Marino Lawyers: 34 Years Strong

The month of March marks our anniversary for providing legal services and this year we are celebrating being able to continue 34 years of practice in the Far North.

Traffic Offence Charges

Been charged with a traffic offence or drink/drug driving? If so, we recommend that you obtain expert legal advice with respect to the charge as your livelihood may depend on it.

Resolving Common Neighbourhood Disputes

Neighbourhood disputes

A dispute with your neighbour can be a tricky situation. It is important to protect your rights, however, it is also important to maintain a civil relationship with your neighbour moving forward. Many neighbourhood disputes in Cairns and Far North Queensland are commonly over trees or fences, especially coming into the cyclone season.

How does Guardianship for Adults work in Queensland?

A person of 18 years of age is legally considered an adult and are entitled to make decisions about their own life. Adults are presumed to have capacity to make all of their own decisions until it is proven otherwise.

Are you eligible for a Special Hardship Order?

In Queensland, double demerit points apply during public holidays, and all year round for certain second or subsequent offences committed within 1 year of a previous offence. Given the number of public holidays during the month of April, if you find yourself in the position where your drivers license has been suspended, you may be eligible to apply for a Special Hardship Order.