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In March 2019, the Federal Government announced funding of $35 million to support the expansion of the Federal Court into corporate crime. It is anticipated that there will a large increase in the investigation and prosecution of corporate crime as a result of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and ASIC’s renewed vigour and focus on litigation.
Being charged with a criminal offence can be an overwhelming and daunting experience. This is especially so if this is your first encounter with police or other investigators and the courts. Read on to find out how we help you through the process.
So you or a friend or family member has been charged with an offence – where to from here? Read on to find out what happens in the Local Court. Navigating the court process is not always easy or straight forward. Let us know if we can help you.
When faced with criminal charges, you might find yourself feeling confused, nervous or dreading what comes next. Here is a list of things to understand when you speak with your criminal lawyer – particularly during your first meeting. It is up to your lawyer to make sure you understand these things so that you can make the best decision for you.
Having your name or picture published in the media in relation to a crime alleged against you can have a domino effect on your life. Even if you are acquitted of the charges, your reputation may never mend. What can the media report about you when you have been charged with a criminal offence?