Kings Perth Office Tower
Level 1, 533 Hay Street
Disorderly Conduct – The offence of Disorderly Conduct, otherwise known as Behaving in a Disorderly Manner in a Public Place includes: (a) to use insulting, offensive or threatening language; and (b) to behave in an insulting, offensive or threatening manner. The maximum penalty available is a fine of $6000. Following recently changes to the law, most Disorderly Conduct charges are dealt with by an infringement rather than a court hearing.
The most common defences to a charge of Disorderly Conduct are:
- The person was not behaving in the manner alleged;
- The behaviour would not be offensive to a reasonable member of the public.
If you have been charged with Disorderly Conduct click the ‘contact us’ tab to book a free initial consultation. We provide straightforward and dependable legal advice, forceful representation and our fees are highly competitive.