Guilty Your Honour: representing yourself in NSW local courts when charged with drink driving

Guilty Your Honour: representing yourself in NSW local courts when charged with drink driving

Guilty your honour: representing yourself in NSW local courts when charged with drink driving.  3rd ed  Cover

by Helen Walsh.
3rd edition, Walsh Publishing, 2006.

A practical guide to defending a drink driving charge. Examines the offence and penalties, whether to plead guilty, whether to get a lawyer, how to prepare for court, and what happens on the day of court.


 

Chapters

Chapter six

Preparing for court

Information about obtaining character references, preparing submissions, and a description of drink driving programs.

Chapter seven

The day of court

Checklist for preparing for court, covers what to call the magistrate, entering a plea, reading the facts and prior record, making a submission, and adjournments.

Chapter eight

The penalty

This section covers understanding the penalty, negotiating time to pay, how to appeal and consquences of disqualification.

Chapter nine

Some additional matters

This section covers programs for drink drivers, explains the interlock program as well as a warning about arguing with the magistrate, driving whilst disqualified, insurance, renewing your licence and habitual traffic offenders.

Chapter ten

Penalty chart

Penalty chart for offences under the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW).

Disclaimer: 

Material reproduced from Guilty Your Honour: Representing yourself in New South Wales Local Courts when charged with drink driving, 3rd edition, by Helen Walsh. Published by Walsh Publishing, Lismore Australia. Reproduced with permission.

Copyright © Third Edition Helen Walsh.