There are a number of locations both within the metropolitan area and regional Western Australia where Magistrates Courts exist. This court mainly deals with matters that are either:
- Criminal – or
- Civil - non-offence based matters (e.g. extraordinary drivers licence applications, and restraining orders).
It is usually the court where most criminal proceedings commence. If you have been served a summons or have been released on bail to attend one of these courts, you should seek legal representation. At JD Hawkins we are skilled in helping clients not only understand what they are attending court for, but also to make sure they have access to services that will help them achieve the most favourable outcome possible.
Matters heard in Magistrates court proceedings are many of those previously listed, however they are lesser severity or value.
Offences and matters such as:
- Bail Application
- Breach of bail
- Minor Drug offences
- Driving Offences
- Extraordinary Drivers licence
- Violence Restraining Orders
- Misconduct Restraining Orders
- Firearms Offences
- Sex Offences
If you or someone you know needs assistance with attending court for any reason do not hesitate in calling us.
JD Hawkins & Associates provide representation in violence Restraining Order matters either both for people applying to be protected under an Order or those who wish to object to the order being made against them.