Criminal & Traffic Law

Boylan Lawyers know this system and those working in system. We are aware of the stress caused by criminal or traffic charges and the need to have the matter appropriately finalised.

We provide our service with the utmost respect and understanding of those involved. More than 30 years experience has taught us that: there is more than one side to every story.

We provide criminal and traffic law advice and legal representation in the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court.


Boylan Lawyers will:

  • Explain the Court procedure

    The Court process is often slow and difficult to understand. Boylan Lawyers will ensure you know what is going on and guide you through the process. We understand that often the duration of your matter can have a very negative impact on your entire life. We aim to help reduce the stress and anxiety during a difficult time by providing regular advice about the progress of your matter.

  • Assess the evidence and advise on the possible outcomes

    Boylan Lawyers have more than 30 years experience in Criminal and Traffic Law. We have the knowledge and ability to properly assess your matter and advise you on the various resolutions that may be available to you.

  • Negotiate with the prosecuting authority

    Negotiations with the prosecuting authority are often delicate and require significant skill to gain the desired result. We have this skill and experience to help resolve your matter.

  • Prepare and submit guilty pleas

    If you are going to plead guilty then Boylan Lawyers will make sure you are pleading to the right charges and facts. We will then present your reasons and circumstances in an order and style that the Magistrate or Judge will best understand. Boylan Lawyers have the knowledge of the particular points of law specifically relevant to your matter and sentencing. We can give you the best opportunity of a fair sentence.

  • Prepare and run trials

    Boylan Lawyers know that trials are stressful and cause a great deal of anxiety. We can explain what is happening and take the organisational stress out of it for you. We can best prepare, run and manage your trial.

    If your matter requires a barrister we can get the right one for you. Boylan Lawyers have a depth of experience and contact with the best criminal and traffic law barristers in South Australia. We know which barrister better suits and specialises in your type of matter. We know which barrister will get the best result for you and the most beneficial way to instruct your barrister.

  • Traffic Charges

    Boylan Lawyers know the traffic laws and whether your circumstances may reduce your charge. It is always important to get advice especially when your main form of transport and possibly your employment are at stake. If you are in the unfortunate circumstance where your licence will be disqualified, Boylan Lawyers can ensure that it is for the smallest possible time.


What is the cost?

Boylan Lawyers charge $990.00 including GST for a guilty plea made on your first appearance in Court. This includes:

  • Taking your detailed instructions.
  • Getting the evidence from prosecution.
  • Negotiating any different charges with prosecution or agreed facts.
  • Confirming your instructions.
  • Preparing your guilty plea.
  • Giving your guilty plea submissions before the Court.
  • Reporting to you on the outcome and consequences of your sentence.

If you are pleading not guilty or your matter can’t be resolved on the first occasion then Boylan Lawyers only charge for the work that we do for you. We charge the Supreme Court Scale rate. We will provide you with regular updates of your costs as you request and can make flexible fee payment arrangements.

We know the stress caused by criminal charges and are open about our costs to ensure there is no unnecessary stress.


Contact Boylan Lawyers for the best advice and representation.

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