DRINK DRIVING LAWYERS BRISBANE
HOW OUR DRINK DRIVING LAWYERS BRISBANE TEAM CAN HELP YOU WITH YOUR DRINK DRIVING CHARGE
1. Free Case Review With a Brisbane Drink Driving Lawyer
Contact us for your free case review with a Brisbane drink driving lawyer. During the case review, the drink driving lawyer will discuss your charge and tell you what you can expect.
2. Fixed and Affordable Fee
Our fee for a member of our drink driving lawyers Brisbane team to represent you for your drink driving charge is fixed and affordable. A fixed fee means there are no hidden costs, it is a one all-inclusive fee so you know upfront what we are charging you.
3. Experienced Brisbane Drink Driving Lawyer Representing you in Court
The drink driving lawyer standing up in Court and speaking for you is a senior lawyer and an experienced advocate.
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Have you been caught drink driving in Brisbane and need your licence for work?
If you have been caught drink driving in Brisbane and need your licence for work, let our Brisbane drink driving lawyers help you get a Work Licence. Our drink driving lawyers Brisbane team have successfully got Work Licences for each client we have applied for one. We have a 100% success rate.
Drink driving (DUI) is a common traffic offence causing people to attend the Brisbane Magistrates Court. The Courts treat drink driving seriously. There are situations where a conviction for a drink driving charge can cause you to be sent to a term of imprisonment. In certain situations, the Court must impose a term of imprisonment for drink driving.
DO YOU REALLY NEED TO HIRE A BRISBANE DRINK DRIVING LAWYER?
When charged with drink driving, you need to decide if you will hire a Brisbane drink driving lawyer. Brisbane Magistrates do not use a mathematical formula when deciding the penalty. A blood alcohol reading doesn’t equal a specific penalty. Who do you think will achieve the best outcome for a drink driving charge- a seasoned Brisbane drink driving lawyer, or you? Do not walk out of the Brisbane Magistrates Court regretting not having hired a Brisbane drink driving lawyer.
When you represent yourself the following can happen:
♦ Risk of jail.
♦ Risk of higher penalty.
♦ Risk of lengthy disqualification periods.
♦ Failure to mention something critical to your case.
♦ Failure in obtaining a work licence.
When one of our drink driving lawyers Brisbane team represent you, the potential benefits are:
♦ Avoid a long disqualification.
♦ Avoid high penalties.
♦ Successful work licence application.
♦ Knowledge about the law and the penalties and disqualification periods that are appropriate.
♦ Experience and knowledge about the different Magistrates and Courts.
♦ Ability to explain to the Court and present evidence to support why you need your licence.
Our Brisbane drink driving lawyers are here to help you with your drink driving charge. If you have a drink driving charge, contact our law firm on our Brisbane phone number (07) 3172 7100. One of our Brisbane drink driving lawyers will give you expert advice for free.
WHAT THINGS DETERMINE THE PENALTY FOR A DRINK CHARGE IN BRISBANE?
The penalties for drink driving (DUI) charges in Brisbane, Queensland will depend on a number of factors, including:
♦ the circumstances of your driving.
♦ your antecedents (age, background etc.).
♦ if you have any prior criminal or traffic history.
♦ the type of driver licence you held at the time of the offence (if any).
♦ your Blood Alcohol Concentration level (BAC) at the time of driving.
♦ the type of vehicle you were driving at the time.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE DEFENCES FOR A DRINK DRIVING CHARGE IN BRISBANE?
Our Brisbane drink driving lawyers have identified 4 possible defences you could have to a drink driving charge:
1. The breath, saliva or blood specimen taken by Brisbane police to prove the offence was taken more than three hours after you had driven the vehicle, been in charge of the vehicle or attempted to put in motion the vehicle.
2. You were not driving the vehicle.
3. You did not attempt to put the vehicle in motion.
4. You were not in charge of the vehicle.
THE 3 HOUR RULE FOR DRINK DRIVING
Did you know a Queensland police officer can ask you to provide a specimen of breath or saliva even if you are not driving a vehicle or in charge of a vehicle at the time? In Queensland, a police officer can ask you to provide a specimen of breath or saliva if they reasonably suspect that in the 3 hours prior to making the request, you:-
♦ Drove a motor vehicle, tram or train on a road or elsewhere; or
♦ Attempted to put in motion a motor vehicle, tram or train on a road or elsewhere; or
♦ Were in charge of a motor vehicle, tram or train on a road or elsewhere; or
♦ Drove or were in charge of, or attempting to put in motion a vessel being used or apparently about to be used in navigation.
LET OUR BRISBANE DRINK DRIVING LAWYERS TAKE OVER FROM HERE
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