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Criminal or traffic charges can severely impact on your life. Finding the right lawyer for your situation, and fast - is imperative. We are here to help.

We understand that being charged with a criminal or traffic offence can have dire consequences, impacting on your reputation, your financial situation and your freedom. 

Your friends, family and coworkers, as well as future employers, may view and treat you differently.

Large fines can be imposed which may put you under financial strain.

Your freedom may be impacted: You could lose your licence; Be forced to complete community service; And at worst, even face imprisonment for months or many years.

To put it plainly, criminal or traffic charges can severely impact on your life.

Faced with this uncertainly, finding the right lawyer for your situation is imperative.

Our team of experienced solicitors can assist you with all criminal law and traffic law charges, whether you are based in Mackay, Sarina, the coalfields, the Whitsundays or any other location in Queensland.

Our Team of Lawyers



Jordana Abela, Associate Solicitor

Phone 07 4963 0888
Email [email protected]
Jordana is a highly skilled criminal lawyer in Mackay who has built a reputation for being a formidable force both in and out of the courtroom. Despite this, Jordana consistently demonstrates sensitivity, understanding and compassion when helping her clients to achieve the best possible outcome.

Marcus Hahn, Solicitor 

Phone: 07 4963 0888
Email: [email protected]
As a former long serving police officer and police prosecutor in the Mackay region, Marcus has a unique insight into both sides of the justice and court system. He knows how the justice system operates and will use all of his endeavors to achieve the best possible result for your particular circumstances. 

Why choose us?

With so much at stake, the most important decision you can make now is which lawyer to use.

Other lawyers often practice in a number of different areas, particularly those in smaller firms.

Both Jordana and Marcus focus entirely on representing clients in Criminal and Traffic matters, meaning they are highly specialised and highly experienced in this area, making them the best solicitors to help you.

You won’t receive watered-down legal representation if you come to us.

To ensure you have the best outcome:

  • We will guide you through the legal and court process, explaining all of the steps and options available to you.
  • We will answer any questions you may have including: Do I have the right to remain silent, and should I give a police interview?
  • We will treat your matter with the highest level of confidentiality and discretion.
  • We will accompany you to the Mackay Police Station to provide support and advice during the interview process.
  • We will keep you informed every step of the way, providing you with clear guidance in relation to your legal costs and we will endeavor to make the process as stress free as possible.

Contact us immediately

It’s vital that you act quickly when charged, and for this reason you can reach us during work hours on 49630888 or after hours on 0407 860 938.
You can also submit an online enquiry in confidence.

What can we help you with?

We will provide you with trusted, expert, legal advice if you are charged with any criminal or traffic offence including:


  • Affray
  • Common Assault
  • Serious Assault
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Assault or obstruct police officer
  • Unlawful wounding
  • Choking, suffocation or strangulation in a domestic setting
  • Torture 

Sexual Offences:

  • Indecent treatment of a child under 16 years
  • Rape
  • Possession of child exploitation material
  • Distributing child exploitation material
  • Using the internet to procure a child under 16 years
  • Incest
  • Sexual assault
  • “Revenge Porn” offences 

Drug Related Offences: 

  • Possessing a dangerous drug
  • Supplying a dangerous drug
  • Trafficking in dangerous drugs
  • Producing a dangerous drug

Theft, Fraud & Dishonesty Offences:

  • Fraud
  • Stealing
  • Receiving tainted (stolen) property
  • Perjury
  • Entering or being in a premises and committing indictable offence
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Unlawful use of a motor vehicle

Offences Arising Out Of A Fatality:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Dangerous operation causing death

Other Common Offences:

  • Arson
  • Extortion (blackmail)
  • Cruelty to a child under 16 years
  • Deprivation of liberty
  • Stalking
  • Public nuisance
  • Willful damage
  • Trespass

Domestic Violence Offences:

  • Contravention of a domestic violence order
  • Contravention of a Police Protection Notice

Traffic Offences:

  • Driving without due care and attention
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death
  • Drink and drug driving
  • Restricted licence (work licence) Applications
  • Special hardship Orders
  • Disqualified driving
  • Unlicensed driving (SPER suspensions, accumulation of points etc)
  • Hooning offences
  • Mobile phone offences
  • Speeding offences
  • Evasion offences 

Weapons Offences:

  • Possession of a weapon
  • Storage offences
  • Unregistered firearms 

We can also assist you with:

  • Bail applications
  • Committal hearings
  • Summary Trials
  • Jury Trials in the District and Supreme Court
  • Pleas of guilty


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