Criminal Trials and Hearings

As leading criminal lawyers, we have significant experience in successfully guiding people through the criminal trial process in Queensland.

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Criminal Trials and Hearings

As leading criminal lawyers, we have significant experience in successfully guiding people through the criminal trial process in Queensland.

Our lawyers will work to protect your rights and advance your interests.

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About Criminal Trials
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Criminal Trials in Queensland

A person charged with a criminal offence is presumed to be innocent. When a person is facing a criminal charge, unnecessary delays in bringing on a hearing or a trial can be unfair and add unnecessary stress to defending a case.

If a matter is contested and must go to trial, Anderson Fredericks Turner seeks to ensure that at each stage of a proceeding that legal steps are taken to test the allegations at the earliest possible time, including through legal arguments and preliminary hearings.

We focus on utilising the legal protections available to our clients to ensure their rights are protected and their interests are advanced at every stage. As a leading criminal law firm in Queensland, we have a demonstrated history of success in defending people facing criminal trials.

If you are facing a criminal trial, contact Anderson Fredericks Turner.

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A POINT OF DIFFERENCE

Experienced Advocates

Anderson Fredericks Turner has some of the few practising solicitors in Queensland who have been accredited as barristers and worked in that role for a number of years before operating a law firm.

Andrew Anderson and Kerri Fredericks both formerly worked as Senior Crown Prosecutors, meaning they have significant advocacy experience in courtrooms and contested hearings. Experienced criminal lawyers can make all the difference to the ultimate outcome.

If you want criminal defence lawyers who are not still trying to find their feet, we have the expertise to afford you the best representation for your case. 

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How We Can Help You

Criminal Trials in Queensland

A person charged with a criminal offence is presumed to be innocent. When a person is facing a criminal charge, unnecessary delays in bringing on a hearing or a trial can be unfair and add unnecessary stress to defending a case.

If a matter is contested and must go to trial, Anderson Fredericks Turner seeks to ensure that at each stage of a proceeding that legal steps are taken to test the allegations at the earliest possible time, including through legal arguments and preliminary hearings.

We focus on utilising the legal protections available to our clients to ensure their rights are protected and their interests are advanced at every stage. As a leading criminal law firm in Queensland, we have a demonstrated history of success in defending people facing criminal trials.

If you are facing a criminal trial, contact Anderson Fredericks Turner.

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A POINT OF DIFFERENCE

Experienced Advocates

Anderson Fredericks Turner has some of the few practising solicitors in Queensland who have been accredited as barristers and worked in that role for a number of years before operating a law firm.

Andrew Anderson and Kerri Fredericks both formerly worked as Senior Crown Prosecutors, meaning they have significant litigation experience in courtrooms and contested hearings. An experienced advocate can make a real difference to an unfair dismissal claim.

If you want unfair dismissal lawyers who are not still trying to find their feet, we have the expertise to afford you the best representation for your claim.

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The Criminal Trial Process in Queensland

Preparing for a Criminal Trial in Queensland

Preparing for a Criminal Trial in Queensland

In order to properly prepare for a criminal trial in Queensland, it is necessary to have a thorough understanding of the prosecution case and evidence supporting it, as well as the defence case. It is also necessary to have considered how the law applies and ensure there is a proper defence strategy. Where appropriate, we engage leading barristers to ensure the best representation of our clients.

Identifying and Litigating Criminal Defences

Identifying and Litigating Criminal Defences

A central task of any criminal defence lawyer is to identify any relevant defences that may be available, as well as to assess the strengths and weaknesses of any defence. In some cases, statements from witnesses or expert reports may need to be gathered in order for a defence to be properly considered. Our lawyers assist people to understand their defences and how they may best be advanced at a criminal trial.

Trial Procedure in Queensland

Trial Procedure in Queensland

As a result of particular trial procedures in Queensland, there are a number of important decisions that people facing a criminal trial must make. Whether or not to give or call evidence, or whether to object to certain evidence, can have important consequences for the ultimate outcome in a criminal trial. Our lawyers work with their clients to assist them to understand how procedural issues can impact their defence.

How to End a Prosecution Case

How to End a Prosecution Case

In facing a criminal charge, there are a number of points at which a defendant can seek to have a prosecution case end before it ever reaches a verdict. Understanding these opportunities and the legal tests or standards that will be applied at various stages can assist people facing criminal charges to know when it is most likely for a case to be dismissed.

Recovering Legal Costs in Criminal Cases

Recovering Legal Costs in Criminal Cases

In some criminal cases, it is possible to recover legal costs against an unsuccessful police charges, or because of police or prosecution misconduct. The recovery of legal costs rarely amounts to the full costs borne by a person facing charges. As a leading criminal law firm, Anderson Fredericks Turner has successfully recovered legal costs on behalf of people who were wrongly charged or prosecuted.

Consequences of Being Convicted

Consequences of Being Convicted

The consequences of being convicted by a court can catch people by surprise. Our criminal lawyers within Anderson Fredericks Turner work to ensure that each client understands the consequences that may follow from any sentence. Not only can a conviction impact the reputation of a person, it can have wider consequences for their ongoing liberty, employment, licences and travel plans.

About Criminal Trials

The Criminal Trial Process in Queensland

Preparing for a Criminal Trial in Queensland

In order to properly prepare for a criminal trial in Queensland, it is necessary to have a thorough understanding of the prosecution case and evidence supporting it, as well as the defence case. It is also necessary to have considered how the law applies and ensure there is a proper defence strategy. Where appropriate, we engage leading barristers to ensure the best representation of our clients.

Call Our Lawyers
Identifying and Litigating Criminal Defences

A central task of any criminal defence lawyer is to identify any relevant defences that may be available, as well as to assess the strengths and weaknesses of any defence. In some cases, statements from witnesses or expert reports may need to be gathered in order for a defence to be properly considered. Our lawyers assist people to understand their defences and how they may best be advanced at a criminal trial.

Call Our Lawyers
Trial Procedure in Queensland

As a result of particular trial procedures in Queensland, there are a number of important decisions that people facing a criminal trial must make. Whether or not to give or call evidence, or whether to object to certain evidence, can have important consequences for the ultimate outcome in a criminal trial. Our lawyers work with their clients to assist them to understand how procedural issues can impact their defence.

Call Our Lawyers
How to End a Prosecution Case

In facing a criminal charge, there are a number of points at which a defendant can seek to have a prosecution case end before it ever reaches a verdict. Understanding these opportunities and the legal tests or standards that will be applied at various stages can assist people facing criminal charges to know when it is most likely for a case to be dismissed.

Call Our Lawyers
Recovering Legal Costs in Criminal Cases

In some criminal cases, it is possible to recover legal costs against an unsuccessful police charges, or because of police or prosecution misconduct. The recovery of legal costs rarely amounts to the full costs borne by a person facing charges. As a leading criminal law firm, Anderson Fredericks Turner has successfully recovered legal costs on behalf of people who were wrongly charged or prosecuted.

Call Our Lawyers
Consequences of Being Convicted

The consequences of being convicted by a court can catch people by surprise. Our criminal lawyers within Anderson Fredericks Turner work to ensure that each client understands the consequences that may follow from any sentence. Not only can a conviction impact the reputation of a person, it can have wider consequences for their ongoing liberty, employment, licences and travel plans.

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Call our criminal lawyers if you seek advice about the criminal trial process. 

If you engage us to assist you, our criminal lawyers will assist you every step of the way. In defending you, we will:

  • inform you of your legal rights and entitlements.

  • inform you of your legal responsibilities.

  • obtain information that may cast doubt on the credibility or reliability of allegations.

  • challenge evidence that is unreliable, or seek a case to be dismissed if there has been a violation of rights or an abuse of process.

Failure to exercise certain rights, or acting on the wrong advice, can fundamentally affect the interests of a person facing allegations. 

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Free Case Assessment

Free Case Assessment – Call 1300 AFT LEGAL

Call our criminal lawyers if you seek advice about the criminal trial process. 

If you engage us to assist you, our criminal lawyers will assist you every step of the way. In defending you, we will:

  • inform you of your legal rights and entitlements.

  • inform you of your legal responsibilities.

  • obtain information that may cast doubt on the credibility or reliability of allegations.

  • challenge evidence that is unreliable, or seek a case to be dismissed if there has been a violation of rights or an abuse of process.

Failure to exercise certain rights, or acting on the wrong advice, can fundamentally affect the interests of a person facing allegations. 

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We are dedicated criminal lawyers who are devoted to the best ideals of our profession.

If you want to learn more about our services, or find out if we can help in your situation, contact our team today.

We offer a free case assessment for people seeking to know whether our firm can assist them.

Either call our firm to make an appointment to speak with a lawyer, or complete our form below and we will endeavour to contact you.

Our criminal lawyers may be able to help you, no matter the stage of the case.

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PREPARING FOR TRIAL?

Contact Our Team

We are dedicated criminal lawyers in Brisbane who are devoted to the best ideals of our profession.

If you want to learn more about our services, or find out if we can help in your situation, contact our team today.

We offer a free case assessment for people seeking to know whether our firm can assist them.

Either call our firm to make an appointment to speak with a lawyer, or complete our form below and we will endeavour to contact you.

Our criminal lawyers may be able to help you, no matter the stage of the case.

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