Lawyers In Parramatta, Penrith

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Have you been charged by police with a criminal offence or been issued with a Court Attendance Notice (CAN)? Our Criminal Lawyers will simplify the court process for you and find the quickest and best solution for each case so that you can get back to your life sooner. Our Criminal Lawyers attend all courts in NSW including Parramatta, Sydney Downing Centre, Burwood, Liverpool and Campbelltown. Call us now and let us defend you. Your first consultation is FREE!

Criminal Charges are sorted into three categories:

1. Summary charges – finalised in the Local Court

2. Indictable charges – may be finalised in the Local Court or District Court.

3. Strictly Indictable charges – finalised in the District Court or Supreme Court.

Click on the categories below to view the range of different charges that apply. These are only a small sample of the criminal charges which our lawyers give advice on and represent clients at court.

Contact us now if you require any further information on criminal charges or if you want to apply for Legal Aid.

Domestic Violence and AVO


  • Robbery or Steal from Person
  • Aggravated Robbery (e.g. cause injury, deprive liberty)
  • Robbery in Company
  • Armed


  • Armed Robbery and Wounding

Breaking and Entering (Housebreaking) etc

  • Entering a dwelling house
  • Break, Enter and Commit Serious Indictable Offence (Stealing)
  • Break, Enter with intent to Commit Serious Indictable Offence
  • In circumstances of Aggravated
  • Found in possession of housebreaking instruments
  • Enter or remain in/on building/land

Car Re-birthing / Damage Property

  • Car or Boat Re-birthing
  • Interfering with Unique Identifier
  • Destroying or Damaging Property

Stealing, Shoplifting, Receiving Stolen Property

  • Stealing (larceny) & shoplifting
  • Stealing property from dwelling house
  • Larceny by clerk or servant
  • Demanding Property with Intent to Steal
  • Taking and driving a conveyance (e.g. a car)
  • Stealing motor vehicle or vessel
  • Receiving or Disposing Stolen Property
  • Goods in Custody

Murder / Manslaughter / Attempt Murder

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Wound with Intent to Murder
  • Cause Grievous Bodily Harm with Intent to Murder
  • Self Defence

Weapons and Firearms

  • Possession or use of Firearm without Licence Permit
  • Unregistered Firearm
  • Not keep Firearm Safe
  • Discharge Firearm

Click here for information on the new sentences for serious assaults involving drugs and alcohol.

Charge Negotiations

Some of the benefits of

charge negotiation for the client include:

1. Withdrawing some or all the charges in a matter
2. Replacing a serious charge with a lesser charge
3. Finalising the case in a lower court with a lower penalty
4. Avoiding the stress and uncertainty of a full hearing and giving evidence at court
5. Amending the police facts to help describe your case
6. Saving time and money for all parties
7. Finalising the matter quicker

Each benefit depends on the circumstances of the case and the type of charges you are

facing. Contact us now and let us help you negotiate your case.

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