Experienced & Affordable Fabricating Evidence Lawyers
If you’re facing fabricating evidence charges, it is crucial to engage our experienced team so that you can obtain the right advice and maximise your charges of a defence or reduced sentence.
Sections 126 of the Criminal Code Queensland states:
(1) Any person who, with intent to mislead any tribunal in any judicial proceeding-
(a) fabricates evidence by any means other than perjury or counselling or procuring the commission of perjury; or
(b) knowingly makes use of such fabricated evidence;
is guilty of a crime.
To prove this offence, the police need only show the court beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused acted with intent to mislead a tribunal, fabricates evidence by means not perjury or that the accused acted with intent to mislead a tribunal and knowingly makes use of such fabricated evidence.
The defences available to this crime is identification (that it was not the accused), that the accused did not intent to mislead a tribunal, that the accused did not knowingly make use of the fabricated evidence or that it was not a tribunal.
The maximum penalty for this crime is 7 years imprisonment. That’s why you need to talk to one our experienced lawyers now to ensure you are given the right advice.
How RHC Solicitors Help
We have experienced criminal lawyers across Queensland. We deal with the police and attend the Magistrates Court and District Court every day and have handled thousands of fabricating evidence offence matters.
We're affordable lawyers and often offer fixed fee quotes so that you know exactly what is ahead.