Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers

Spurious AVO dismissed

NSW Police issued a spurious AVO against our client. After negotiations from SCDL, the AVO was dismissed, and we are presently making submissions for the police to pay our client’s legal costs.

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Charges dropped in million dollar fraud

Client’s wife misappropriated funds from work into his bank account, unbeknownst to him, to the approximate value of a million dollars. SCDL engaged in strenuous negotiations with the defrauded company, who agreed not to press charges.

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Caught by unmarked police car

Client pulled over at a set of lights by an unmarked police car, and charged with speeding 30km over the limit. SCDL presented strong mitigating evidence to the Court which reduced the offence to one of non conviction.

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Matter from the media

Client charged with alleged in volvement in high profile matter, with a presumption against bail. SCDL persuaded the court that the Crown’s evidence was weak and circumstantial. Result: bail granted.

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64 drug plants

Client faced charges in the District Court for cultivating 64 prohibited plants in a hydroponic set-up for commercial purposes. SCDL plea bargained with the Crown, eventually resulting in a good behaviour bond.

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Road rage leads to common assault

Traffic altercation leads to charges of common assault. The defendant made an admission of guilt to the police. He then engaged SCDL and we persuaded the court to dismiss the charges, despite the admission.

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15th violent offence

Client charged with 15th violent offence, having previously been sentenced to lengthy suspended sentences on the same charges. Result: 3 month good behaviour bond.

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Wounding in alcohol fuelled brawl

Client charged with affray and malicious wounding in an alcohol fuelled brawl. SCDL’s negotiation with police was successful and the malicious wounding charge was withdrawn. Result: 10 month good behaviour bond for affray charge.

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