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Is it Legal to have a taser in Queensland?

What is a Taser and how does it work? Taser is an electroshock hand-held weapon produced by Axom (formerly Taser International). It is a non-lethal weapon that police officers can use as an alternative to deadly firearms. Tasers can subdue a potentially dangerous individual without causing any serious injury. It is a very helpful tool […]

What is the Status of Uber in Queensland?

Uber is a ride-sharing service that uses mobile application technology and internet for its operations. It gives convenience to passengers because of the capability to order car service from anywhere. It also promotes cash-free transactions due to its online payment technology. Uber is currently operating in more than 500 cities around the world. How did […]

Southport Domestic Violence Order

The Charges: The client was responding to a Domestic Violence Order application. Court Attended: Southport Magistrates Court Attendance Date: September 2016 Outcome: We successfully negotiated with the aggrieved (the person who applied for the DVO), resulting in the withdrawal of her application. No DVO was made. Our criminal lawyers have years of experience dealing with […]

Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm on the Gold Coast

The Charges: The client was charged with Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm. Court Attended: Southport Magistrates Court Attendance Date: September 2016 Outcome: After several lengthy submissions from our office during the sentence, the client received a section 19 Good Behaviour Bond, and had no criminal conviction recorded. If you’re facing a serious assault charge, it’s important […]

Domestic Violence Videos

Queensland courts have released a series of short videos for domestic violence cases. The videos are designed to provide information to both victims and perpetrators and to make the community more aware of appropriate action to stop the violence. The videos were created by the Attorney General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath and Dame […]

18 Criminal Law Offences

The Charges: The client was charged with 18 criminal law offences (mainly drugs and possession of weapons). Case Details: The client had extensive criminal history and was in breach of a previous wholly suspended sentence. Court Attended: Beenleigh Magistrates Court Attendance Date: October 2016 Outcome: Upon lengthy submissions from our office, client received a further […]

High Range DUI Mackay

The Charges: The client was charged with High Range Drink drive in Mackay. Case Details: Client had been convicted of no previous offences. Our offices made a detail submission on the clients behalf. Court Attended: Mackay Magistrates Court Attendance Date: October 2016 Outcome: Client was fined and received the minimum mandatory period for license disqualification […]

Break & Enter, Possession of Dangerous Drug and Utensil

The Charges: The client was charged with breaking and entering a premises as well as the possession of  a dangerous drug (DD) and possession of a drug utensil. Case Details: Client was already on parole and had 5 pages of history of like offences. The client had just served 6 months in custody on other […]

Driving Unlicensed & Contravene Directions

The Charges: The client was charged with unlicensed driving and contravening a direction from a police officer. Case Details: Client had no prior convictions. Court Attended: Ipswich Magistrates Court Attendance Date: October 2016 Outcome: $300 fine for driving unlicensed and mandatory minimum disqualification. Convicted without further punishment on contravene direction offence. If you are facing […]

DUI, Public Nuisance & Assault Of A Police Officer

The Charges: The client was charged with being a public nuisance, driving under the influence of liquor (UIL) and serious assaulting a police officer (spitting on a police officer). Case Details: Client has a history for driving under the influence of liquor (UIL) and violent offences. The client has been on two probation orders in […]