Criminal Law

The Criminal Law team at Butler McIntyre & Butler has a broad range of experience in all facets of Criminal Law, including indictable and summary matters.

Alex, Claire & Jake regularly appear in the Magistrates Court including hearings, contest mentions, pleas for summary matters, trials in the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the conduct of inquests. Our team is proficient in providing advice and assisting clients in the Family Violence and Restraint Order jurisdiction, whether to obtain the protection of an order or oppose it or vary it.

The team has extensive experience in the therapeutic jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court, including the Court Mandated Drug Diversion Program and the Mental Health Diversion List. The team has a significant Youth Justice practice and they each understand the unique needs of youthful offenders dealing with the criminal process in both the Youth Justice Division and the Supreme Court.

The Criminal Law team at Butler McIntyre & Butler is committed to assisting clients with practical support and advice in what can be difficult and challenging times.