under the influence of drugs
Extraordinary Drivers Licence Applications
Has your licence been disqualified, but your job depends on your ability to drive? Depending on your circumstances, you can apply to the Magistrates Court for an Extraordinary Driver’s Licence. Specialising in criminal offences and traffic infringements, our Lawyers can help you apply and negotiate for an Extraordinary Driver’s Licence. Book your 60 minute consultation today.
Trials and Court Representation
What happens if I have been charged and need to go to trial? If you have been charged with drug driving 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 generally 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, suspended 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 defending your rightsAre you facing traffic or criminal charges? 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
If the police have evidence of suspicious or erratic driving, they may stop you to test for drugs and alcohol. They are also able to do a random drug test, similar to a random breath test or a booze bus.
WA drug driving penalties according to the Road Safety Commission as of July 1st 2021 are as follows:
Driving with prescribed illicit drug in oral fluid
Drug impaired driving under the influence of drugs
If you’re wondering if you can refuse a breath test, the answer is no. There are laws in place allowing police officers to randomly stop and breath test people at any time. Refusing to do a breath test can result in tough penalties including, large fines, disqualification of your driver’s licence, and even imprisonment.
This is a serious offence which can see your drivers licence disqualified for a minimum of 9 months, in addition to any existing period of disqualification. Repeat offenders with suspended, disqualified or cancelled licences will likely be sentenced to a term of imprisonment.