Criminal Law

If you have been charged with a criminal offence we can assist you in relation to the management and litigation of your matter. Kelly Hardie Solicitors has long had a reputation for excellence in advocacy. Some of the offences we provide assistance with include:


Apprehended Violence Orders

Kelly Hardie Solicitors understand the concern and the consequences Apprehended Violence Orders may have on an individual in particular when such matters involve family breakdown and access to children of the relationship. We understand your legal rights in defending such applications, the consequences of such Orders (in particular in the family law jurisdiction) and we are proficient in managing, preparing and representing you in relation to the matter coming before the Court for determination. 

Larceny and Stealing

Larceny refers to offences involving stealing. It involves taking something from another person without their consent and with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of it, even if the other person cannot be identified.  We will explain your options and identify any available legal defence to help achieve the best outcome for you


Kelly Hardie Solicitors can provide legal representation and advise you about your particular assault charge, your options and the likely outcome. Assault charges range from minor common assault to extremely serious assaults charges involving significant harm to others

Malicious Damage of Property

Malicious Damage of Property refers to when a person intentionally or recklessly destroys or damages property belonging to another.