Magistrates’ Court Representation

If you have been charged with a summary offence, or any offence that can be heard and determined in the Magistrates Court, you should immediately contact Velos Criminal Lawyers.  The Magistrates Court deals with both minor and some serious offences. These can be street offences such as offensive behaviour, drunkeness, traffic matters and even burglary and theft offences. In addition to representing you for any charges we can also assist you in Bail Applications to ensure you are adequately represented in the application for Bail if this is an issue.

Standing in the Magistrates on your own or with inexperienced legal representation can lead to custodial dispositions or hefty fines. It is imperative you get professional, experienced and cost effective representation. Velos Criminal Lawyers have had over 35 years of experience assisting our clients in the Magistrates Court arena and can certainly assist you in any criminal or even traffic matter you may be involved in. Give us a call!

Melbourne and Victoria Wide Based Criminal advice Attendance

Criminal Law is complex and Velos Criminal Lawyers can help you in any situation you may find yourself involving criminal issues. Rather than a no frills online solution, we offer tailored Legal advice specific to your legal, and financial position at a very affordable price. Our expertise can help you save on costs, position yourself for better understanding of your situation.

Offences heard in the Magistrates Court

If you find yourself involved with the police and are charged with any of the offences listed below and you require expert legal advise then look no further than Velos Criminal Lawyers.  We will provide initial advice  and steer you in the right direction regarding your matter. We have extensive knowledge in Criminal Law and can assist you at the point of police interview if required.

Summary Offences

  • traffic offences (as an example, unlicensed, suspended or disqualified driving, drink driving, careless driving)
  • wilful damage offences including graffiti
  • minor assaults
  • offensive behaviour
  • domestic family violence matters
  • drug possession and use


Indictable Offences (Triable Summarily)

The Magistrates’ Court can hear more serious offences rather than hear them in the higher courts. This is called Indictable Offences Triable Summarily and will depend primarily on the extent of the seriousness and whether the accused consents to hearing the matter in the lower court. Examples of these offences include:

  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Aggravated Burglary
  • Deception
  • Serious traffic matters
  • Drug Trafficking


If you have been charged with any of the offences listed above or any other offence you need to contact us urgently!

Our Criminal Services

Police Interviews

Should the need arise we can attend a police station to assist you in the interview process. It is important that you are adequately represented at the initial stages of apprehension to ensure you get fair treatment and know what to say to the police under these circumstances.

With our help, you can avoid the common legal pitfalls that many face and save yourself considerable money, time, and stress. 

Attending the various courts.

We can help you by attending the various courts from the Childrens’ Court right through to the Supreme Courts. Over 35 years court of experience have enabled us to totally grasp the court process, rules of evidence and provide our valued clientele with full representation, advice and guidance.

Or do you just need advice?

Even if you are in the initial stage of your matter, speak to us and get advice from the experts about how this will impact you. Legal details can be complex, and the risks associated with these legal obligations are important to understand.

We Simplify the Entire Process

With our expert help, handling criminal matter is easy to us. transfers are easy. So rather than risk costly mistakes, speak to us today about any criminal matter you may be experiencing.

We help you by: 

  • Giving you advice specific to your circumstances
  • Attending police interviews
  • Taking full instruction on your case
  • Liaising with the police
  • Attending pre court meetings / hearings
  • Representing you at any forthcoming court hearings

Velos & Velos Criminal Lawyers has experience in all the courts of the land including;

  • Magistrates’ Court
  • County Court
  • Supreme Court
  • Childrens’ Court
  • VCAT
  • Federal Court

Generally, a lawyer is best suited to helping guide you through the risks, legal obligations and your rights.

Let Velos Criminal Lawyers help your should you need expert Criminal Law advise and representation.

Contact us today

If you are facing criminal charges or even serious traffic charges, speak to us as soon as possible so that we can advice you and adequately prepare you for the range of legal matters that you will need to consider.

We are ready and able to provide advice, appear and also brief experienced Expert Counsel on an urgent basis to attend in order to best defend, safeguard and advance the rights and interests of our clients.