If you’ve received a Court Attendance Notice (CAN) in NSW, it is natural to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what to do next. A CAN is a formal legal document issued when you’re accused of a criminal offense. But not to worry, we will break down what a CAN is, how it’s issued, what information it contains, and the crucial steps to take when you find one in your mailbox or handed to you by the police.
A CAN is a formal legal document that serves as a notification of a criminal charge in NSW. It’s your less-than-thrilling invitation to appear in court on a specific date and time to answer the allegations against you. Here at Waterhouse Lawyers, our expertise lies in tax law, which often leads to CANs related to matters like tax evasion, underreporting, or other tax-related violations. However, our Senior Counsel, Bernie Kerr, specializes in various facets of criminal law and, in fact, embarked on his legal journey as a New South Wales police prosecutor. Rest assured, you’re in capable hands.
A CAN contains the following key details:
Receiving a Court Attendance Notice can be overwhelming, but understanding the process can ease some of the stress. Seeking legal help is crucial to navigate the complexities and ensure the best possible outcome for your case. At Waterhouse Lawyers, our team is here to guide you through the process with minimal stress. Please get in touch with us for expert legal assistance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 9252 8746.
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