CRIMINAL LAW
Lawyers In Parramatta, Penrith

“Our priority is your defence. Let us help you.”

Have you been charged by police with a criminal offence or been issued with a Court Attendance Notice (CAN)? Facing court can be a very stressful experience but at Powerhouse Law, 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. Whether regarding sexual assault, abuse , possession of drugs or a simple DUI, our criminal lawyers attend all courts in NSW including Parramatta, Penrith, Blacktown, 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 are always tried by a magistrate and will usually be finalised in the Local Court.

2. Indictable charges are triable by either a magistrate, judge and jury or summarily and may be finalised in the Local Court or District Court.

3. Strictly Indictable charges are only triable by judge or jury. These will likely be finalised in the District Court or Supreme Court.

Defending you in all Criminal Offences in Sydney, NSW

Our expert solicitors and barristers represent clients at courts in a large range of criminal offences. Below is a list of some of those criminal offence. We appear in all Local and District courts in Sydney and Parramatta, and travel to Blacktown, Bansktown, Burwood, Penrith, Campbelltown and all courts in NSW. Contact us now if you require any further information on criminal charges or if you want to apply for Legal Aid.

Call us now on 1800 100 529 and book your first free consultation.

Assault Charges / Kidnapping

  • Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (AOABH)
  • Recklessly Cause Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH)
  • Recklessly Wounding Wound or Cause Grievous Bodily Harm with Intent
  • Assault Police Officer
  • Kidnapping / detain person for advanatge

Possess, Supply, Manufacture or Cultivate Drugs

  • Possess, Supply or Manufacture Prohibited Drugs
  • Cultivate Prohibited Drugs (e.g. Cannabis)
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Robbery or Steal from Person

  • Aggravated Robbery (e.g. cause injury, deprive liberty)
  • Robbery in Company or Armed Robbery 
  • Wounding and Robbery 
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Breaking and Entering (Housebreaking) etc

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

Sexual Assault / Indecent Assault

  • Sexual Intercourse without Consent
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Intercourse with a Child
  • Indecent Assault or Aggravated Act of Indecency
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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
  • Shoot with intent to murder

Weapons and Firearms

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

Charge Negotiations

Some of the benefits of charge negotiation for the client include:

  • Withdrawing some or all the charges in a matter
  • Replacing a serious charge with a lesser charge
  • Finalising the case in a lower court with a lower penalty
  • Avoiding the stress and uncertainty of a full hearing and giving evidence at court
  • Amending the police facts to help describe your case
  • Saving time, energy and money for all parties
  • Finalising the matter more easily and far more quickly

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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