Criminal Law – Defence for Fraud, Theft & Dishonesty
Melbourne’s Leading Criminal Defence Lawyers
Dishonesty Offences Include:
- Making false statements;
- Obtaining financial advantage/property by deception;
- Possessing the proceeds of crime;
- Handle stolen goods;
- Armed robbery;
If you have been charged with dishonesty offences, you should contact our team of criminal defence lawyers immediately. You need an experienced Melbourne criminal defence lawyer to represent you.
Dishonesty offences are punishable by imprisonment. A criminal record for dishonesty offences can affect your future employment prospects.
With our team of criminal defence lawyers many years of experience practicing in criminal law in the Supreme Court of Victoria, County Court of Victoria and Melbourne Magistrates' Court and other Magistrates' Courts throughout Victoria Papa Hughes Lawyers will ensure your case is thoroughly analysed, prepared and presented for the best possible outcome.
The seriousness of an offence depends on a number of factors which include:
- The value of the items/money involved;
- Your role in the alleged offences;
- Whether any breach of trust is involved;
- Whether the offence took place over a lengthy time frame.
Should I plead guilty or not guilty?
This depends on the strength of the evidence against you, your instructions about your knowledge of and level of involvement in the alleged offences, along with other matters. Our team of experienced criminal defence lawyers will thoroughly analyse the brief of evidence to advise you about the strengths and weaknesses of the case against you.
Contact Papa Hughes Lawyers now so that we can begin the preparation of your case.