Mid Range Drink Driving Matter in Parramatta Local Court A wonderful result for a client today who was charged with mid range drink driving. Our client needed his licence for work as a truck driver. He also looked after his elderly, ill mother and father. After hearing our submissions, and seeing all the testimonials, the Court gave our client a section 10 dismissal subject to a 9 month good behaviour bond. Our client was very happy and very emotional. We too were elated with the [...]
Mid Range Drink Driving Charge | Section 10 A fantastic result for our client who was charged for mid range drink driving matter. He needed his licence to get to and from work and to support his wife and young family. After hearing our submissions and reading the references in support of our client, Burwood Local Court granted our client a Section 10 (1) (b) dismissal of his matter. Our client was relieved and overjoyed with the outcome and sent us an email thanking us [...]
Our client was involved in a serious collision as a result of his intoxication, fortunately no one was injured. His Honour had regard to the steps our client had taken to address the causes of his offending behaviour through rehabilitation. His Honour imposed a relatively small number of Community Service hours and reduced the automatic period of disqualification.
Our client was subject to the new laws relating to compulsory interlock participation which came into force in February 2015. We addressed His Honour on our clients reliance on his ability to drive for both personal and professional reasons. His Honour made an order for the minimum period of disqualification and if our client participates in the interlock program he will be able to drive within a matter of months.
Our client returned a high reading after being involved in a serious motor vehicle accident. Her Honour had regard to his need for a license and the material in his support. Fortunately four our client he received a minimal amount of Community Service hours and Her Honour dramatically reduced the automatic period of disqualification.
Our client came to the attention of the police due to his manner of driving. His Honour had regard to the references from his employer and his participation in the Traffic Offender Program. A small departure from the minimum of 6 months was ordered, however, His Honour did backdate the period of disqualification to the date of the offence.
Our Bankstown client was charged with a mid range drink driving and his driving history was poor, however, our detailed submissions and supporting documents convinced His Honour to apply the minimum period of disqualification. The courts are becoming increasingly harsh on drink drivers as we approach the holiday season. Bankstown Local Court details
Our Campbelltown client was a repeat drink driving offender and the matter was aggravated by speed. The short proximity between the offences resulted in the court having to impose a custodial sentence. We were successful in convincing the court that any custodial sentence should be suspended due to our clients personal circumstances and the steps taken to rehabilitate himself. Our client was able to walk out of court and continue his rehabilitation with his family . Campbelltown Local Court Details
Mid Range Drink Driving Charge at Parramatta Local Court. This matter was unusual and required a tailored approach. The circumstances of the offence were aggravated by the number of passengers in the motor vehicle. Having regard to her need for a license Her Honor exercised her discretion with strict bond conditions. A brilliant result for our client who was ecstatic!
Whilst this matter was an unremarkable in the sense that it is similar to matters the court sees on a daily basis, it required a unique approach due to our clients poor prior history. In balancing community expectations the court was required to consider alternative sentencing options given that a custodial sentence was a possible option. His Honour Had regard to our clients personal circumstances and his genuine attempt to rehabilitate himself which was supported by documentation, a relatively short community service order was made to allow [...]