The partnership of E & H Law in Cairns has been formed and is based on a firm belief that Tom Eckersley and Peter Haarsma, with an excess of 30 years criminal law experience between them, are able to offer their client’s excellence in all aspects of their criminal defence.
We listen closely to concerns and will take the time to explain the legal process.
We provide experienced, expert advice at reasonable costs, and are committed to providing personal attention and assistance to each client for their particular case while ensuring their legal rights are protected.
We always keep clients informed of the progress of their matters and we ensure all our clients receive realistic and accurate advice.
Assault is a broad category that refers to the use or threatened use of force by one person against another which is not authorised, justified or excused by law. They can be categorised into 5 main areas and police consider all to be.
Drug Offences cover charges such as possession, production, and trafficking of controlled substances. The charges will vary based on the amounts and type of drugs, it is serious and can have lasting consequences.
In Queensland, all drivers need to be aware of the complex rules and requirements when driving any vehicle on any road. These laws and any traffic charges are strictly enforced as are drink driving or driving under the influence of drugs.
Dishonesty Offences and can cover a broad range of circumstances where a person can obtain property, take advantage, gain a benefit, or cause detriment to another person. These types of offences can be quite minor to extremely serious.
Sexual offences are normally associated with, rape and attempted rape, sexual assault, possessing child exploitation material, unlawful carnal knowledge, sexual offences against children and , indecent acts and are serious.
Domestic violence is behaviour in a relationship that is physically, sexually, emotionally, psychologically or economically abusive, threatening, coercive or in any other way controls or dominates the second person.