I just wanted to thank you for representing me on Monday, I was overjoyed & relieved with the outcome. I don’t think it could have gone any better. All the best, I hope you got to celebrate this one instead after work, you forever made a difference in my life.
I know I thanked you before we parted company but please allow me to reiterate in writing my sincere deepest thanks for defending me in court today. … Armstrong Legal certainly has a great Lawyer you are a credit to the company and I'm quite sure you will secure a very successful future! … My Kindest Regards and Thanks
Anastasia Qvist is an outstanding lawyer. My criminal law situation (family violence order) was difficult, complex and Ana's diligence saved me as I was going through the most difficult period of my life. Ana is down to earth, commonsense and she even kept our costs to a minimum. She is a skilled litigator and knows the ins and outs of the ACT Magistrates Court. She dealt skillfully with the DPP and is an excellent negotiator. You will get a fair representation and she genuinely cares about her clients. She has my complete recommendation. The lady goes to bat for her clients.
I would strongly recommend Anastasia to anyone who is seeking legal representation. As a first-time offender who was charged with a Level 2 Drink Driving offence, she walked me through every step of the matter and was very upfront and clear on all aspects of my case. She was always accessible when I needed advice. Her approach and advice were excellent. Under her representation, I received the best possible outcome and managed to avoid a criminal conviction. She was a pleasure to deal with throughout the whole matter.
Anastasia Qvist was very professional and helpful in every step of my matter. I got a very good outcome and I can’t thank you enough for your hard work and the Armstrong Legal team in Canberra. I would highly recommend her!!!
Throughout Angela has been the consummate professional. She maintained a calm, yet strong demeanour remained informative and completely open in her communication and took complete ownership of the situation. We felt confident we finally had an advocate to steer us out of the nightmare we were in, and she did so with great respect and sincerity. I cannot speak more highly of Angela. She has literally rescued our family from what looked very much like a hopeless future.
Words can’t describe how grateful I am to Trudie Cameron being my solicitor and to Andrew Tiedt presenting my case in the court. They both have been very supportive and amazingly professional and effective. I’ve got an absolutely fantastic outcome I couldn’t even dream about.
Soon after meeting Andrew I knew he was the solicitor I wanted to handle my matter. He immediately sprang into action which brought me stability and hope during a tumultuous time in my life. Andrew was never afraid to give me straight answers to my tough questions which is a true mark of integrity. He is clearly at ease in the court environment and I believe his calm and measured demeanour went a long way to helping me secure the best result from my day in court. I would certainly recommend you approach Andrew if you need assistance.
"Andrew Tiedt was very professional and considerate to personal circumstances and gave sound advice that resulted in the best outcome possible. Highly recommended."
A good team of private investigators can be a valuable resource for your criminal defence team. Private investigators are particularly useful when trying to obtain evidence and witnesses to support your version of events.
We believe that it is important to use private investigators to take statements from witnesses who may support your case. These witnesses may be known to you and may be supportive of you. However, some witnesses may be reluctant to give evidence or may be willing at later stage to alter their evidence. If a private investigator takes a statement from a witness who becomes unfavourable to your case or is unavailable to attend court, the private investigator may be called by us to give evidence concerning what the witness told the private investigator.
Private investigators can be used to:
- seize and secure CCTV footage;
- conduct a door knock where witnesses may have observed the alleged offence;
- place advertisements in newspapers requesting that witnesses to certain events come forward and provide statements;
- take photographs of the crime scene or another place or of persons of interest.
In mid 2010 we took instructions from a client in respect to a fraud matter that was listed for a two-week defended criminal hearing in the Local Court. We had two weeks to prepare this case.
Our client was charged with larceny as a clerk or servant. She was employed as a bookkeeper and part of her defence was that the people in charge of the organisation would regularly take petty cash from the money held by the organisation and use this for their own expenses and to pay creditors.
In order to support our client’s evidence, we engaged a team of private investigators who were able to locate past and present employees and take statements from about fifteen witnesses.
This occurred within one week and allowed our lawyers to concentrate on preparing the matter for court.
For advice or representation in any legal matter, please contact Armstrong Legal.
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WHERE TO NEXT?
If you suspect that you may be under investigation, or if you have been charged with an offence, it is vital to get competent legal advice as early as possible. Our lawyers are highly specialised in criminal law and will be able to guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.
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