Melbourne Appeals Lawyers

Would you like to seek to appeal a decision by the Court?

Appealing against a sentence or a conviction is a complicated process. Here you will find information that give you a good indication of timelines and a better understanding of the appeals process. It is important that you fully understand how an appeal case works and what you should expect from a solicitor in an appeal case.

Whether you are appealing a conviction or a sentence, the process is complex and involved. Doogue + George are vastly experienced and can assist you in appeals matters as follows:

Sentence Appeal

From the Magistrates Court to the County Court

Conviction Appeal

From the Magistrates Court to the County Court

Sentence Appeal

From the County Court or Supreme Court to the Court of Appeal

Conviction Appeal

From the County Court or Supreme Court to the Court of Appeal

Crown Appeal

The Director of Public Prosecution may appeal against a sentence if it is considered a erroneous or inadequate.

Appeal to the High Court

If unsuccessful in the Court of Appeal, special leave may be sought to appeal to the High Court of Australia.

Doogue + George is regarded as Melbourne’s premier criminal law firm with respect to court appeals.
As appeals lawyers, we handle some of the larger appeal cases before the Victorian Court of Appeal, including appeals against murder convictions and appeals against sex trial convictions.

Doogue + George are highly experienced appeals solicitors, in every level of appeal courts. Nothing beats experience in handling appeal cases. 

If you need advice, call Doogue + George on 9670 5111 and discuss your options.

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