Criminal and Traffic OffencesSA

This comprehensive step-by-step guide covers all aspects of criminal practice and procedure for summary and indictable offences in the Magistrates’ Court of South Australia.

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This comprehensive step-by-step guide covers all aspects of criminal practice and procedure for summary and indictable offences in the Magistrates’ Court of South Australia.

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, intervention 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;
  • Library of uniform special statutory forms.

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

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