20-year-old Perth man charged with unlawfully doing grievous bodily harm with intent by stabbing his 19-year-old girlfriend was acquitted of charge after a three-day trial in District Court.
Client awarded costs of $9537 after prosecution by a city council was discontinued during a trial in the Perth Magistrates Court.
Gretta Draper represented our client in the Perth District Court charged with sexual penetration of a lineal relative. After the jury deliberated he was found not guilty and acquitted.
FIFO man charged with sexual penetration without consent was acquitted after a three-day trial in the South Hedland District Court before a Judge and jury.
To Curt, Carys and Angela, I would like to express my gratitude for your dedicated hard work over the previous 16 months. I have never had any legal dealings previously and was overwhelmed and confused, to say the least, but Curt’s professionalism and reassurance throughout the entire process were second to none. I can not thank you guys enough, I would highly recommend Curt’s services to anyone who has got themselves into a similar situation and needs representation in court. Thank you again. B.
I have had dealings with Curt over the past year and have found him and his staff to be absolutely excellent. They are always sensitive to the clients’ needs and have been very successful with my case. thanks to Curt and his staff. I fully recommend them to everyone. JV
To Curt, Gretta, Cary and staff behind all to do with my case, I believe you all to be Angels, I can not thank you all enough for all you have done, above and beyond your duty, we could not have made it through the last 12 months without you, professionally and on a personal level %100. Also your counsel to me personally has made a huge difference in my life. AAA+ So to all who is in need of a Brilliant Real Professional Lawyer with a personal touch, Don’t hesitate And please for your own sake don’t listen too
Client charged with indecently dealing with a child under the age of 13 was acquitted on all three counts after a three-day trial in the Perth District Court before Judge and jury.
To Curt, Gretta, Cary and staff behind all to do with my case, I believe you all to be Angels, I can not thank you all enough for all you have done, above and beyond your duty, we could not have made it through the last 12 months without you, professionally and on a personal level %100. Also your counsel to me personally has made a huge difference in my life. AAA+ So to all who is in need of a Brilliant Real Professional Lawyer with a personal touch, Don’t hesitate Curt Hoffman and Co is the place to go.
Hi Carys Thank you so much for everything, you’ve made this all so much easier than I imagined it to be! Thank you S
Client charged with Unlawful Damage, Careless Driving & Driving under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol and possession of drug paraphernalia. He had two driving charges discontinued and a spent conviction was granted for the remaining criminal matters. This was a direct result of our negotiations with prosecutions.
Our client was charged with criminal damage. A conviction of this nature would result in his security licence being disqualified for a period of 10 years (even with a spent conviction it would be five years). We fully prepared for trial and after discussions with police prosecutions, it was agreed for the charge to be discontinued. Fantastic result for our client and his career.
Our client was charged with stealing after an incident at a hotel in Kalgoorlie. We negotiated with police and had the charged discontinued and our client was awarded costs in the order of $1,500. Great result!
I would like to thank you again for all your efforts and assistance in getting our son home. We really do appreciate it. Thanks, Mrs B.
Curt….just want to say a huge thank you for yesterday. You gave me a straightforward and clear answer to my question which had been really upsetting me. You made me feel so much better with the advice so I can now move forward with the problem. Signed J.S
Young man who is charged and pleads guilty to persistent sexual offending avoids jail but was placed on a suspended imprisonment term.
To anyone who is considering retaining Carys’s services. I highly recommend her. My son was charged with aggravated assault occasioning bodily harm. It was a ridiculous charge, to begin with. The previous lawyer my son had, wanted him to plead guilty. We shopped it around to a few lawyers and got the same answer, just plead guilty, you will only get a small fine. Then I was very fortunate to find Carys, working at Curt Hofmann’s. Carys immediately put my mind at ease and spoke about options that my son had. In the end, the case was dropped and my
Despite the State’s submissions indicating a term of imprisonment as the only appropriate penalty our client avoids immediate imprisonment at sentencing for dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm but receives an 8 month suspended term.
Client with Extraordinary Drivers Licence (EDL) plead guilty for failing to comply with conditions and was fined $500 but retained his EDL.
Taxi driver charged with two counts of assault public officer, we negotiated charges down to one count and client was fined $1000 and a spent conviction order was made.
Perth FIFO worker who was charged with sexual penetration without consent on fellow co-worker was acquitted after a 3 day trial in the Perth District Court of all charges.
51 year old woman acquitted of sexual penetration and attempted penetration of a 15 year old girl following District Court trial but found guilty of less serious offence of indecent dealings. At sentencing client avoids jail and was given a 12 month suspended jail term.
Just want to give a HUGE thankyou to Curt, Gretta, Carys & Angela for all your hard work through the last terrible 18 mths of our lives….we can never thankyou all so much. We would highly recommend the professional services of these lovely lawyer’s…we will be forever grateful to you all.
Curt and Carys It is with a huge sense of gratitude that I write this letter. Thank you for taking on my case and getting an end result that we had hoped for. I have never felt so emotionally drained in my entire life and last night for the first time since the 21st May I had slept through the night. (a life of crime is certainly not for me!). At least now I can move on with my life and put this behind me. Once again thank you both for representing me and ensuring that I got the best
64 year old man acquitted of indecently dealing with step-daughter after three-day trial in the District Court.
Young Perth man acquitted of historical indecent dealings with step-sister after a 3-day trial before Judge and jury in the Perth District Court.
Security guard charged with grievous bodily harm acquitted after 3 day trial in the Perth District Court before Judge and jury.
Three clients who pleaded guilty to possession of CEM all received sentences of Conditionally Suspended Imprisonment Orders which means no time to be spent in prison.
Man charged with procuring a child to perform indecent acts was acquitted after a four day trial in the Perth District Court before Judge and jury.
Salut Curt, Gretta and the friendly girl at the counter. Thanks for your help and advice. Stay happy and healthy Love E & J
Northern Suburbs father charged with GBH (after going to the aid of a young woman at risk of sexual assault) was acquitted after a 4 day trial in the Perth District Court before Judge and jury.
Perth man convicted of possession of child exploitation material avoids prison time after sentencing in the District Court.
First of all, I would like to thank Mr Hofmann for the great effort that he went to in Mr X’s case yesterday (Client identities remain confidential). I think you could say that we got the best possible outcome that was available to us, which I think we all doubted we would ever get! So from the bottom of our families heart, thank you. He saved us a lot of heartache! We even had the Community Corrections come up to us after the case stating what a fantastic job Mr Hofmann did! We believe that Curt and Gretta are worth their
Man was acquitted after two day trial before the President of the Children’s Court in relation to a charge of indecent dealing of his cousin that allegedly occurred when he was a child.
Mentally unwell man was acquitted of burglary on a dwelling and was awarded costs.
A client from years ago who was acquitted of murder but convicted of accessory after the fact was placed on a suspended term of imprisonment and avoided a considerably length of time in custody contacted us recently for help, this is what she said to Curt: “Thank you very much for the letter Curt. I often think about how you helped me out in court. Something that I will obviously remember for the rest of my life. Thanks again” A
IT Specialist worker pleads guilty to possession of child exploitation material and placed on an Intensive Supervision Order (akin to intensive probation) following his plea of guilty before a Judge of the District Court.
After trial in the Midland Magistrates Court our client was acquitted of Aggravated Indecent Assault after the Magistrate ruled that he was not satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the man was guilty as charged. The charge was dismissed and the client was awarded costs.
man avoids sentence of imprisonment
Charges of grievous bodily harm to the female partner of Perth man dropped following negotiations with the State.
Thornlie man acquitted of hoon and reckless driving charges at trial after police evidence was discredited by the defence.
Albany man accused of child sex offences has charges dropped following negotiations with the State.
Eastern States man charged with multiple sex offences of a child between 13 and 16 years of age. Following the cross-examination of the child at pre-trial hearing the State discontinued the charges as the complainant’s credibility was attacked and rendered unreliable.
Greenwood man charged with cultivating and possessing large quantity of cannabis avoids prison by Community Based Order.
Hillarys man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography and is sentenced to an Intensive Supervision Order for 18 months thereby avoiding jail time.
Mt Lawley man charged with possession of child exploitation material avoids jail by early plea of guilty in the Perth District Court and is placed on a 12 month term of imprisonment conditionally suspended for 18 months.
Saint James woman found not guilty of the murder of her husband and acquitted of all charges following trial in the Supreme Court.
Pinjarra man acquitted of drink driving charge following trial in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on the basis of challenging police evidence as to whether or not he was operating the vehicle at the relevant time.
Our client was acquitted of two charges of indecent dealings with a child after a four day trial in the Perth District Court before a Judge and Jury.
Baldivis man acquitted of all indecent dealing charges in the Perth District Court after four day trial.
In May 2014, J was acquitted of 10 counts of sexual assault on a minor. After two years of trauma for this young man, a life almost destroyed. Curt & Gretta your beliefs, your determination, your work ethics and your professionalism are outstanding. You left NO stone unturned! We were kept informed throughout the process and you were always available to talk to. We will forever be in your debt. You gave us the strength to keep going. Your admin staff were awesome, particularly Angela, you are truly fantastic. Thank you! Highly recommend Curt & Gretta for you
Swan Valley man acquitted of 10 acts of sexual penetration of child under 16 after 5 day trial in the Perth District Court where DNA evidence was successfully challenged.
Indecent dealing charges with a minor alleged to have been committed by a Northern Suburbs man of his step-daughter were discontinued following extensive negotiations between our office and the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Kelmscott man acquitted of home invasion charge after 5 day trial in the Perth District Court.
Mandurah man charged with indecent dealings with a 14 year old child has charge discontinued following negotiations with the prosecution.
62 year old Perth man avoids immediate imprisonment following plea of guilty to possessing Child Exploitation Material. Read article on our Facebook page.
Hi Gretta I sincerely appreciate all your efforts in regards to my case. Your efforts, experience, knowledge and confidence were very reassuring throughout the entire process. Thanks to you the charges were dismissed. Thank you so much! BK
Mandurah man exposed on CCTV camera in possession of two ounces of high grade methylamphetamine but acquitted following trial in the District Court.
Many thanks Curt for your best efforts which resulted in a finding of not guilty by the court. We are so happy and enjoying our life now that the ordeal is over. MH
Thank you for taking our case on. We are so grateful for your support, kindness and professional manner in which you operate. We truly believe you achieved the best possible outcome for our family. Many thanks, yours gratefully Josh and Karen V.
Young Success man successfully defends charge of aggravated armed robbery in company at trial in the Supreme Court. Although guilty of lesser offence of stealing & possession of drugs the man avoids imprisonment & receives relatively minor fines.
A Perth Taxi Driver has successfully defended indecent dealing charges alleged by intoxicated female passenger
Northern Suburbs man acquitted following trial in the Perth District Court of sexual penetration following a drinking binge with the female at her home.
Busselton man acquitted following trial of assault occasioning bodily harm when confronted by his partner’s ex-husband.
The last 18 months have been an ordeal and I felt my life was on hold waiting for my case to finish. I cannot thank you enough for all your patience, understanding and wise advice which ultimately resulted in my winning the case. Thank you again so much. JB was found not guilty of multiple sex charges involving his young cousin.
Jeffrey and I are sending you this letter so we can thank you so very much for all you did for both of us. From the beginning and from when J was charged and we had our first meeting with you, to the last, being the sentencing hearing, your professionalism showed. J and I had never been involved in the justice system and we were both scared and anxious not knowing or understanding what was going to happen. Even though you were always extremely busy, you took the time to talk us through every step, which meant when we went
I am writing this letter in order to thank you for your invaluable assistance at my recent trial. I appreciate the time that you took to prepare for the trial. I now understand how the right lawyer can sometimes change lives. GH was acquitted at trial in the Supreme Court of murdering a burglar at his premises.
We would like to express our appreciation for your professional, experienced and effective assistance during this difficult time. Your obvious expertise and empathy in dealing with this matter was greatly appreciated. JH was found not guilty at trial in the District Court of indecently dealing with his 9 year niece.
My wife and I sincerely appreciate your effort on Wednesday. Your effort in court and your experience and ability were very evident to both of us. PW was acquitted at trial of burglary charges.
Thank you once again for your hard work in bringing about a very favorable resolution of my case. I will be sure to retain your card. In the unfortunate event any acquaintances ever have the misfortunate of needing counsel, I will be sure to refer them in your direction. You listened when others would not and fought hard to succeed when my previous lawyer told me I had no chance CS was acquitted of deprivation of liberty following a four day jury trial.
Firstly, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for helping me out with my case throughout the whole period of time and all the work that you have done for me regards to my case. On behalf of my parents, we would say you handled my case professionally and we could live on with our life peacefully without any trauma because we are confidence with your expertise and abilities. Lastly, once again thank you for the hard work and effort that you and your staff have put into and resulting a very favourable resolution to
North Beach man faced charges of aggravated sexual penetration, assault and deprivation of liberty, all charges dropped.
Katanning man acquitted of aggravated firearms offences.
Perth man acquitted of all charges of raping mother and daughter.
Man acquitted over attempted armed robbery after five day trial.
Man acquitted of unlawful grievous bodily harm for stabbing his brother.
Mandurah man acquitted of sexual penetration and indecent dealing with his niece, a child under 13 years before Judge and Jury in the District Court
Charges dropped against man alleged to have been in a sexual relationship with a girl under 16 years of age.
International student acquitted of importation of child pornography found external hard drive by Customs Officials upon arrival in Australia.
Perth man acquitted of all 5 counts of indecent dealings with a child under 16 before Judge and Jury in the Perth District Court.
Triathlete hit whilst cycling by dangerous driver and compensation for his injuries and damaged bicycle were fully recovered.
Four sex assault charges discontinued against Langford man.
Byford man acquitted of abduction and deprivation of liberty following 4 day trial in the District Court.
“I wish to extend my thanks & gratitude for all you have done for me in regards to my trial. With the short amount of time that you had, I appreciate the time that you & your staff took to prepare for my trial. Your effort in court & your experience & ability were very evident, I now understand how a lawyer such as yourself can derive great satisfaction from their work. I will be sure to retain your card in the unfortunate event any acquaintances ever have a misfortunate of needing counsel, I will be sure to refer them
“On behalf of my family, I would like to express my deepest thanks for the way you handled our son’s case. It was a very traumatic year for us, but after we hired you, we were all able to relax and get on with our lives, as we were extremely confident in your expertise and abilities.“ DB’s four charges of sexual penetration of his cousin were discontinued.
“I wish to extend my thanks and gratitude for all you have done for me in regards to my case. The other day you called me with great news letting me know that I was free of all charges. I cannot thank you and your staff enough for the support and hard work, which you all did, on my behalf. JD’s charges of possessing child exploitation material on his computer were discontinued following negotiations with the DPP.
“Every once in a while, one meets a professional who supersedes the stereotypes and expectations of others. You are one of the rare few who combine compassion, wisdom and expertise within your profession. Thank you for the magnificent job you did for me.“ VB’s charges were discontinued following negotiations with state prosecutors.
“I’m not sure if you can appreciate the peace you have given my family. Your professionalism, experience and work ethic were amazing. I will always speak highly of this “great defense lawyer I know“. Thank you“ PJ was acquitted following trial in the District Court of grievous bodily harm of a stabbing during a domestic incident.
North Beach man faced charges of aggravated sexual penetration, assault and deprivation of liberty – CHARGES DROPPED
Kattanning man charged with aggravated firearms offences – ACQUITTED.
Perth man charged with raping mother and daughter – ACQUITTED on all counts
Westminster man charged with attempted armed robbery – ACQUITTED after five day trial.