Appearing before the courts or being spoken to by the police about alleged criminal offending can be a stressful time. You need a criminal law expert to advise you and assist you throughout the process.
With more than 17 years experience as a litigation lawyer, Lynn will work with you to navigate the court system to get the best outcome in your case. She will give you clear, non-judgemental advice and outline your options.
Types of cases Lynn can assist with
- At the pre-charge stage with dealing with the police or another government agency.
- All types of criminal cases before the courts including:
- Parole Board hearings.
- Matters before the Coroner's court.
- Professional Disciplinary hearings eg: Teachers Council.
How Lynn will work with you
Lynn takes the view that any offence you are charged with can have serious consequences for your future. So you need to to ensure you get prompt and accurate advice.
She will explain the court process to you in a straightforward manner. You will be regularly updated and encouraged to ask questions.
After listening to you and your explanation of what occurred, Lynn will discuss the appropriate strategy for your case e.g. reaching a resolution with the police or preparing your case for a trial.
Lynn Hughes, Barrister, Auckland