Experienced Criminal Lawyers in Sydney - Protecting Your Rights!
Expert Representation in Sydney
Criminal law in New South Wales (NSW) encompasses a range of offences, from minor infringement to serious crimes carrying significant penalties. The NSW criminal justice system is complex and governed by various laws and procedures, and as such, navigating criminal charges can be a challenging and overwhelming experience.
Criminal offences in NSW are classified as either summary offences or indictable offences. Summary offences are less serious and are usually heard in the Local Court, while indictable offences are more serious and are generally dealt with in the District or Supreme Court.
Penalties for criminal offences in NSW can range from bonds and fines with community service orders to imprisonment and other custodial sentences. In addition to these penalties, a criminal conviction can have serious consequences, such as impacting one’s employment prospects, certain licences and personal relationships.
If you have been charged with a criminal offence in NSW, it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible. A criminal lawyer can help you understand your legal RIGHTS and options, as well as provide expert representation and guidance throughout the criminal justice process.