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Criminal Law

Any involvement with the police is stressful for those affected and their families. It is not to be taken lightly.

And your choice of lawyer is critical.

Your best protection is an expert criminal lawyer you can trust to act in your best interests; someone who knows the court system and can advise, negotiate and advocate for you. We can’t stress enough the difference that early, strategic advice can make to the ultimate outcome of your police matter.

Potts Lawyers is Queensland’s largest criminal law firm and our lawyers have a combined experience of more than 100 years. Our team of dedicated criminal law advocates have experience in all areas of criminal law, whether it is a minor matter or the most serious of crimes.

We will take the time to properly explain the court process and answer all your questions. We can deal with the police and the courts on your behalf so that your rights are protected and your stress is minimised.

We have a hard won reputation gained over many years for providing ethical and effective representation. We will thoroughly prepare your case and leave no stone unturned to ensure your best chance of an acquittal. If a plea of guilty is appropriate then we will make sure that all relevant information is placed before the court. Our lawyers are experienced advocates with strong negotiation skills.

On this page you will find useful information and case studies on many criminal offences to help you  understand how the courts deal with them.

No matter what is alleged against, we can help. To arrange an appointment , simply complete the online enquiry or call us. Your confidentiality is assured.

Criminal Law - Categories of Offences

Select from one of the offences below to find out more information including penalties and your rights.


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