Because of social distancing personal attendance in court for an accused and their legal representative is in issue. The Magistrate Courts seem to have left it to the legal profession to determine whether lawyers appear in court in person or by audio/...

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Cardinal George Pell will be freed from Barwon Prison today after the High Court quashed his convictions and judgements of acquittal entered finding that: “a significant possibility that an innocent person has been convicted because the evidence did not establish guilt to the requisite standard o...

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We have received a number of calls from people wanting to leave Perth to go to country areas but afraid they may be stopped by authorities. In one case the caller had been removed from the place of abode in a country town three weeks ago due to an interim (72 hour) VRO. The c...

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If you are charged with a criminal offence do not see Covid-19 as a reason to not contact a lawyer for help. After helping clients living away from Perth we have developed long-standing telephone and email protocols to deal with clients and attend to the ongoing management of a criminal matter a...

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Covid-19 has taken the World by storm. Overnight Victoria and South Australia declared a state of emergency and this morning so did Western Australia. In WA, Public Health Emergency powers are set out in the Emergency Management Act 2005 and Part 12 of the Health Act 2016. More particularly, un...

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Harvey Weinstein was convicted by a jury of two counts and acquitted on the more serious charge involving predatory behaviour. As to be expected his trial lawyers have announced that they will mount an appeal in the hope that an appeal court will agree with the defence that the evidence upon whi...

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A warning to anyone showing intimate pictures of someone else to another under WA laws. The “test” for what is considered as “intimate” and more importantly what is considered “distribution” including the circumstances of the alleged offending fails the imagination. The case of Detective Senior ...

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Cannabis is now LEGAL in Canberra. Legislation took effect today allowing a person to grow up to 2 plants and possess up to 9 grams of cannabis. It pays to remember that this is the result of ACT legislative changes and not Commonwealth legislation. Therefore the changes allowing growing and pos...

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Japan recently carried out the death penalty by hanging a Chinese national convicted of the murder of a local family in 2003. Japan currently has 100 prisoners on death row of which 13 members of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult. It might seem rather bizarre that here we are approaching 2020 and c...

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2 months ago
We needed help on a long weekend, Marc was incredibly helpful, knowledgeable and compassionate. He answered all my questions with great patience. I would highly recommend Marc to any potential clients. A big thank you is well deserved.
- Richard J
3 months ago
One of the most honest law firms I have ever come across. They present themselves in the highest professional manor I have ever seen. Top class lawyers, recommended 100%. wouldn't choose anyone else for further legal issues.
3 months ago
I spoke to Marc on the phone about a pressing criminal matter and he offered me some great advice. I'll definitely be contacting him first for any future issues.
- David B

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Our criminal lawyers are here to listen to your legal problem and provide you with legal advice.  We are here to give you expert legal representation and in the process give you peace of mind. Dr Marc Saupin and Natalie Saupin make a formidable team.  Unlike a lot of criminal law firms we meet with you prepare you for court and represent you in court whether it is a trial or plea in mitigation. A lot of lawyers brief independent barristers which means you can lose continuity of communication with your legal representatives. With his vast court experience, Marc conducts the trials and with her impressive legal analytical skills Natalie is Marc's instructing solicitor preparing for your trial or plea in mitigation, analysing the laws relevant to your case, negotiating with the DPP or Police and generally making sure that you are fully informed every step along the way.  In other words, you get a one-stop-legal shop when you retain our firm. Don't hesitate to call Marc on 0422656589 or Natalie on 04111 85071 for a no-obligation no cost consultation over the telephone.

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