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All our solicitors have extensive experience in criminal legal matters. Our services range from very serious criminal matters such as murder, drug trafficking and the like to Local Court hearings and driving matters (see below). Mark Ramsland's practice is almost exclusively in the area of serious criminal matters. If you or a family member or friend has been charged with any serious offence we are able to take your instructions and represent you in court.


We also take applications for legal aid and are happy to assist with this process.


The breakdown of a relationship can be a very emotional and traumatic period in a persons life and navigating the family law pathway towards resolution of your property interests and your time with your children can only add to this stress. James Wallace regularly appears in the Family Law jurisdictions. His experience will assist you to achieve the best result possible following family breakdown. Our family law team is headed by James Wallace a solicitor with 18 years experience in the family law jurisdiction. James says "in my job I see people at very difficult times in their lives where their emotions are heightened and their plans for the future may seem no longer achievable. I see my role as assisting my clients to move past their emotions to achieve the best outcome possible for their children and themselves".


In Local Court matters, prospective clients are able to take advantage of our firm’s status and standing in the Local Courts and superior criminal jurisdiction. Mansell Laidler worked in the Court's administration for 20 years and is well versed in the difficulties people encounter when dealing with the justice system. All our solicitors are known to Court staff, Local Court Magistrates and Prosecutors state wide. If you have any type of Local Court matter including charges associated with driving motor vehicles, allegations of anti-social behaviour, apprehended violence orders, licence appeals and any other type of matter listed in the Local Court, our firm will be able to procure for you the best possible outcome.


Mark Ramsland has had extensive experience in probate and wills matters. He offers professional legal services in Newcastle for these matters. He can prepare at a reasonable cost wills, power of attorney and guardianship documents. Mark can also assist in applying for probate or wills of administration.


In addition, if you believe you have been unfairly left out of a will you can also seek advice at a reasonable cost.


Ramsland Laidler also offer legal assistance to people making compensation claims. If you have been injured or otherwise have suffered loss we may be able to assist you in a claim. Please contact us for further advice.


Please note that we quote accurately for all legal fees so that you are aware "up front" of any cost to you.

We accept applications for legal aid if you are eligible. To ascertain your eligibility for legal aid please visit the Legal Aid Commission of NSW website


The information contained on this web site is only of general informational value. It is not a substitute for legal advice and does not create a relationship of lawyer and client between Ramsland Laidler Solicitors and yourself. You should not act, or refrain from acting, solely on the basis of the information contained on the website. Our website contains links to outside web sites for the convenience of visitors to our web site. Ramsland Laidler Solicitors does not guarantee the accuracy or suitability of the information on those web sites. As far as is permitted by law, Ramsland Laidler Solicitors excludes all liability to third parties arising directly, or indirectly, out of their use of or reliance on materials contained in this web site.

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