Doogue + George Defence Lawyers

Criminal Defense Law Firm in Melbourne, Australia

Doogue + George Defence Lawyers

Level 5, 221 Queen Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Australia

Phone+61 (3) 9670- 5111

Website www.criminal-lawyers.com.au
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Other Offices: Sunshine, VIC  

Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Overview

Doogue + George is a criminal defense firm with offices in Melbourne and Sunshine, Australia.
Areas of law include white collar/corporate and financial crimes such as insider trading, large fraud allegations, ASIC charges, bribery, and money laundering as well as drink and drug driving, other driving offenses, and other jury trial matters.

Among the firm’s 18 lawyers, seven are Law Institute Accredited Specialist Criminal Lawyers. These lawyers have at least 5 years of experience in criminal law (some have decades) and have undergone specialist exams. All of the lawyers have been involved collectively in hundreds of jury trials and many thousands of other cases, including high profile cases involving people in the media, high-interest matters, and politicians.

Doogue + George offers clients support and helps them navigate complex criminal and regulatory problems while pursuing the best results when they have been accused of wrongdoing.


Year this Office was Established: 1999

Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Areas of Law




Additional Areas of Law: Corporate Crime; Driving Law.


Lawyers

Bill Doogue Mr. Bill Doogue
Lawyer
Criminal Law


Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Affiliations

  • Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialists
  • Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance

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Articles Published by Doogue + George Defence Lawyers

 Blackmail in Australia: When Is a Person Guilty?

The charge of Blackmail is usually laid when someone tries to force another person to do something by threatening them.

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 The Offence of Possession of Tablet Press in Victoria, Australia

'Possession of a "Tablet Press" is an offence contrary to s 71C of the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 (the Act).

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 Common Assault in Victoria, Australia

Common Assault is a criminal offence made against a person who unlawfully assault or physically beats another person.

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 What Is the Law for Burglary in Victoria, Australia?

Burglary is the entry into a building or part of a building by a person as a trespasser. Under the criminal laws of Victoria, Australia, the definition of Burglary also includes the intention to:

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 Supply of Drug of Dependence to a Child in Australia

This charge applies to two kinds of situation. The first is when a person is accused of supplying a drug of dependence to a child to pass onto another person. The second is when an adult supplies a drug of dependence to a child for the latter to use.

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 The Offence of Setting Traps to Kill in Victoria, Australia

Setting traps to kill is an unusual offence that is rarely heard before the courts. It will likely result in a prison term if an accused is found guilty.

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 Australia: Falsification of Documents

Falsification of documents is when documents are forged in order to get someone else to do something.

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 The Law in Australia for Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence

'Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence' is an offence contrary to s 71AC of the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 (the Act).

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 Reckless Conduct Endangering Life in Victoria, Australia

Reckless Conduct Endangering Life is a very serious offence that is laid in situations where a person recklessly engages in conduct that places, or may place, another person in danger of death without lawful excuse.

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 Australia: When Is a Person Guilty of "Obstruction of Commissioner or an Authorised Officer"?

This charge is generally laid in situations where a person or corporation hinders or obstructs the Tax Department, or fails to provide information when requested.

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 Obtaining Drugs of Dependence by False Representation: The Law in Victoria, Australia

This charge is generally laid in situations where a person knowingly, by false representation, obtains or attempts to obtain a drug of dependence from a person authorised by or licensed under this Act to possess, manufacture, sell or supply the drug of dependence.

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 Kidnapping in Victoria, Australia

Kidnapping is a charge made against a person who took someone else away or detained them. The accused must have had the intention to get a payment (ransom) for releasing the person. Or the accused may have detained the person to gain an advantage for themselves or someone else.

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 The Law for Theft in Victoria, Australia

For many people theft might conjure an image of somebody taking something from a store, stealing a car or taking someone else’s bag when they are not looking. While these may be examples of theft and ways the offence is often carried out, theft can be a complex offence and can occur in much less obvious circumstances.

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 Elements of Use of a Drug of Dependence in Victoria, Australia

'Use a Drug of Dependence' is an offence contrary to section 75 of the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 (the Act).

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 Aggravated Assault in Victoria, Australia

Aggravated Assault is used by the Police when an assault takes place in ‘aggravated’ circumstances such as when another person is present, or when kicking or a weapon is used.

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 Assault with Intent to Commit a Sexual Offence in Victoria, Australia

Assault with Intent to Commit a Sexual Offence is used when the police allege that you have assaulted another person with the intention of forcing them into a sexual act.

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 Australia: Abduction of a Child Under the Age of 16 for a Sexual Purpose

Abduction of a Child Under the Age of 16 for a Sexual Purpose is a criminal charge made when the Police think that you have taken a young person somewhere without them agreeing to it with the intention of performing a sexual act with them.

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 Documents Where Duplicity May Arise in Australia

After being charged, an offender will be served with a charge sheet outlining the particulars of the crimes alleged. If it is a more serious crime, these allegations will also be detailed in an ‘indictment’ drafted by the prosecution.

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 Australia: Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry

It is interesting to reflect now on how this Royal Commission will proceed and on what lessons can be learnt from the recent Royal Commissions. What follows is not a legal opinion but really just my musings on some of the issues that arise.

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 Failure to Comply with Requirements Under Taxation Law in Victoria

In Australia, failure to comply with taxation laws can lead to a Commonwealth criminal charge. What happens if you are found guilty and what penalty can you receive? Know the law for this offense and what you should do if you are charged.

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 Breach of Intervention Order or Family Violence Order in Victoria

Breaching an intervention order? If you live in the state of Victoria (Australia), breaching a condition of an intervention order could land you in prison for more than a year. So, how do you fight the breaching intervention order charges in Court? Read on to know the possible defenses.

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 Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or of Any Drug (DUI) in Victoria, Australia

Charged with a DUI? What consequences are you likely to face if found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs while driving? Learn about the criminal law for this traffic offense and get advice from an expert about how to deal with the charge in Court.

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 Failing to Comply with Reporting Conditions (Sex Offender Registry) in Victoria, Australia

Are you listed on Victoria’s (Australia) sex offender registry? If you fail to comply with any of the reporting conditions, you will be charged with a criminal offense. Find out the law for this charge and know what exemptions are being accepted by Courts.

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 Culpable Driving Causing Death in Victoria

Can your driving be considered culpable? What legal consequences are there for culpable driving causing death in Victoria? Learn about the criminal law for this offense – possible penalties, defenses, and what you should do when charged.

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 Bigamy in Victoria, Australia

Having more than one wife or husband in Victoria can lead to you being charged with Bigamy. What are the exact elements of this charge? Find out how the charge is established and defended in Victorian Courts.

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 “Duty of Driver, etc. of Motor Vehicle if Accident Occurs” in Victoria

Got into a car accident? If you were driving a motor vehicle in Victoria when the accident occurred, you could be charged with “Duty of Driver, etc. of Motor Vehicle if Accident Occurs”. Find out the possible legal consequences and the best way to deal with this charge.

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 Careless Driving in Victoria - Australia

When can you be found guilty of careless driving? If you’re in Victoria, this article can help you prepare to face the Court on carelessly driving charges. Learn the legal aspects surrounding the offence of Careless Driving.

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 Extortion with Threats to Destroy Property in Victoria - Australia

When can you be found guilty of Extortion with Threats to Destroy Property? Learn about the Victorian criminal law for this charge – the penalties, criminal defenses, legislation, and the steps you should take when charged with this offense.

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 Recklessly Causing Serious Injury in Victoria - Australia

Do you know the Victorian criminal law for Recklessly Causing Serious Injury? Find out how the charge is established and defended in Victorian Courts.

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 Causing Injury Recklessly in Victoria

Have you been charged with Causing Injury Recklessly in Victoria? Learn more about this charge and how you can defend yourself in Court.

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