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Would like to know the process of appealing a drug driving charge which pleaded guilty to which was a 1st time offence due to drug driving but somehow was charged and convicted of the offence as a third time offender which was incorrect so was handed the mandatory charges of 12 months disqualification and a $500 minimal fine what are the possibilities of an appeal and how would i need to go about lodging it and is there a specific time frame to lodge it by

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Queensland

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I havent as yet as i have been trying to find out information on how to go about it

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No thats all i can think of right now

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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 4 months ago
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 4 months ago
When was the hearing date, as there is a strict time limit to apply for an appeal.
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