Our 37-year-old client, who is both a father and husband works as a self-employed contractor when police charged him with fraud allegation of dishonestly utilising profiled documents to gain property in his possession.
Upon approaching Criminal Defence Lawyers Australia, an appointment was immediately arranged for him to get advice and guidance from our criminal defence lawyer Alex Istifan. Alex carefully listened to our client and provided very practical advice and guidance.
From day one, Alex maintained regular contact with updates and guidance whilst preparing the case. Our client pleaded guilty in court and got our Alex to represent him at the Penrith Local Court before the Presiding Magistrate on the day.
Alex highlighted to the Magistrate our client’s extenuating circumstances, shining light upon his: Loss of work, closure of business, underlying health issues, good character, impact of conviction, remorse, and strong prospects of rehabilitation.
After hearing all submissions and reviewing all carefully prepared evidence the Magistrate on the day agreed with Alex, and dealt with our clients matter by way of a dismissal under section 10 without conviction for the offence. This meant that our client received no fine, no criminal record, and was able to move own with life after an exceptional result.