Criminal and Traffic OffencesWA

This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of criminal practice and procedure for simple and indictable offences when acting for the defendant in the WA Magistrates Court.

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This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of criminal practice and procedure for simple and indictable offences when acting for the defendant in the WA Magistrates Court.

The detailed commentary provides easy-to-understand coverage of the procedural aspects of criminal law matters, from arrest and charge through to hearing and sentencing, including avenues of appeal and costs applications. The publication also includes supplementary guides specific to traffic offences, restraining orders, and Commonwealth offences.

Written by experienced practitioners, these guides provide practical tips for lawyers new to this area of work and a detailed overview to assist all practitioners, especially those supervising younger lawyers.

Also included is 101 Subpoena Answers, which is a useful reference guide.

Precedents in this publication include:

  • Police station instructions and advice record;
  • Court reference information sheet;
  • Court attendance sheet;
  • Suite of attendance notes for every stage of the process;
  • Letters to the client, police, prosecution, and third parties;
  • Initial letters to clients for a variety of traffic offences including possible outcomes;
  • Suite of the various applications and instructions for restraining orders.

The detailed Retainer Instructions ensures nothing is missed and the client is properly advised.

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