Criminal Law

Jon Ide of Ide Lawyers has extensive experience in criminal and traffic law, and as such we focus solely on these areas.

We can appear for you in the Magistrates Courts, District Court and the Supreme Court.

We deal with a wide range of matters including the following:-

  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Assault, including Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm and Grievous Bodily Harm and Common Assault
  • Assault Police
  • Attempted Murder
  • Bail Applications
  • Breaches of Orders and Sentences including Probation Orders, Community Service Orders, Suspended Sentences, Protection Orders, Domestic Violence Orders
  • Burglary or “Home Invasion”
  • Centrelink Fraud – including receiving a financial benefit to which knowingly not entitled
  • Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle
  • Extortion
  • Fail to Stop Motor Vehicle
  • Firearms and weapons offences
  • Fraud
  • Imposition
  • Indecent Treatment
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Obstruct Police
  • Possess Dangerous Drugs
  • Possess Tainted Property
  • Possession of Child Exploitation Material
  • Produce Dangerous Drugs
  • Public Nuisance
  • Rape
  • Receiving Tainted Property
  • Robbery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stealing
  • Stealing as a Servant
  • Trafficking in Dangerous Drugs
  • Trespass
  • Unauthorised Take Away Shop Goods
  • Unlawful Use Motor Vehicle
  • Use of Carriage Service to Menace or Harass
  • Wilful Damage

We can assist you from your first dealings with the Police to the finalisation of your matters in Court.

We can assist in negotiations with Police Prosecutions (also known as case conferencing) to reduce or alter your charges, represent you in Court for Bail Applications, Committal Hearings, Mentions, Sentences, Hearings, Pleas of Guilty and Trials.

We offer fixed fees for most matters. In the event we cannot offer a fixed fee we will advise you of our hourly rate until such a time where we can advise you of a fixed fee to finalise your matter.

Ide Lawyers is a preferred supplier for Legal Aid Queensland. Please telephone us to discuss whether you are eligible for legal aid. You can also refer to the Legal Aid Queensland website.

You may also telephone Legal Aid Queensland on their free call number 1300 651 188.

Please feel free to telephone us at any time on 3801 8758 or 0408 288 929 to discuss your matter further or to arrange an appointment for an initial consultation.

For information about traffic offences such as drink driving, work licences or special hardship orders please refer to our Traffic Law page.


We have access to an expert group of Barristers who can assist with your Court matter, especially in the higher courts – the District and Supreme Courts.

We engage a Barrister at an early stage to draw on their expert knowledge and experience and help you get the best outcome in your Court proceedings.