If you have been accused of a criminal offence you should obtain specialised legal advice, when there is a possibility of being sent to gaol or penalties that will significantly impact your future, you need experienced and committed representation.

Criminal Lawyers in NSW

Our Criminal Law Team can assist you with all Criminal Law matters, we have the experience and expertise necessary to ensure you receive the best possible outcome.

We’ve been defending the people of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Central Coast and the Hunter region since 1969 and have helped our clients to achieve the best possible outcomes in all Criminal Law matters.

We are used to dealing with the Police and know all the ‘ins and outs’ of the Courts and Justice system.

If you have been charged with a criminal offence contact our Criminal Law Team today to book a teleconference or appointment. We’ll fight vigorously to protect your freedom and rights.

Why choose our Criminal Law Team?

If you wish to defend charges, we will work with you to ensure you understand the evidence necessary to successfully defend the charges.

If you wish to plead guilty to charges, we will ensure your version of events is made known to the Court as well as any information you want the Court to take into account when imposing a penalty – e.g, your need to have a licence for work; your need to work, details of your previous good character… including tendering any character references.

We understand your Criminal Law matter will have different facts and circumstances to any other Criminal Law matter… we will make sure we understand your circumstances.

We will make sure you are made aware of your options. We will explain your options in Plain English so you can make an informed decision about how to proceed… and we will keep you informed of progress.

We will also provide you with options to manage your cash flow prior to Court so you can focus on attending Court, knowing you will be represented by experienced criminal lawyers looking after your best interests.

Courts we regularly appear before?

What is involved in going to Court?

Click Here: Going to Court for a Criminal Matter

Which Court will I have to go to?

The majority of offences are heard in the Local Court of NSW.  More serious, or indictable, offences are matters that will be heard in the District or Supreme Court of NSW, usually by way of jury trial. To learn more click here: Indictable Proceedings

Where is Newcastle Local Court?

Newcastle Local Court is located on the corner of Burwood and Hunter Street Newcastle near Newcastle City Hall and Civic Theatre.

Address: 343 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

What are the penalties and sentencing options in NSW?

Click Here: Penalties & Sentencing Options in NSW

What are the different types of Appeals in NSW?

Click Here: Appeals

Definitions Used in Criminal Law

Click Here: Definitions


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