Local Court Lawyers

Criminal and Traffic Lawyers

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Specialised & Experienced

Local Court Work is All we do

We work exclusively in the local courts of NSW

Unlike most law firms, local court work is the only work we do. That’s why we are experts
Local Court offences – all day, everyday.
Currently operating on the north coast of NSW, the Local Court Lawyers are experts in criminal and traffic law and we appear in the local courts in: Ballina, Byron Bay, Casino, Coffs Harbour, KyogleLismoreMacLean/ YambaMullumbimbyMurwillumbah,   Tweed Heads (and all other local courts in NSW). We appear for children and juveniles in the children’s court as well.

Experienced & Qualified

The Local Court Lawyers’ principal, Sally McPherson, has in excess of 20 years of legal experience. In addition to a law degree Sally has a Masters of Law (Criminal Practice) – a rare, advanced qualification that most other lawyers don’t have.

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Traffic Offences

  • Drink Driving
  • Drug Driving
  • Negligent or Dangerous Driving
  • RMS License Suspension
  • Reversing license disqualification
  • All other traffic offences

Criminal Law

  • Assault
  • Property damage
  • AVO’s
  • Bail applications
  • Children’s Court
  • Drug possession
  • Sentencing Appeals
  • Hearings in the Local court
  • Committal Proceedings
  • District Court Appeals
  • Instructing Counsel in trials in the District Court

It's in the details

How The Local Court Lawyers Can Help You

  • We have a proven track record of getting great results in the local court and giving expert legal advice.
  • We explain everything to our clients – the charges they face, the possible sentence or penalty, advice on how to plead, the court process, what our clients can do to improve their position, what their references need to say, who to bring with you to court (and even what to wear, if you want our advice on that too!).
  • We work on a flat-fee basis.  No hidden extras.  We’re not the cheapest, but we get you the best result possible.
  • The principal, Sally McPherson, has in excess of  20 years of legal experience & has a Masters of Law (Criminal Practice). 

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Facing a Local Court Appearance?

We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way


We explain the process to you – what happens next, the choices or options available to you and arrange your free initial appointment. 


Your initial appointment

We’ll discuss your case and advise you on what happens next and your choices. 


Fight For You in Court

Local Court work is all we do. We’ll help you every step of the way and get you the best possible outcome. 

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with in excess of 20 years of law experience

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