Originally Posted by Knightelf
For low level first time driving offences (eg. DUI under high limit in QLD) there's no point getting a lawyer if you intend to plead guilty. Either way it won't lower the penalties. I used to appear for clients doing stuff like this, easy $2k (for the firm anyway) for a 10 minute appearance.
As someone with hopefully a moral conscience, did u ever dissuade the poor sods from going ahead? Or did u gleefully take their money and apologize after the verdict