Criminal Law

RELEVANT CONTACT(S)

TRENT PETHERICK
DEEARNAH

AREAS OF CRIMINAL LAW

CONTACT

Phone:  08 9535 4604

Fax:  08 9535 4603

If you’ve been charged with a criminal or traffic offence you don’t have to face it alone. The outcome of your Court case might be life changing, so give yourself the best possible chance with one of our traffic lawyers or criminal defence lawyers.

We will advise you of your rights, get you ready for your Court appearance and explain the Court procedures so you understand what’s happening. In Court we’ll defend your case clearly and strongly to give you the best possible outcome. We regularly appear in the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court of Western Australia.

As a client of Petherick Cottrell, you will be benefited by our wealth of knowledge and professional experience as we protect and actively advance your interests in all areas of law.

Why choose Petherick Cottrell as your lawyer?

  • The team at Petherick Cottrell is made up of lawyers who have significant experience in top tier law firms meaning we can provide top level, quality advice at local, competitive prices;

  • All of our lawyers are based in Mandurah, meaning you do not need to go to Perth (or pay Perth-level fees) for quality legal advice;

  • Our experience means that no matter is too hard or complex;

  • Our lawyers are friendly, approachable and professional. 

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

If you’ve been charged with a criminal or traffic offence you don’t have to face it alone. The outcome of your Court case might be life changing, so give yourself the best possible chance with one of our traffic lawyers or criminal defence lawyers.
 We will advise you of your rights, get you ready for your Court appearance and explain the Court procedures so you understand what’s happening. In Court we’ll defend your case clearly and strongly to give you the best possible outcome. We regularly appear in the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court of Western Australia.

We are well qualified and experienced to represent you successfully in all areas of criminal law, including:

  • Traffic and vehicle offences – drink driving, disqualified/suspended driving, and licence offences

  • Assault –  common assault, serious assaults, woundings, and stalking

  • Breaches of court orders, resist/hinder police

  • Theft – stealing, receiving or handling the proceeds of crime, theft of intellectual property

  • Illicit drug offences – possession, cultivation or dealing in illicit drugs

  • Disorderly conduct, riot and affray, liquor and tobacco offences, and threatening behaviour

  • Fraud offences – obtaining benefit by deception, forgery of documents, dishonest conversion

  • Property damage – graffiti, fire and explosion

  • Prohibited weapons – misuse, unlawfully obtain or possess a prohibited weapon or explosive

  • Sexual assault – aggravated sexual assault, child pornography

  • Robbery, blackmail & extortion

  • Homicide – murder, attempted murder, manslaughter

 

Worried about the likely penalty? Ready to get some common sense legal advice? Contact us to talk to one of our traffic or criminal lawyers.

Children's Court

Children's Court

Petherick Cottrell Lawyers can provide representation and assistance in the Children’s Court of Western Australia for the following matters:

  • Matters relating to the care and protection of both children and young people

  • Criminal matters involving children and young people.

 

Our advice is practical and delivered in plain English so that children, young people, parents and guardians can all understand what is required and likely to happen at Court.