Sentencing Discretion – Appealing

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The case law which explained the principal of sentencing discretion. You will have better chances to be successful in an appeal with an experienced lawyers.

Fraud and Theft Offences

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Charges with Theft, Robbery, Stealing or other Dishonesty Offences? What are your defences? Read in Criminal Lawyers Brisbane Blog

Assault Charges

Common Grievous Assault

I found a very useful content in Queensland Court’s website. You can read it HERE What is Grievous Bodily Harm and Common Assault Criminal Code 1899 (Qld) stats, Grievous bodily harm According to Definitions of Section 1 “grievous bodily harm” means— (a) the loss of a distinct part or an organ of the body; or (b) […]

Sexual Assaults

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It is very difficult to defend sexual charges. Consent is most important factor and it is not easy to prove that consent was given by the victim.

Drug Charges – Possession Supply Trafficking

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Charged with Possessing Drugs? Most common misunderstanding we have about drug possession charges is that some of us believes that as long as the drugs is not mine, I am not doing anything wrong. You need to understand the meaning of “Possession”, you can be in possession of someone else’s belongings. So, if the police […]

Medicine or Drugs without Prescription

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Do you have medicine which requires prescription but some how you are in possession of such medicine? What could be the consequences? For example, let say you got some Cialis with Tadalafil.  According to Section 34 Medicines and Poisons Act 2019 (Qld) 34 Offence to buy or possess S4 or S8 medicines or hazardous poisons […]

Random Questioning by Police

Mr Kaba was travelling in a car as passenger which was stopped by police for random check. The police was conducting the check, he left the vehicle and started walking away. Police stopped him and ask his name and address which he refused to provide. Defence counsel argued that the conduct by the police was […]

Possible Sentences / Penalties for Criminal Matters

These are the most common sentences / penalties given in Queensland courts. Good Behaviours Bond This is the lenient sentence possible. Usually no conviction recorded.  The court may place you on a good behaviour bond. A good behaviour bond is a promise that you will not break the law for a period of time. You […]