Plea of Guilty to Driving Whilst Disqualified

This is a case study on a plea of guilty to Driving Whilst Disqualified.
Our client had lost their licence for exceeding the speed limit by 35+km/h. This occurred in the weeks proceeding to being intercepted for driving whilst suspended.

We represented the client at the Sunshine Magistrates’ Court.

Through frequent client contact, the collation of very good character reference material, and thorough oral submissions, we were able to not only ensure that our client did not get convicted for the offence but also that their licence not be suspended for any further period of time.

His Honour agreed with our submission that the client should not lose their licence and not be convicted of the offence. A fine was imposed, without conviction, and no order was made against the client’s licence.

This was an outstanding result for a plea of guilty to Driving Whilst Disqualified. Apart from a sentence without conviction, the fact that the client’s licence was not suspended meant that their job would not be compromised.

DISCLAIMER: This is a real case study of an actual case from our files. Details pertaining to the client have been changed to protect their privacy. The sentence imposed and the charge have not been altered. These case studies are published to demonstrate real outcomes and give an indication of possible tariffs in Court. We do not guarantee a similar case on these charges will get the same result. Please note that we post results at our discretion, therefore while many case studies are average results, others are notable for their exceptional outcomes. PUBLISHED 30/7/2018