There are certain traffic offences where the court must cancel your licence for example: Drink driving Drug driving Unlicensed driving (except simpliciter) Disqualified driving Dangerous driving For other offences such as unlicensed driving (simplicitor - no suspension/disqualification at time of the offence) the Magistrate will decide in court whether or not to disqualify you from [...]
Yes, police can breathalyse you anywhere under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995. Police can also breathalyse you at home after you have been driving if they reasonably suspect that during the previous 3 hours you were driving / attempting to drive / or in charge of a vehicle, if it was involved [...]
No. A police officer can stop and search your car and anyone in it, if they reasonably suspect that there is something in the vehicle such as: a weapon a dangerous drug stolen property tools to break into houses or cars something that you plan to use to hurt yourself or somebody else evidence that [...]
No. The police can enter and search your home without a warrant to: prevent domestic violence investigate traffic offences catch someone who has escaped from prison or from being arrested search for evidence if they reasonably suspect there is evidence that may otherwise be hidden or destroyed arrest someone reach a crime scene.
Yes. A police officer can search you but only if they reasonably suspect you may have: a weapon a dangerous drug stolen property tools to break into houses or cars something that you plan to use to hurt yourself or somebody else evidence that someone has committed an indictable offence (and this evidence may be [...]
If you have been asked by police to give an interview you should seek legal advice immediately. Anything that you do say to a police officer can be used in evidence against you. You may feel like you must talk to the police to cooperate but keep in mind “you have the right to remain [...]
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There are lawyers who will take on your case even though they know your chances of winning are extremely low. For them, you are just a number with a $ sign in front of it. We pride ourselves on our honesty and we will do our very best to keep your costs down. If your [...]
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Our principal lawyer, Ryan Roche has developed and established relationships with all of the right people when it comes to handling court matters. No matter what the case is, at the end of the day it is people we are dealing with, whether it be the police, prosecutors, barristers, magistrates or judges. It is vital [...]