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Established in 1974, Bennett Carroll Solicitors is well known as one of the largest law firms outside of the Brisbane CBD, with offices in Brisbane North and South, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Our well-balanced practice has over 45 years’ experience in many areas of legal specialty, including family law, commercial law, conveyancing and wills and estate planning.

 

What our clients say...

Your Family law team were fantastic. They got me a great result and looked after my daughter and I while we were in your office. This was a very stressful time for me and your staff were very helpful and understanding. Everyone was extremely friendly and I felt supported me all the way through this matter. Thank you all for your caring attitude you have shown me."

I was treated with the most courtesy and professional respect and the support staff were wonderful. I was extremely impressed with your senior consultant Warren Tegg. He was brilliant and provided me with clear concise instructions. I felt extremely relaxed and comforted in the knowledge my rights were in safe hands."

They explain our options very clearly and deliver exceptional levels of customer service."

Everybody I dealt with gave me total confidence in your firm; you will see me in the future."

Our confidence was quickly gained and if we need any more legal assistance we will come back to you again."

I just wanted to say a BIG thanks to you and your team for a job well done, it was a challenging settlement and you made it go so smooth. We are very grateful to you. I may get back into real estate sales and you will get all my contracts."

Our relationship with Bennett Carroll goes back 20 years. They are people you can trust to do it right."

Well done for caring about your clients."

Thanks a million Guy, you have really shown up for us. Your character is huge."

I will continue to use your services and recommend you to anyone seeking legal advice."

Thanks for a great meeting. I feel lucky to have found such a good solicitor."

Their efforts made a great difference to the outcome of our case. Under difficult circumstances they shone."

It´s hard to get to the city to meet with any professional adviser, but Bennett Carroll come to us."

I wanted to send you a quick note to let you know our experience with your firm using Sharon White assisted by Jami for both the conveyance of the sale of our property followed by the conveyance of the purchase of our new home has been a very positive one. Both ladies were so clear in their communication and absolutely lovely to deal with. They made this whole experience a breeze for us and I am thankful for their great effort."

You have exceeded my expectations and I am totally inspired by the professionalism your company has exhibited on this matter."

Thank you so much for a job well done! I know it must have been challenging for you as it didn't quite go as I'd planned (smoothly). However, I have to say, you made it smooth for us no matter what curve ball was thrown at you! Well done."

 

We were very satisfied with the service we received recently. In fact we are thinking of selling another property ourselves (not via an agent) and will be contacting Bennett Carroll if we decide to proceed.

My dealings were excellent, courteous, kept informed and staff always helpful. I would recommend your company. 

I would like to acknowledge your efforts which been nothing but exceptional, the information provided has been prompt and accurate in regards to our contractual rights and responsibilities.

 

This was our first experience with an external agency as TM clients and Kylie and I were very impressed with the seamless transition and professionalism shown.

I am very appreciative of the service you have provided. The matter has been extremely professionally handled by Bennett Carroll. Regards, Andrew Rex

Thank you so much Sharon, love your work.  Please pass on our sincere appreciation for the great work to Guy and all of your staff that were involved.  Couldn't have gone smoother. Cheers, Mark & Bev

 

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With pride in our ability to tackle all legal cases in a direct, open and systematic  manner achieving positive results.

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3 Best Family Lawyers Top Picks 2019

3 Best Estate Planning Lawyers- Top Picks 2019 

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 Appearing in Court on Police Matters in Queensland- eBook

 

Introduction

Appearing in Court at any time can be daunting and frightening; even more so when you are appearing on a Police matter.

 

Police charges can be “Simple Offences”, or more serious matters called Indictable Offences.

 

Either way, you need to understand what the process is, and the likely outcomes.

 

This booklet is not intended to be a replacement for competent Legal Advice.

We strongly recommend that you seek advice regarding your individual situation, and having a representative in Court is always going to present your situation in a better light, and reduce the possibility of an unintended poor outcome.

 

Having said that, there are times when you may be forced, or may choose to save the cost of having a Lawyer represent you, and there may be times when the charges or the likely penalty, simply don’t justify that cost.

 

 

This booklet is designed to give you some direction on the Court process, and how it affects you.


We will cover the following:

  • How does the Court process start?
  • Notice to Appear
  • Arrest and Watch House Bail
  • Arrest and no Bail
  • Bail Conditions
  • What happens at the First Court date?
  • Getting into the Building
  • Registering your Appearance
  • Commencement of Court
  • Appearance and Behavior
  • The Order of Court Matters
  • First Court date
  • Role of the Duty Lawyer
  • Appearing in front of the Magistrate
  • Pleading Guilty
  • Golden Rules for speaking to Magistrates:-
  • Important things for you to cover in your submissions are:-
  • Procedure for second Remand
  • Procedure for Hearing 
  • Common Penalties

All that for just $37.50.

 

 

Buy Now and one of our staff will be in contact with you to purchase this eBook.

 

Bennett Carroll is Proud to Announce:

3 Best Family Lawyers Top Picks 2019

3 Best Estate Planning Lawyers- Top Picks 2019 

3 Best Conveyancer- Top Picks 2019

3 Best Traffic Lawyers -Brisbane-  Top Picks 2019

3 Best Criminal Lawyers - Top Picks 2019

3 Best Traffic Lawyers in Sunshine Coast- Top Picks 2019

 

Our Services 

As a law firm with numerous areas of specialty, Bennett Carroll Solicitors offers a full suite of legal services. We have a growing team of solicitors and lawyers specialising in: 

Going through a separation or divorce, or need help with a child custody matter? Our family law solicitors have real experience and will handle your case with compassion and care.

Need a will, power of attorney or estate planning assistance? Bennett Carroll has expert wills and estate planning lawyers at all of our Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast offices. 

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, investment property or business premises, you’ll benefit from our conveyancing solicitors’ expertise and our fixed price conveyancing fees. 

We can assist with all aspects of commercial law, including commercial property transactions, asset protection, contract disputes and reviews, building disputes and intellectual property.

Our litigation lawyers have a long history of taking on and winning tough cases relating to debt collection, building disputes, construction and town planning, and complex litigation matters. 

As the appointed lawyers for many national and international companies, Bennett Carroll specialises in providing straightforward and usable business advice to clients at all levels.

Are you in a relationship separation and either or both of you owns a business? You need the skill set that our experienced family and commercial lawyers have honed over many years. 

Bennett Carroll Solicitors have developed a proven process for quickly determining the best and most favourable outcomes for clients embroiled in business partnership disputes. 

The commercial lawyers at Bennett Carroll Solicitors provide capped fee reviews and solid legal advice for a wide range of commercial documentation. From $819 (excluding GST). 

We have extensive criminal and traffic law experience and can assist with Magistrates Court, Supreme Court, Notice to Appear, Police Matters, Traffic Matters, Drink Driving and more.  

Now with offices in Brisbane North (Stafford) and South (Upper Mount Gravatt), Gold Coast (Robina and Mermaid Beach) and Sunshine Coast (Kawana), wherever you’re located in Southeast Queensland, we’re ideally positioned to assist you with your legal matter. To talk to a lawyer about your legal matter, please contact Bennett Carroll on 1300 334 566.

 

Experienced staff

We take pride in our ability to tackle all legal cases in a direct, open and systematic  manner achieving positive results for our clients.  We practice in many areas of specialty including:

  • Commercial  & Business Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Family Law
  • Wills & Estates
  • Planning and Environment Law
  • Litigation
  • Traffic and Criminal Law

We are a law firm with offices throughout QLD and sub-offices in NSW.

Get in touch with our experienced Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast Solicitors today. 

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