Breaching Offences in Western Australia
Breach offences occur when an individual acts in a way contrary to a court order, such as a violence restraining order or conditions placed on the individual by a statutory authority, such as breach of bail.
Police are quick to act when notified that a person has breached a court order or condition imposed by a statutory authority. Courts see a breach offence particularly seriously. Not all alleged breaches are however, breach offences. Persons controlled by say bail conditions may involuntarily breach bail by failing to turn up to court when they were in fact hospitalised.
Alleged breaches – get legal advice quickly
Whatever your circumstances, if it is alleged that you have breached an order or condition it is vitally important that you get legal advice quickly from an experienced and competent criminal lawyer. Some of the more common breach offences dealt with routinely by criminal law firm include:
- Breach of bail;
- Breach of parole;
- Breach of a violence restraining order;
- Breach of a suspended term of imprisonment; and
- Breach of community based orders/intensive supervision orders.
Have you been charged with a breaching offence?
If you are charged with a breaching offence or you suspect you may have breached an order or condition imposed on you, then call us on 0422 656 589 to make an appointment with one of our experienced lawyers to discuss your case.
The above represents information only and is not to be taken as providing legal advice. It is purposely written in non-technical legal language in order to be understood by a wide audience of people from all types of backgrounds. If you want to know more about this topic you are advised to contact us or call one of our criminal lawyers directly on 0422 656 589, or speak to a criminal lawyer of your choosing.