Fixed Fees – Criminal & Traffic Cases

Fixed fees for criminal cases and driving cases provides transparency and comfort, allowing you to know exactly how much your case will cost.

The fixed fees below are structured in a way to allow our team of senior defence lawyers to work closely on your case with absolute dedication, with no compromise on quality in the preparation and court representation for your case.

See below fixed fees for criminal and traffic cases.

PLEADING GUILTY FIXED FEE

All preparation work, conferences, and a full day in court by an experienced lawyer:

  • $1,650 (incl. GST) for courts in or near Sydney
  • $2,200 (incl. GST) for courts outside Sydney Plus travel disbursement if necessary

PLEADING NOT GUILTY FIXED FEE

For non-complex local court hearings, including most assault, drug and driving charges:

  • $3,300 (incl. GST) for courts in or near Sydney
  • $4,400 (incl. GST) for courts outside Sydney Plus travel disbursement if necessary

This fee includes 2 court dates, consisting of a first court date called a ‘mention’, all preparation work, conferences, & your hearing date in court by an experienced lawyer.

Your experienced lawyer will explain this to you again in your free 1st consult.

LOCAL AND DISTRICT COURT BAIL APPLICATIONS

All preparation work, conferences & a full day in court for a bail application by an experienced lawyer:

  • $1,650 (incl. GST) for courts in or near Sydney
  • $2,200 (incl. GST) for courts outside Sydney Plus travel disbursement if necessary
  • $2,200 (incl. GST) for weekend bail applications in or near Sydney

SUPREME COURT BAIL APPLICATIONS

All preparation work, conferences, and 2 court dates (includes a first court date called a ‘mention’ and a hearing date) for a Supreme Court Bail application by an experienced lawyer:

  • $4,400 (incl. GST)

APPEALS TO THE DISTRICT COURT

All preparation work, conferences and a full day in court by an experienced lawyer for severity appeal:

  • $2,750 (incl. GST) for court in or near Sydney
  • $3,300 (incl. GST) for courts outside Sydney, plus travel disbursement if necessary

 

All preparation work, conferences and 2 court dates (includes a first court date called a ‘mention’ and a hearing date) by an experienced lawyer for conviction or all grounds appeal:

  • $4,400 (incl. GST) for courts in or near Sydney.
  • Plus travel disbursement for courts outside Sydney if necessary

MENTAL HEALTH DEFENCE

  • $3,300 (incl. GST)
    Plus travel disbursement for courts outside Sydney if necessary

This fee includes, all preparation work, conferences, briefing an expert psychiatrist or psychologist, including the first court date (called a ‘mention’), plus a full day in court by an experienced lawyer for a mental health application to have your case dismissed due to mental health.

DRIVER LICENCE APPEALS

  • $1650 (incl. GST) for courts in or near Sydney
    Plus travel disbursement for courts outside Sydney if necessary

This fee includes, all preparation work, conferences, and one full day in court by an experienced Lawyer for Driver Licence Appeals.

QUASHING HABITUAL OFFENDER DECLARATIONS

  • $1,650 (incl. GST) for court in or near Sydney
    Plus travel disbursement for courts outside Sydney if necessary

This fee includes, all preparation, conferences, and a full day in court by an experienced lawyer for quashing Habitual Offender Declarations.

ATTENDING POLICE STATION WITH YOU

  • $660 (incl. GST) for police stations in or near Sydney
    Plus travel disbursement for police stations outside Sydney if necessary

This fee includes, an experienced lawyer attending police station during arrest, questioning and charge process. It includes negotiations with police regarding bail.

VISITING A PRISON FOR CONSULTATION

An experienced lawyer attending prison for consultation:

  • $660 (incl. GST) for prisons in or near Sydney (including Silverwater MRRC, Long Bay, Mulawa, and Parklea)
    Plus travel disbursement for prisons outside Sydney

Further fees and additional court dates may be required depending on the complexity of your case. Your experienced lawyer will advise you of this in your free 1st consult if this applies to your case. Usual fee for each additional court date for ‘mention’ is $825.

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