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Driving Disqualified causing death is an extremely serious offence if you are found guilty you serve a lengthy prison term. This type of charge is heard in the County Court. This charge is generally laid in situations where a person, by the culpable driving of a motor vehicle, causes the death of another person. A person drives a motor vehicle culpably if they drive the motor vehicle is driven in a form listed in the section. For more information, please contact us. DOOGUE O’BRIEN GEORGE TRAFFIC LAWYERS, Level 5 221 queen St, Melbourne Vic 3000, Ph: (03) 9670 5111, Fax: (03) 9351 1566, www.traffic-lawyers-melbourne.com.au

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Driving disqualified doogueo briengeorge

CULPABLE DRIVING

  • Driving Disqualified - DOOGUEO’BRIENGEORGE


About doogue o brien george

About Doogue O’Brien George

  • Doogue O’Brien George is one of Victoria’s largest defence firms.

  • Established in 1995, partners Bill Doogue and Conor O’Brien were both acting for the Aboriginal Legal Service in the early 1990s as criminal lawyers when they decided to start a firm that specialized in criminal law.

  • There are many areas of law. There are many lawyers who practice across various areas including family law, personal injury law, conveyancing, and property law.


Culpable driving

culpable driving

Driving Disqualifiedcausing death is an extremely serious offence if you are found guilty you serve a lengthy prison term. This type of charge is heard in the County Court.

This charge is generally laid in situations where a person, by the culpable driving of a motor vehicle, causes the death of another person. A person drives a motor vehicle culpably if they drive the motor vehicle is driven in a form listed in the section.

In essence to prove this charge the Prosecutor must prove that the accused drove a motor vehicle, and was the driver of the motor vehicle which was driven culpably in a form listed in the section.


Possible defenses

possible defenses

  • Honest and Reasonable Mistake of Belief

  • Necessity

  • Impossibility

  • Lack of Intent

  • Charges are Statute Barred

  • Intoxication

  • Sudden or Extraordinary Emergency

  • Factual Dispute/Beyond Reasonable Doubt


How can we help you

How Can we help you?

  • Know what the court can take into account to reduce disqualification periods.

  • Know all the law about sentencing law and can make submissions to your advantage.

  • Understand what a Magistrate does not want to hear and will not say things that are likely to anger the magistrate and make things worse.

  • Know what it is the Court wants to hear and can make really useful submissions directed to those topics and issues


Contact us

contact us

DOOGUE O’BRIEN GEORGE TRAFFIC LAWYERS

Melbourne

Lvl 5 221 Queen StMelbourne, VIC 3000Ph: (03) 9670 5111Fax: (03) 9351 1566

Visit: Traffic-lawyers-melbourne.com.au


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