Criminal Lawyers Brisbane
Our specialist criminal defence law services include:
ASSAULTS AND SERIOUS VIOLENT OFFENCES
Common assault, assault occasioning bodily harm/in company, grievous bodily harm and malicious acts with intent are all offences that carry significant periods of imprisonment. If you are found guilty of assault, In cases of seriously violent offences, you may be sent to prison regardless of whether or not you have any criminal history. Cullen Lawyers has successfully managed numerous assault and violence cases.
MURDER AND MANSLAUGHTER
Often the most complex matters that almost always run a jury trial, murder in Queensland, New South Wales, and all across Australia is a life sentence if convicted. For these reasons, it is imperative that you engage a legal team who are prepared and committed to supporting you with you every step of your case like Cullen Lawyers do.
WEAPONS ACT OFFENCES
Australian legislative changes have seen mandatory periods of imprisonment introduced, and imposed for most weapons offences. If charged with a weapons offence call Cullen Lawyers.
SERIOUS DRUG OFFENCES
Serious drug offences are most commonly dealt with in the Supreme Court or District Court Jurisdictions. The brief of evidence is normally large and most commonly contains complex evidence such as warrants, covert surveillance and telephone intercepts. Cullen Lawyers are specialists when it comes to serious drug matters, ensuring you understand all aspects of your case and your rights. More minor drug possession can still impact your ability to travel to certain countries. Do not risk your future by representing yourself. Engage us now.
BURGLARY & ARMED ROBBERY
Brazen and often violent offences of Burglary and Armed Robbery carry lengthy periods of imprisonment if convicted. Often offences of this nature present legal issues and there may be scope to case conference your matter to a more favourable outcome. Legal work of this nature needs to be carried out with great care and attention to detail. Cullen Lawyers have accomplished successful outcomes for many clients charged with offences of this nature.
Most fraud allegations involve complex financial transactions, lever arch volumes of bank statements, tax documents spanning a lengthy period of time and a need for an ability to trace the money trail to find the true extent of what the allegation of fraud is. With most fraud cases, argument call also is made as to whether or not the elements of fraud can be proven beyond reasonable doubt. Cullen Lawyers has successfully represented clients charged with simple fraud to multi-million dollar fraud cases.
Sex offences such as sexual assault and rape are charges that are easy to make and extremely hard to defend. These charges quite commonly run a jury trial. If approached by the police for an offence of this nature, call Cullen Lawyers straight away to obtain legal advice.
INVESTIGATE HEARINGS (ASIC, CCC, ACIC)
If you are summons to appear before an investigative body such as the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC), Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) or Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) you may be required to answer certain questions by law and the right to silence does not apply. If you are served with a summons of this nature it is highly recommended that you engage a lawyer to assist you. Cullen Lawyers can explain this process to you and has appeared for many clients summonsed to these hearings.
CRIMINAL CONFISCATIONS PROCEEDINGS
These applications are civil in nature and can cause your assets and financial accounts to be frozen straight away, pending the resolution of the confiscations proceeding. You need to act fast if an application of this nature is brought against you.
Contact us today, we are here to best represent you.