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Category: Criminal Lawyer

Criminal Assets Confiscation – Can I lose my home?

In 2015, the Attorney General John Rau introduced the Criminal Assets Confiscation (Prescribed Drug Offenders) Amendment Bill to parliament. The bill gives the Prosecution unprecedented power to pursue, seize and have forfeited the assets of repeat and high-level drug offenders. As the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 presently stands, if a person is charged with… Read more »

Consecutive Recommendations as a Leading Criminal Law Firm

Williams recognised as a leading Criminal Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide 2017 Williams Barristers and Solicitors has again been recommended in Doyles Guide.  This publication provides a guide to the best lawyers, law firms and barristers in Australia.  Listing is determined by initial online peer-based surveys as well as extensive telephone and faced to face interviews with… Read more »

Youth Offences Tried and Sentenced as Adults

It is reported that Attorney-General John Rau has announced new laws are to be introduced to sentence juveniles as adults for serious offending.   These changes will be soon introduced to State Parliament and could be passed through the Lower House in late September. Mr Rau said “the current arrangement, where juveniles can be tried in adult… Read more »

Do You Understand the Penalties for Drink Driving and Drug Driving?

Having some of the most skilled drink driving lawyers and drug driving lawyers in South Australia, Williams Legal is able to help you with even the most complex of cases. However, not many people understand the different offences and penalties that exist. It is important to remember that there are actually 3 different offences –… Read more »

New Firearms Legislation for South Australia

From 1 July 2017 the new Firearms Act 2015 and Firearms Regulations 2017 Legislation become law in South Australia. The principles underlying these firearms legislation changes are the need to improve public safety through the promotion of safe and responsible storage and transport of firearms and ammunition.  It is important that every licensee or applicant is… Read more »

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