Campbelltown Local Court. We were instructed by our client after he returned a reading in the high range during a night out. He also had a previous high range many years ago. Our client received a job offer up the coast which would depend on the severity of the sentence, it was important that we achieved the best possible result. During our submissions we addressed the court on his need for a license and lengthy period during which he committed no driving offences. His Honour was convinced that [...]
High Range / Negligent Driving at Liverpool Local Court This matter had the potential for catastrophic consequences, fortunately only property was damaged in the collision. His Honour had regard to our submissions and material tendered in support of our client who had been going through a particularly challenging period at the time of the offence. His Honour exercised his discretion and dealt with the matter by way of a good behavior bond as an alternative to community service.
High Range PCA, Drink Driving Charge at Sutherland Local Court (2nd offence within 5 Years) Fail to Stop
Our client's His High Range Drink Driving offence was aggravated due to his failure to stop at a RBT site, the matter was further complicated by his previous offence. He resides interstate and was in New South Wales on a holiday at the time of the offence, which meant he was unsuitable for community service. His Honour exercised great leniency and made an order that our client enter into a good behavior bond rather than dealing with the matter by a alternative form of custodial sentence. [...]
Our Blacktown Local Court client was charged with High Range PCA whilst he was on a Section10 bond for a previous matter. Fortunately for our client, His Honour took no action on the breach of bond and reduced the automatic period of disqualification. An order was also made that he is eligible to participate in the interlock program which means our client can be back on the road within 6 months!
Our Client at Hornsby Local Court charged for a High range PCA and Negligent driving. The potential for this matter to be dealt with by a custodial sentence was very real. A high reading and a serious collision certainly caused great concerns to Her Honor. Fortunately, we were able to convince the Magistrate that our client's personal circumstances warranted significant discretion. After extensive preparation and submissions, Her Honor applied a good behavior bond, reduced the automatic period of disqualification and imposed a nominal fine to [...]
High Range Drink Driving Charge at Gosford local Court, this matter had to be approached with great caution as the potential for full time custody was likely. Fortunately, our client avoided full time imprisonment and will be able to continue his career progression.
High range drink driving charge at Parramatta Local Court which was slightly aggravated by our client's manner of driving, additionally our client's criminal history did not assist. His Honour heavily reduced the automatic period of disqualification, backdated, while having regards to our client's limited disposable income when applying the financial penalty.