Fixed Fees & First Consultation Free

If your matter is not listed below, please contact us for a confidential discussion and we will provide you with a cost estimate.

Traffic Offences

Includes first appearance in court and all preparation and one full day when the case is heard in court.

Whilst the majority of cases are dealt with on the first court date, it may not always be possible in which case there is a further charge of $750 + GST for all preparation including the next court date.

Traffic Infringements

Careless Driving

Where no one is hurt:
$1,200 plus GST

Where someone is injured:
$1,500 plus GST

Dangerous Driving

Where no one is hurt:
$1,500 plus GST

Disqualified Driving

No previous charges:
$1,300 plus GST

Previous charges:
$1,700 plus GST

Drink Driving

Low range:
$1,200 plus GST

Mid range:
$1,200 plus GST

High range:
$1,300 plus GST

Drug Driving

Low range:
$1,200 plus GST

UIL (0.15% or over):
$1,300 plus GST

Drivers Licence Appeals

Appeal against Infringements or Suspension Notices:
$1,500 plus GST

Licence reinstatement application:
$1,650 plus GST

Special hardship order:
$1,650 plus GST

Work licence (includes guilty plea):
$1,650 plus GST

Unlicensed Driving

$1,200 plus GST

Less Complex Criminal Cases

E.g.: assault, stealing, drug offences, etc.

Includes first appearance in court and all preparation and one full day when the case is heard in court.

Less Complex Crimes

Guilty Plea in the Magistrates Court

$1,500 plus GST

Not Guilty Defended in the Magistrates Court

$3,000 plus GST

Complex Criminal Cases

E.g.: murder, rape, drug trafficking, etc.

Where appropriate, fees include all preparation and work including a full day hearing of the appeal in court.

Serious Offences

Not Guilty Defended in the Magistrates Court

Once we hear your story during your first free consultation, we will be able to let you know if we can offer fixed fees and if so, what the cost will be.

Attending Police Station in the event of your arrest and being charged

$600 plus GST

Includes the interview process. Travel expenses may be additional.

Applications to dismiss declarations of being a Habitual Offender

$1500 plus GST

Application Filing Fees may be additional charge.

Prison Conferences

$600 plus GST

Travel expenses may be additional.

Appeals against penalties imposed by the Magistrates Court

Non-custodial penalties (i.e. non-jail penalties):
$1500 plus GST

Custodial penalties (i.e. jail time):
$2500 plus GST

Bail Application

In the Magistrates or District Court:
$1500 plus GST

In the Supreme Court:
$3000 plus GST

Applications to dismiss your case on grounds of mental health

$2500 plus GST

A psychiatrist or psychologist report may be additional cost. Some applications may also involve sentencing proceedings in which case, we will be able to advise you of the cost once you you’re your free first initial consultation.

Cases involving Dangerous Dogs

This dog is harmless

Initial Advice

Initial Conference with you:
$200 plus GST

Advice to Council

Preparing Letter of Introduction to Council and following them up:
$200 plus GST

Preparing and forwarding a Written Letter of Objection to Council in response to a Proposed Dangerous Dog Declaration:
$500 plus GST

Appeal against
Dangerous Dog Declaration

$2000 plus GST

Includes all preparation, negotiations with Council and a Full Day in Court. Magistrates Court Filing Fee is additional.

‘Guilty Plea’ for
Dog Attack Prosecution

$1500 plus GST

Includes all preparation and one day in Court.