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Fixed Fees for Dangerous Dog Cases

The stress of going through a 'dangerous dog prosecution' can be increased by the financial uncertainty of hiring a lawyer to assist you.

For your peace of mind, we offer the following 'fixed fees' for dangerous dog cases:

1. Conference to Advise

  • Providing expert legal advice at City Office or by telephone: $200.00 + GST.

2. Letter of Introduction to Council

  • Drafting and sending letter of introduction to Council and follow-up: $200 + GST

3. Written Objection Against Proposed Dangerous Dog Declaration

  • Drafting and submitting written objection to the relevant Council, including

                  - assisting to obtain a temperament assessment where appropriate,

                  - obtaining any references and other supporting materials, and

                  - drafting proposed 'undertakings' (ie 'promises', so that Council does not declare dog to be 'dangerous')

                                         $500 + GST

4. Appealing Against Dangerous Dog Declaration

  • All work up to one full court date, including:-

                   - drafting/filing appeal,

                   - drafting/serving control orders,

                   - all correspondences, communications & negotiations, and

                   - appearing in court on your behalf:

                                           $2,000 + GST + Local Court filing fee (currently $87)

5. 'Guilty Plea' for 'Dog Bite / Attack' Case

  • Where client pleads 'guilty' and matter finishes on first court date: $1,500.00 + GST.
  • If a second court date is required (eg to negotiate reduced offences): further $750.00 + GST.

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SUITE 507, 267 CASTLEREAGH STREET
SYDNEY NSW 2000
(OPPOSITE DOWNING CENTRE COURTS)

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