Time to take charge.

When you find yourself accused or caught up in a criminal charge, it can feel like the whole world is against you. Maybe you’ve been accused of stealing or fraud. Perhaps you’ve lost your driver’s licence? Or maybe you have a problem with someone threatening physical violence.

Whichever side you find yourself on, the stress of the process and consequences that lay ahead can have distressing effects on work, travel, family and future life, especially when you could take a range of punishments from fines all the way up to a term of imprisonment.

As emotionally unsettling as it is, you need to know what your options are and ensure that someone in the know is looking out for you. That’s why your first step should be to consult an experienced criminal lawyer to help you understand what you might be facing and how to navigate the process ahead.

Know where you stand

At CMS Legal, we believe knowledge is power. We are here to provide you with all the right information and the most realistic and accurate legal advice possible to allow you to make fully informed decisions.

  • Understand how the court system works
  • Advice on potential sentencing outcomes

Our highly experienced professionals are here to ensure you have all the information you need to make the best possible decision. For more serious and complex matters we work with some of Perth’s most respected criminal law barristers, putting you in the driver’s seat to get the best possible result.

By your side

Our mission is simple – take the stress away and make the process easier for you to navigate. We’ll stand by your side during this difficult period, taking the time to ensure you can make sense of all the confusing legal jargon.

Given the stress of being charged, we understand you most likely won’t want to wait – you’ll want to make an appointment right away to make sense of it all. That’s why at CMS Legal we can book appointments within 24 hours at our Perth office.

What we can assist you with:
  • Sentencing outcomes
  • Possessing prohibited drugs and plants
  • Possessing or cultivating a prohibited plant
  • Selling, supplying or manufacturing prohibited drug
  • Selling or supplying prohibited plant
  • Prohibited drugs in connection with premises
  • Drug trafficking
  • Stealing
  • Stealing as a servant
  • Stealing as a public servant
  • Stealing as a director
  • Stealing a motor vehicle
  • Stealing a testamentary instrument
  • Common assault
  • Assault occasioning bodily harm
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Assault with intent
  • Assault with intent to rob
  • Serious assault
  • Wounding
  • Unlawful assault causing death
  • Driving while disqualified or unauthorised
  • Extraordinary driver’s licence applications
  • Dangerous or careless driving
  • Drug driving cases
  • Drink driving offences
  • Repeat drink driving offences
Our criminal law services

Drug Offences

Charged with a drug offence? Whether you’ve been caught in possession of an illicit drug, charged with supplying to others or trafficking overseas, the professional lawyers at CMS Legal can sit down with you and walk through all the ins and outs of the process ahead.

Stealing & fraud

Have you been accused of stealing or committing fraud? With the potential prospect of heavy fines and imprisonment, it’s crucial to know where you stand. Whatever your circumstances, we’ll walk you through the next steps.


Are you accused of violence, property damage or emotional abuse? If you’re seeking legal representation or advice as the accused, our experienced team can help.

Violence & restraining orders

Are you a victim of violence, property damage or emotional abuse? You’re likely experiencing a stressful period of your life, making it important to understand what happens next.

Alcohol & traffic charges

Have you been charged with a serious driving offence? Maybe you’ve lost your licence or have been taken to the police station following a repeat drink driving charge? We’ll sit you down and clearly explain the processes you’re set to face so you can move on with clarity.

CMS Legal – your experts in criminal law

Ready to find out where you stand? Book your free one hour consultation with CMS Legal. Our Mt Hawthorn office is centrally located with plenty of street parking available for your convenience, and we offer meetings in Bunbury by appointment.

Ready to find out where you stand? Book your free one-hour consultation with CMS Legal by filling out the form or call us on 08 9207 1866.

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