Murder Charges

Have you been charged with murder or manslaughter?
We can help you.

Murder is the most serious charge that comes before the criminal Courts. The homicide squad are the most thorough and professional of any of the squads in Victoria Police. If you are facing murder or manslaughter charges, you need expert and experienced representation. Doogue + George have dealt with many murder cases and murder trials and can help you though the process whether you are pleading guilty or not guilty.

If you are contesting the charges, you must ensure your lawyers are experienced in jury trials.

The prosecution will be well prepared and resourced to proceed with the case against you. You must have an expert legal defence team helping you to make sure you get a fair trial. In a murder trial, we look at issues such as;

  • What was the actual intent of the person who killed?
  • Can the Prosecution really establish what they are claiming?
  • What is the other version of what happened?
  • Is there other evidence that paints a different version of events?

Latest murder case studies

Attempted Murder, Intentionally Causing Serious Injury

This is a case study on charges of Attempted Murder and Intentionally Causing Serious Injury resulting in the wqithdrawal of all charges. What is alleged to have occured? The client was alleged to have taken a person to their farm and then shoot them in the head. The Police were …
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Attempted Murder – Charges Withdrawn

During a burglary the owner of the premises came home and was stabbed a number of times. What is alleged to have occured? The co-accused was identified and subsequently a link was made to the client on the basis of phone records. What happened at court? Bill Doogue represented our …
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Attempted Murder – Acquitted on All Charges

This is a case study on charges of Attempted Murder and Intentionally Cause Serious Injury resulting in an acquittal. What is alleged to have occured? The client was alleged to have cut open the victim’s stomach during a party at a flat. This was witnessed by many but only his …
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Arson Causing Death – Acquitted

This is a case study on arson causing death resulting in the accused being acquitted. What is alleged to have occured? The client’s daughter had set fire to the former family home, become trapped inside the burning premises and had died. The prosecution alleged that the accused had been involved …
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Culpable Driving Plea, County Court

The client was charged with culpable driving causing the death of his best friend, whom he had known since primary school. The two had been drinking at a 21st birthday party when the client became upset at a comment made to him by another party-goer. What is alleged to have …
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