pulled over for speeding
What excuses not to say to police when you are stopped for speeding

Let’s consider a scenario for a moment – You are pulled over by the Queensland Police for speeding. Although we use the example of speeding, it could also be any traffic offence.  Such as not wearing your seatbelt or running a yellow light. Before you are given the speeding ticket, the Police Officer asks you WHY? What…

Licence Disqualification v Licence Suspension

The law concerning drivers licensing is complex and often confusing. It is a common area for misunderstanding of the consequences of a driver licence suspension verses a driver licence disqualification. In short, a suspension is typically imposed by Queensland Transport for reasons such as unpaid fines or the accumulation of demerit points. You should receive…

pulled over for speeding
Road-side confessions & Traffic Law

So you  are on your way to pick the kids up from school. In the rear view mirror, you see sirens behind you so you pull over to the side of the road, and a police car pulls in behind you. The police officer approaches your window and you wind it down.  After handing over your…

What you need to know before going to court
Webinar: All you need to know about going to Court

Our first webinar was a smashing success – but if you missed it, don’t worry, you can watch here. The free webinar, presented by Mr. Sam Jackson, covers “What you need to know (but are afraid to ask) before you go the Queensland Magistrates Court for a simple offence”. Follow us on Facebook to receive…

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Representing yourself in Court for a simple offence

The Queensland Police Service has charged you with an offence, you need to go to Court but you aren’t quite sure what happens.  Maybe your finances don’t stretch to paying for a lawyer (though you can check with us first as we have a solution for that) and you want to know how to go…

Legal Privacy

Legal privacy is a serious issue and at Gold Coast Traffic Lawyer, we treat it that way. Unless you are a teenager, it’s not all that cool to be appearing in Court. It’s embarrassing for most. And not something you want others to know about. You made a mistake. Maybe you miscalculated how much you…

Reasons to use a lawyer for a work licence application

Commonly, people believe that they don’t need a lawyer for a work licence applications.  We understand at Gold Coast Traffic Lawyer that money is tight and we try to keep our fees reasonable for the work that must be undertaken.    Whilst some people do successfully make their own applications for a work licence, if it…