Offences Against Children

Have you been charged with offence against children?

It can include a number of offences, including Abduction of a Child Under the Age of 16 for Sexual Purpose, Indecent Act with or in the Presence of a Child Aged Under 16, Involving a Child in the Production of Child Abuse Material, Possession of Child Abuse Material, Sexual Activity in the Presence of a Child Aged 16 or 17 Under Care, Supervision or Authority, and Sexual penetration with a Child Aged Under 16. If you have been charged with just one, or a number of these offences, it is important to seek appropriate and up-to-date legal advice from the experienced criminal lawyers at Emma Turnbull lawyers.

At Emma Turnbull Lawyers, our team of experienced criminal defence lawyers can provide you with the right advice to proceed through the police interview stage and the court process, with our expert lawyers preparing your matter.

Recent changes to the law have introduced a number of offences that have a mandatory prison sentence. It is essential that your defence to any of these offences is prepared properly from the beginning to minimise the risk of a mandatory sentence being imposed against you.

What do I do?

Clients often have questions surrounding what offences against Children charge means for them, like:

  • Do I need legal advice?
  • What are the consequences of this particular charge?
  • How do I defend these charges?

At Emma Turnbull lawyers, we have the experience and expertise to provide you with the most thorough and current advice on how to proceed in matters like police interviews, and court hearings.

Recent cases our lawyers have undertaken for assault charges are available under the Media tab at the top of the page.

Contact our office today to speak to an accredited criminal law specialist, on (03) 9077 4834 or at