When there is little doubt that you have committed the offence; such as being caught red-handed or when you have made admissions to police, sometimes the best course of action is to plead guilty.
Melinda will be able to provide you advice about whether you should plead guilty to some or all of the charges. Often, an early plea of guilty can have a better outcome than delaying the case as an early plea of guilty entitles you to a discount, you show the Court that you have remorse and you save the community time and money by getting the case over and done with.
However, pleas of guilty can be very complex and there is a large amount of law surrounding how they should be prepared and argued. Having an expert criminal law specialist appear on a plea will get you the best possible outcome as they will be able to address the Court on all the relevant factors that should be taken into account on your behalf.
Melinda is experienced in representing accused in all kinds of matters in the Magistrates, County and Supreme Courts. Melinda has a very strong working relationship with many prosecutors built on mutual respect. This allows Melinda to negotiate the best outcomes for her clients in every case including getting some charges dropped in exchange for pleas to other, lesser charges.
Often the difference between a custodial vs non-custodial sentence comes down to the competency of the lawyer, so make sure you engage a criminal law specialist to act on your behalf.
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