Criminal Lawyer Batemans Bay

Criminal Lawyer Batemans Bay

Douglass & Ford is your local criminal law expert. We work with clients all across the Shoalhaven including Batemans Bay. Our staff are here to help with strategic advice, legal expertise and a calming presence. We completely understand how frightening it is to be charged with a criminal offence. Trying to navigate the legal system unaided is extremely difficult and usually doesn’t result in a good outcome. You need professional legal representation to the right advice for your unique set of circumstances. 

We can help with all criminal law matters from minor drug possession charges to the most serious criminal offences. Our principal, Brett Ford, is a former police officer and prosecutor who switched to practising criminal law defence in 2010. This background gives him a unique perspective on the cases he handles and helps achieve the best possible outcome for you. Brett represents clients in court on a daily basis and has experience defending almost every type of offence.

Criminal Law Specialist Batemans Bay

Douglass & Ford can represent you before Local Courts, District Courts and the Supreme Court in NSW. Most criminal cases are finalised in the Local Court. Committal proceedings are also carried out in the Local Court to decide whether indictable offences will be referred to the District and Supreme Court for trial or sentence. The District Court is a trial court and also hears appeals. The Supreme Court is the highest court in NSW and handles the most serious criminal offences.

  • Domestic Violence Complaints
  • Breach of AVO
  • Drink Driving
  • Drug Charges
  • Sex Offences
  • Assault Charges
  • Bail Applications
  • Centrelink Fraud
  • Drug Driving Offences
  • Disqualified Driving
  • Break and Enter
  • Firearms Offences
  • Murder and Manslaughter
  • Tax Fraud
  • Stealing/Larceny Offences
  • Public Order Offences

If you need a criminal lawyer in Batemans Bay, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.We are here to help you through this stressful time.