Families Matter Law Practice Limited offer criminal litigation support from all of their experienced and capable solicitors.
Martin Hine has been practising for over thirty years and is a senior specialist criminal lawyer who can appear in the Bay of Plenty or indeed throughout New Zealand to defend you at the District Court, the High Court and Court of Appeal.
Louis Te Kani has been practising for over 12 years and is also a criminal law specialist with approvals to practise additionally in the Youth Court as youth advocate.
The company can offer you advice and representation on either a private instruction basis or by way of assignment from the Legal Aid Commissioner (where that is available as Counsel of choice) or as assigned counsel for charges in relation to homicide, assault, drugs, robbery, burglary, drink drive, fraud, legal aid matters, proceeds of crime applications and more.
We can also advise you about making statements to police, attend police and airport interviews, arrange bail and any associated appeals, as well as arrange work licenses following driving disqualification.
We can also arrange various specialist services including private investigation, trial preparation and forensics and appellate court research from a qualified and experienced group of professionals.
However we may be instructed we will endeavour to provide a committed and vigorous defence whilst maintaining your privacy and keeping costs down.