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    Wrongful Arrest

    Defending Your Rights in Cases of Wrongful Arrest

    Experiencing a wrongful arrest can be confusing and distressing. At Marocchi Law, we understand how critical it is to have knowledgeable support during such times. If you’ve been arrested or detained without proper cause, we’re here to stand up for your rights.

    Eligibility for Compensation

    You might be eligible for compensation if you’ve been acquitted or wrongfully arrested for resisting arrest, police hindrance, or if you were handled excessively during an arrest.

    Our Services

    • Assessment of Wrongful Arrest:We’ll review your case to determine if the police followed due procedure.
    • Compensation Claims:Our experts guide you through claiming compensation for wrongful arrests, ensuring your rights are upheld.
    • Representation and Support:In situations where you’re wrongfully arrested, we provide full legal support to defend your rights.

    Common Wrongful Arrest Scenarios:

    • Arrested for minor drug possession
    • Acquitted of an offence without proper investigation
    • Arrested instead of being issued a Court Attendance Notice
    • Excessive force during arrest

    Why Choose Marocchi Law?

    With over 30 years of legal expertise, our team is well-equipped to handle your wrongful arrest case with the utmost care and professionalism. We understand the nuances of such cases and work tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcome for you.

    Free Case Assessment

    If you’re facing a wrongful arrest situation, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a free case assessment.

    Understanding Wrongful Arrest

    Wrongful arrest occurs when an individual is taken into custody by the police without a valid reason or legal justification. It’s a serious infringement of your rights and can have lasting consequences on your personal and professional life. At Marocchi Law, we’re dedicated to protecting your rights and ensuring justice is served.

    When Are You Eligible for Compensation?

    You may be eligible for compensation if you have been wrongfully arrested or detained under circumstances such as resisting arrest, police hindrance, or excessive force used by the police. Every case is unique, and our team is committed to examining the specifics of your situation to determine the best course of action.

    Expert Legal Support for Wrongful Arrest Cases

    Our legal experts specialise in handling a range of wrongful arrest cases. We provide comprehensive support, from initial consultations to representing you in court if necessary. Our services include:

    • In-Depth Case Analysis:We meticulously review every detail of your arrest to identify any procedural errors or rights violations.
    • Strategic Legal Representation:If your case goes to court, we’re prepared to robustly defend your rights and argue for your compensation.
    • Negotiation and Settlement:In many cases, we can negotiate a settlement outside of court, saving you time and stress.

    Common Situations Leading to Wrongful Arrest

    Our experience covers a wide range of scenarios, including but not limited to:

    • Unlawful possession charges
    • Acquittals due to improper investigation
    • Unjustified arrests at police stations
    • Excessive force during a lawful arrest

    Why Marocchi Law is Your Best Choice

    Choosing Marocchi Law means you’re getting a team with over 30 years of legal expertise, dedicated to defending your rights and securing the best outcome. Our empathetic approach combined with our legal acumen makes us the go-to firm for wrongful arrest cases.

    Trusted Legal Advice

    With over 30 years of legal expertise, and professional and experienced lawyers on board, Marocchi Law can assist you with a range of legal matters. Our team are by your side when you need legal assistance, working to ensure the best outcome for you.

    CALL NOW: 1300 727 266

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    What are my rights if I am arrested?
    Upon arrest, you have the right to remain silent, the right to legal representation, and the right to be treated fairly and without undue force.
    How do I know if my arrest was lawful?
    An arrest is lawful if the police have a valid warrant or reasonable grounds to believe you’ve committed a crime. If these conditions aren’t met, the arrest may be wrongful.
    What should I do immediately after a wrongful arrest?
    Seek legal advice as soon as possible. Document everything you remember about the arrest, and avoid discussing the case with anyone other than your lawyer.
    Can Marocchi Law represent me in any wrongful arrest case?
    Yes, our team is equipped to handle various wrongful arrest cases across multiple jurisdictions.

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