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Criminal Lawyers Townsville

We Are Here To Serve You

Whatever you do, do not talk to the police before you talk to our team of Townsville criminal lawyers.

Navigating the criminal justice system is a daunting and frightening experience for many people and even minor issues can have serious consequences if you don’t get the right help.

Our dedicated and collaborative team of Townsville criminal lawyers will listen to your side of the story and make sure your interests are represented throughout every step of the process.

We’ll see that your side of things gets a full and fair hearing and that any personal circumstances, which explain what happened, are brought to the attention of the right people.

We also, wherever possible, help take the stress out of being involved in a criminal matter by telling you how much our fees will cost.

We are the only firm in Queensland which posts its criminal law prices up-front and on its website.

The prices below will apply to many legal matters, however, in some cases the nature of the offence or the complexity of the charges will increase the fees.

We’ll Take Care of You

Facing police officers on your own is not something we recommend. When your emotions are in turmoil, it’s easy to forget that you have a legal right to remain silent and get tricked into answering questions which may be used against you in court. Having a criminal lawyer by your side gives you time to clear your head and get your story straight.

Our experienced criminal lawyers in Townsville have your best interests at heart and will provide you with no-nonsense advice and assistance in your criminal matter. Whether you’re trying to avoid a criminal conviction record or facing a term of imprisonment, our lawyers take a personal approach to your situation and focus on achieving the best outcome for you.

We understand that this is an anxious and worrying time which is why we strive to take away some of the stress by providing up-front fixed fee criminal law prices wherever possible, so you’re not faced with a nasty shock when you come to pay.

Our Services

Whether you’re pleading guilty or not guilty, our criminal lawyers in Townsville will be happy to represent you. When you choose Strategic Lawyers, you’ll benefit from our broad knowledge of criminal law in Queensland. As well as attending police stations and correctional facilities, we regularly represent our clients in court and can assist you with all matters relating to:

  • Traffic offences, work licenses, special hardship orders
  • Criminal charges
  • Domestic Violence
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Bail Applications
  • Mental Health Applications
  • Sentence Hearings
  • Appeals

Being charged with a criminal offence is one of the most terrifying experiences that anyone has to face. Try not to worry, we’ll be with you every step of the way. From managing your case and negotiating on your behalf to providing strong legal representation for you in court, we’ve got your back. We’ll ensure that you’re involved in your case and kept fully updated as your criminal matter progresses through court.

Our experienced criminal lawyers in Townsville are empathetic, highly experienced and determined to get you the best result available.

We’ll manage your case effectively and organise all the legal issues, well before your court appearance. In fact, if there’s a chance of settling your matter without the need to go to court, we’ll seize it. Not only does this significantly reduce costs but it gets you the best result too.

If you need criminal lawyers in Townsville to represent you, then we strongly recommend you contact our friendly team as quickly as possible to organise an initial consultation. Give us a call or book online today to find out more about the law in Queensland and how we can help you or a loved one.

When you need a lawyer to be your voice, Strategic Lawyers are here to fight your corner.

Why Are We The Best?

✓ Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a superior client experience through the use of dynamic strategies which achieve life changing outcomes.

✓ Our Vision Statement

Our vision is to make clients lives better.

✓ Our Service Guarantee

Our service guarantee is to provide clients with 5-star service.

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We are a unique and innovative Law Firm with a desire for exceptional results and quality, all at a Fixed-Fee, no hidden costs or bills.

Q & A

Fees associated with the defence of criminal charges in Australia can vary widely. The reason for this variation stems from what the lawyer has been instructed to do. For example, a criminal trial lasting several days (where a person has pleaded not guilty to their charges) will cost much more than a simple plea of guilty and sentence for a minor traffic matter.

The two main types of criminal lawyers are solicitors and barristers. Barristers are a special type of lawyer who specialise in advocacy and speaking in court. They will often take on the more complex and serious criminal matters that are heard in the higher courts (such as the District and Supreme Court, as well as the Court of Appeal). Solicitors can appear in court too, they tend to specialise in matters in the lower courts (like the Magistrates Court).
Criminal lawyers deal with criminal charges brought against people by the state, usually by the Police. Civil lawyers deal with disputes between people and/or companies, but not between people and the state. Civil lawyers deal with family law disputes, personal injuries claims, et cetera. They also handle transactional matters like purchasing businesses and properties.
Lawyers have a specific skill set which takes years of training and experience to develop.

Lawyers are ethically prohibited from misleading courts, their clients, and other lawyers.

Family law, criminal law, personal injuries law, commercial law.
If they practice in criminal defence, they are called criminal defence lawyers. If they work in prosecuting people who have been charged with criminal offences, they are called prosecutors.
Criminal defence lawyers ensure that evidence put forward by the prosecution is sufficient to support the charge that has been brought against their client. If not, they contest the charge. Criminal defence lawyers also try to put forward defences to the offences their clients have been charged with. If the charge can not successfully be contested, they assist their client in entering a guilty plea and ensuring that their client does not receive an excessive sentence.
A criminal lawyer is a lawyer who specialises in the area of criminal law. They also have to have strong knowledge of evidence law.

A few Reasons Why We are one of

Townsville's Most Effective Law Firms

We believe you are here for a reason. And that reason is to ensure you get the best legal help possible, at the best possible price.

Here at Strategic Lawyers Townsville we’re experts in striking good bargains, but the most important bargain for us, is the one we strike with our clients.

Our offer is simple. We’ll ensure you know what’s going on. We’ll advise you on your best interests and we’ll never give up on your cause.

This means together we’ll reach the best outcome possible. Our people live in this community and we’ve been here a good while.

As such we know how important it is not only that you leave here satisfied but that you’ll recommend us. Call us now on 13 14 LAW and speak to a lawyer about your case.

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45 Five Star Reviews and counting

Bella, 2021

I had received a very professional service from Strategic Lawyers throughout my case. Lawyers were proficient, efficient and addressed all matters promptly in a courteous manner

Bella, 2021

Spencer, 2021

The experience was not only professional but also full of empathy and care.

Spencer, 2021

Daisy, 2021

All Lawyers were fantastic to deal with from start to finish. All-in-all it was a great experience

Daisy, 2021

Lisa, 2021

During a difficult time in my life, I engaged Strategic Lawyers who were very professional and as a result, my life has changed and I can now move on. I highly recommend Strategic Lawyers.

Lisa, 2021

Damien, 2021

I would highly recommend using Strategic Lawyers. They represented me in my case and I felt like I had the best team in my corner

Damien, 2021

Kym, 2021

Sometimes life presents you with a momentous challenge, one which requires you to seek Legal Counsel. Strategic treated me with kindness and gave me the strength to keep fighting, even when I felt I didn’t have much control over the situation.

Kym, 2021

Emma, 2021

Very friendly and professional. Highly recommended

Emma, 2021

Masilu, 2021

We chose strategic lawyers to handle the purchase of our investment property based on online reviews. Based on our experience, Strategic law firm act with integrity ,honesty and high level of professionalism.

Masilu, 2021

Glen, 2021

I had a good experience with strategic, I felt looked after in a professional and caring manner, I felt as if the team at strategic really had my best interests at heart, and did their utmost to get me a good result.

Glen, 2021

Judith, 2021

From the first meeting with Lawyers we felt at ease and comfortable with engaging them to provide Legal advice to us

Judith, 2021

Lucyanne – 2021

Strategic made me feel extremely reassured and calm through the whole process from the first phone call, meeting and in court I was looked after I’m a very professional manner

Lucyanne, 2021

Tammie Cant, 2018

Strategic Lawyers was recommended to me by a close friend and I was extremely happy with my experience. I first met with Justin to discuss my family law matter then I began to also work with Rob. Both gentlemen were extremely professional, thorough and supportive in their roles, keeping me constantly updated on the progress of my matter. I would recommend Strategic Lawyers to everyone requiring assistance with family law matters. Thank you to the team at Strategic Lawyers 🙂

Tammie Cant, 2018

Jody Ludbrook

I actually swapped over to Strategic Lawyers after not being satisfied elsewhere. The difference was like night and day. Strategic Lawyers kept me updated which dropped my stress levels.They explained things clearly.They are Professional and efficient. They got the best outcome for me-which I didn’t dare to even think was possible! I recommend them highly-in fact I will never use anyone else again. Thank you Strategic Lawyers Townsville.

Jody Ludbrook

Tim Lorger, Local Guide, 2017

Best in town

Tim Lorger, Local Guide, 2017

Jerry Manson, 2018

would highly recommend using Strategic Lawyers if you need representation in Townsville. I was represented by Anthony Sturgeon, and from the first consult till the closing case I felt comfortable and guided through the whole journey. My case was a criminal matter and having had no prior encounters of this nature I was very overwhelmed by the situation. Anthony is very professional and attentive to all your needs, especially when dealing with the law for the first time. Thanks to everyone at the firm.

Jerry Manson, 2018

Ryan Coleridge, 2018

A sincere thank you to Steve Hodgson and Justin Ireland for their hard work and professionalism during a difficult period. They not only allayed my concerns but were able to obtain an outcome beyond my expectations. I highly recommend them to anyone seeking legal advice.

Ryan Coleridge, 2018

Donnie Jones, 2018

Ben Watt and the team at Strategic Lawyers, went above and beyond to help my son and I. As such we were rewarded with a positive outcome. Can’t thank the team enough for their time, attention to detail and most of all their concern for our matter. Excellent service provided by all.

Donnie Jones, 2018

Jason Jackson, 2018

If you want a team of lawyers totally committed to your case, look no further. Their track record is great. They always get good outcomes for me and I always feel like I have great legal representation with them. They definitely communicate with me better than other law firms out there, and they take the time to listen to what I have to say and for me to get my story out in full. They’re not just interested in a pay check – they definitely care about me, my case, and my success. I definitely highly recommend these guys as they always achieve great results for me no matter what the case.

Jason Jackson, 2018

Sarah Myers, 2017

If you want someone to really fight for you, then look no further. I chose Strategic Lawyers because of their Fixed Prices, their friendly team and their passion. They were the bulldog in my corner when I needed it most. They won the case for me. I highly recommend them!

Sarah Myers, 2017

David Luke, 2019

Very professional and compassionate. From the first consultation I could tell they genuinely cared about me and my situation. Their communication was outstanding. The best law firm I’ve ever dealt with.

David Luke, 2019

Val Waszkiewicz, 2018

I think the fix fee is brilliant. No nasty surprises at payment time. The staff are friendly and very helpful and speak in a language that you can understand clearly. I would recommend their services to anyone

Val Waszkiewicz, 2018

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