If you have been charged with a public order offence, you need advice from Melbourne's expert public order offence lawyers.
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Have you been charged with a public order offence?
Public Order offences are charges such as affray, riot or rout. They are charges where there is a disturbance in or in the sight of a public area.
We have great deal of experience in public order matters matters. Doogue + George represented a number of defendants charged with offences arising from the G20 riots.
Some issues in public order offences are;
- Who did what?
Often the hardest part of riot charges is working out who did what.
- What level of danger was posed to victims?
- What was the motivation for the offence?
We work with you to put the offending in a context that makes a Judge understand it and for them to see how it came about.
Click on the links below to read further legal information regarding specific public order charges:
- Allow Dog or Cat To Be a Nuisance
- Carry Out Plumbing Work Without Licence or Registration
- Carry Out Work Without a Building Permit
- Dangerous Non-guard Dog Attacks or Bites a Person or Animal – Person in Control
- Delay Entry of Police
- Destroy, Damage or in Any Way Interfere With Any Works of a Water Corporation
- Discharge Missile to Endanger Person or Property
- Disturbing Religious Worship
- Dog Found at Large Between Sunrise and Sunset
- Dog Rushes at Person – Person in Control
- Drunk in Public
- Drunkards Behaving in Riotous or Disorderly Manner
- Enter Casino While Subject to an Exclusion Order
- Entering a Place Without Authority or Lawful Excuse
- Fail to Apply to Register a Dog or Cat
- Fail to Comply With an Improvement Notice
- Fail to Comply With Emergency Order or Building Order
- Fail to Comply With Fire Prevention Notice
- Fail to Comply With Planning Scheme, Permit or Agreement Under s173
- Fail to Restrain Dangerous Dog Off the Owner’s Premises
- Failure to Vote at Any Election Without a Valid and Sufficient Excuse
- Fishing Closures – Contravene a Prohibition
- Leave Child Without Supervision or Care
- Lighting Open Air Fires
- Non-dangerous Dog Attacks
- Obscene Exposure
- Obscene, Indecent, Threatening Language and Behaviour in Public
- Occupier Land Contravenes Planning Scheme
- Offensive Behaviour by a Person in a Motor Vehicle in a Declared Area
- Owner Land Fails to Comply With Any Planning Scheme
- Person Who is Not a Licensee Sell Liquor or Offer Liquor for Sale
- Persons Found Drunk and Disorderly
- Possess More Fish Than the Catch Limit
- Possess More Than Twice Catch Limit of Abalone
- Public Nuisance
- Refuse or Fail to State Name and Address
- Solicit for Prostitution in Public Place
- State False Address When Requested
- State False Name When Requested
- Supply Liquor in Breach of Licence
- Unlawful Assembly
- Unlawfully Take, Use or Divert Water
- Use or Possess Abalone Equipment to Exceed More Than Twice Catch Limit
- Violent Disorder
We have appeared in a number of public order offence cases and get consistently positive results for our clients. If you have been charged with a public order offence and need advice or representation, call 03 9670 5111 or fill out the form to the right of this page to contact an experienced public order lawyer.
Can't find the offence you're looking for? Check out our alphabetised list of all the criminal offences on our site.