Going to Court? Book Your Free First Appointment

Possessing a Stolen Dog

Possessing a Stolen Dog is an offence under Section 504 of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 5 penalty units, which is currently $550.

To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:

  1. You possessed a dog
  2. The dog was stolen, and
  3. You knew the dog was stolen

Defences to the charge include:

  1. Duress, and
  2. Claim of right, which means you genuinely believed you were legally entitled to the dog

What Our Clients Say SEE ALL

  • ★★★★★

    I was really happy with the outcome of my case

    A big thank you to Mehmet & Rasheen for their professionalism and amazing work. I…

  • ★★★★★

    Could not wish for a better outcome at court

    Mehmet did an unbelievable job in court for me. Could not wish for a better…

  • ★★★★★

    Very proffesional approach

    Quick shout out to Fahim from Sydney Criminal Lawyers. This guy means business and does…

  • ★★★★★

    Went above and beyond to secure a favourable outcome

    Rasheen Mahmodian provided great legal advice and went above and beyond to secure a favourable…

Going to Court? Call For Your Free First Appointment