As of 1 February 2020, the penalties for mobile phone offences became significantly stricter in Queensland. And now, as of 1 July 2022, the Queensland Government are toughening the penalties for driving offences such as speeding, driving without a seatbelt and running red lights. Fines for driving without a seatbelt have nearly doubled in fines. … Continue reading Increased Fines for Driving Offences as of 1 July 2022
Demerit Points System Any person who commits a traffic offence in Australia, faces the risk of demerit points being applied and recorded on your traffic history. In Queensland, drivers do not lose points if we commit a traffic offence. As an alternative, drivers start with zero points, and whenever an individual commits a traffic offence, … Continue reading Demerit Points – How does it work in Queensland?
If you have been charged with a criminal or traffic offence in Queensland, the proceedings will commence in the Magistrates Court in your district. Depending on the charge, it will then either be finalised in that court, or will be committed to the District or Supreme Court for finalisation. mAGISTRATES cOURT The Magistrate’s Court is … Continue reading Which Queensland Courts can hear Criminal Matters?
Our firm can assist you with any traffic matter, including drink driving and drug driving offences. It is important that you seek legal advice in relation to any traffic offence to receive appropriate legal advice. The consequences of being convicted of drink driving can be catastrophic for your family and employer due to the mandatory … Continue reading Drink Driving Lawyer Townsville