We've included some helpful articles and advice on areas in criminal and traffic law, including drink and drug driving information, what to expect in police interviews, bail and more.
First Appointment With A Criminal Lawyer
If you are charged with a criminal offence you might make the sensible decision to make an appointment to see an experienced criminal lawyer. Engaging the services of a criminal lawyer will help ensure that your rights and interests are being looked after in the best possible way while your charge/s proceeds through the court system.
Overview Of Police Interviews
A necessary component of a police investigation into an alleged offence, and the decision of whether to charge a suspect, often involves the police conducting a video record of interview with the suspect. It’s important to understand what your rights are before attending a police station for an interview. This article aims to provide an overview of your rights,…
FAQs: District & Supreme Criminal Law Courts & Jury Empanelment
Appearing in the district or supreme court for the first time in a criminal law matter can be quite nerve wrecking, even if it’s just as part of the Jury. We put together some answers to a few of the questions we often get asked about going to trial for a criminal matter and the Jury empanelment process.
Qualities For A Criminal Defence Lawyer
If you are facing criminal charges the importance of engaging the right criminal lawyer to defend your case cannot be understated. Facing a criminal charge is a frightening experience and engaging an inexperienced or incompetent lawyer to represent you can only add stress to an already emotionally charged situation. The following paragraphs provide some guidance…
Perth Drug Charge Defence Lawyer Advice
Drugs charges can include possession, sell, supply, trafficking, and cultivating prohibited drugs. The seriousness of the charge will depend on the type and quantity of the drug. The greater the weight of the prohibited drug the more serious the offence becomes.
The Difference Between A Solicitor & Barrister
Andrew Williams criminal lawyers strive to attain a good relationship with their clients in order to build communication, respect and a solid understanding of the client’s case. Andrew Williams runs an amalgamated practice and acts as both a Barrister and a Solicitor in Perth. However the question is frequently asked by the client “what is the difference between…
3 Questions to Ask A Potential Criminal Lawyer
Facing criminal charges can be a stressful and frightening experience. Your reputation, your livelihood, even your liberty may be at stake. The importance of engaging an experienced specialist criminal lawyer to represent you cannot be undermined. When your liberty is at risk the consequences of engaging the wrong lawyer to represent you will go well beyond disappointment,…
How a Criminal Trial Can Impact Your Reputation
Andrew Williams is a senior Perth criminal lawyer who has extensive experience in providing quality legal advice in criminal law matters and representing people at bail, sentencing and trial hearings in both the summary courts and the superior criminal law courts throughout WA.
If you have been charged with a criminal offence then, irrespective of the outcome,…
5 Reasons To Choose Our Criminal Law Firm
If you are facing criminal charges you need to engage an experienced criminal lawyer. You will need also to place significant trust in the lawyer that you choose to properly defend your rights, protect your reputation, and ensure your voice is heard. The Law Offices of Andrew Williams has extensive experience and a depth of knowledge for criminal law matters.…