Do I need a lawyer?

You should not take advice from a police officer about Court process or likely penalty. Even if a police officer tells you “you don’t need a lawyer”, it would be wise to seek out independent advice.

Even where matters may seem minor in nature, e.g. drink driving, there are often pitfalls for inexperienced persons appearing on their own behalf in Court.

If you would like initial advice on whether you should have a lawyer represent you at your next Court hearing, contact our firm and one of our solicitors will be able to discuss the matter with you.