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Criminal Law

At Van Houten Law, we understand the importance of defending your freedom and protecting your interests in criminal law cases.With our experience and expertise, we can provide you with the best legal advice and representation possible. Call us now to schedule a consultation and discuss your case.

Van Houten Law Solicitors, Barristers & Notaries provides expert legal advice and representation for any Police matter. Our team of lawyers specializes in these areas of law and is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality legal advice and personal attention. Contact us for a free initial consultation and 24-hour emergency contact.

Know Your Rights when in Police Custody

When you are arrested and in Police custody the Police must comply with the law pursuant to Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002.

Police can lawfully arrest you and continue their investigation and questioning however there are limits placed on how long they can detain you for that purpose.

When in Police custody you have a right to communicate with a friend, relative, guardian, independent person or an Australian Legal Practitioner. If you are a foreign national you have a right to communicate with a Consular official.

Call Van Houten Law for Specialist  legal advice “Know Your Rights”

Principal Lawyer

Rodney Van Houten has over 30 years experience in Family Law and is an Accredited Family Disputer Resolution Mediator and an accredited Specialist Criminal Lawyer. 


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