Criminal LawFrichot & Frichot has experience and expertise in advising and representing clients in criminal matters should the need arise. Representation is provided in the Magistrates Court, District and Supreme Courts for remands, status hearings, defended trials and pleas in mitigation. We also provide representation in disciplinary proceedings before Boards and Tribunals. To ensure that you are given the correct advice from the outset and that your case is properly managed through the criminal justice process call Frichot & Frichot today. We often act for clients in these types of matters and have the experience to give you the best possible advice and explanation of the law. We will conduct a thorough investigation of your matters and look at every possible avenue for a defence or a sympathetic understanding of your case. We will advise you in a professional and confidential environment and with the utmost courtesy and respect.
Our Criminal Law Practice Areas
Drink-driving or drug driving
Driving while under suspension or disqualified
Extraordinary drivers licence (EDL)
- assault offences
- breaching Violence Restraining Order
- break and enter/burglary Offences
- drug offences – cultivation
- drug offences – cultivation, possession, sell/supply, dealing
- indecent dealing offences
- sex offences
- stealing/fraud offences
Confiscation of assets
- that the victim is not being truthful about what occurred
- that the victim is mistaken or incorrect
- the victim has failed to properly identify the accused as the person who offended
- self-defence or defence of another
- the accused had acted under duress
Violence Restraining Orders
Spent conviction orders
- it considers that the offender is unlikely to commit such an offence again; and
- having regard to –
- the fact that the offence is trivial; or
- the previous good character of the offender,
Articles of Interest
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