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Arguing your case in court

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If you are charged with a criminal offence, you can ask Geoff to represent you; he has the experience you need in a criminal defence barrister.

Barristers are considered specialists in court work.[1] The difference between solicitors and barristers is similar to the distinction between a general medical practitioner and a specialist surgeon.[2]

It is your right to defend any charge laid against you. You are “presumed innocent until proven guilty.” Geoff will vigorously defend you in court and persuasively present your case to the judge or jury, in a manner which is clear and well organised.

There is something called early intervention, so if you get legal representation early enough, it is sometimes possible to stop the police from filing charges or convince them to file a lesser charge. Don’t delay, obtain legal representation as early as possible to give your lawyer more time to prepare your defence.

If you are charged with a criminal offence, you can choose to plead guilty or not guilty. But don’t make any reckless decisions, it’s best to get legal advice before you enter any plea. Contact Geoff to discuss the advantages and disadvantages to pleading not guilty.

As a criminal defence barrister, Geoff aims to achieve the best possible result for you, this often involves:

References

 
  1. Legal Aid Western Australia, ‘Things to consider before using a lawyer’, retrieved February 14 2016, http://www.legalaid.wa.gov.au/InformationAboutTheLaw/legalproblem/lawyers/Pages/ThingsToConsiderBeforeUsingALawyer.aspx
  2. Altobelli, Tom, ‘Working with Barristers — A solicitor’s guide to relations with the Bar / 2nd Edition.’, Sydney: The Law Society of New South Wales, 2007, Page 20, retrieved February 14 2016, https://www.lawsociety.com.au/cs/groups/public/documents/internetcontent/026515.pdf

What next?

Contact Geoff Today. Ask your questions or for legal help.

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, call 0410 689 843 for a free phone consultation. Geoff will give you clear, comprehensive and practical advice about your situation.

You can ask for help over the phone or via email; Geoff can also come to you, just ask and he will travel to your home to discuss your legal problem.

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Get free legal advice. You can then decide if you want to hire Geoff for more substantial work, such as arguing your case in court.

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