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      Dungog Local Court Criminal & Traffic Lawyers

      Dungog Local Court sits in the Hunter region of New South Wales. There are a host of national parks and forests throughout the region.

      How to get to Dungog Local Court?

      Dungog is north of Newcastle. It is roughly 2.5 hours drive from Sydney. It can also be reached by train.

      Dungog Local Court is on Lord Street near Dungog Police Station and Bennett Park.

      How to contact Dungog Local Court?

      • PHONE: 1300 679 272
      • FAX: 4992 2224
      • EMAIL:
      • ADDRESS:
        Lord Street
        DUNGOG NSW 2420
        PO BOX 42
        DUNGOG NSW 2420

      Who is the Magistrate at Dungog Local Court?

      The current presiding Magistrate at Dungog Local Court is His Honour Magistrate Brett Shields.

      Prior to his appointment to the Bench, Magistrate Shields was an experienced barrister.

      Astor Legal appear in front of Magistrate Shields on a regular basis and are familiar with him. Click here to read about some of our recent cases at Dungog Local Court.

      What cases are heard at Dungog Local Court?

      The types of criminal cases heard in Dungog Local Court include:

      • Drug possession and drug supply cases
      • Drink driving, driving whilst suspended or disqualified, and other traffic cases
      • Sexual touching (formerly ‘Indecent assault’) and child abuse material cases
      • Common assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm cases
      • Apprehended violence orders (AVOs)
      • Firearms offences
      • Fraud, larceny and property damage offences
      • Bail applications, sentencing proceedings, section 14 mental health applications and defended hearings

      Our team of specialist Dungog Criminal Lawyers have been appearing at this Local Court for years. We have received a host of awards and accolades for our work.

      If you would like to speak to a criminal lawyer or traffic lawyer who can assist you with a matter at Dungog Local Court, contact us or call on (02) 7804 2823.

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