Parole lawyers to support you

Our team handles a variety of parole cases, including:

  • Submissions in support of parole release
  • Submissions in respect pf parole suspensions
  • Preliminary refusal decisions
  • Litigation or judicial review concerning adverse parole decisions

It is important to understand that parole is not a privilege or an entitlement – prisoners are not entitled to be released once they reach their parole eligibility date. Parole decisions are handled by the Parole Board Queensland.

The Parole Board consider many matters in assessing whether a prisoner is suitable for release. Ultimately, their highest priority is the safety of the community. They will also consider:

  • The prisoner’s criminal history and pattern of offending
  • Whether there are any circumstances likely to increase the risk the prisoner presents to the community
  • Whether the conviction was a serious violent or sexual offence
  • The recommendation of the sentencing court including any comments by the Judge during the sentencing hearing
  • Any medical, psychological or psychiatric risk assessment reports relating to the prisoner
  • The prisoner’s behaviour in prison
  • Whether the prisoner will have access to any support services in the community
  • Whether they have suitable accommodation upon release
  • The prisoner’s progress and compliance in relation to any rehabilitation and intervention programs in prison

To maximise chances of success in obtaining release at the earliest possible date, you need a lawyer who can help you understand the parole system and support you through the process. We have a dedicated team of lawyers who can assist your loved one with their parole application. Call us now on 1300 557 884 to have a confidential discussion.

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More on parole

There are two types of parole orders in Queensland:

Court-ordered
A court-ordered parole order sets a fixed date for release to parole, which is determined by the court at the time of sentence.

Board-ordered
A board-ordered parole order applies to prisoners sentenced to imprisonment with a parole eligibility date (which is distinct from a set release date). It is the Parole Board Queensland that determines when the prisoner is released to parole once the eligibility date is reached.

The type of offence and the length of imprisonment term are the main factors which determine whether a prisoner is entitled to a sentence with a set release date or just recommended eligibility for parole.

For more details on the parole application process, see our article: Applying for parole – how the process works.

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I paid you for your knowledge, experience and professional competence. But in addition I got your kindness, compassion and respect. Much appreciated. It helped me a lot. Thanks.

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Great law firm. Technically brilliant, and focused on achieving the outcome that the client wants... and achieving it as quickly as possible.

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Michael O’Brien is simply the best guy you can have alongside. The team at Fisher Dore is absolutely outstanding!

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Excellent representation - solid advice - great outcome.

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Fisher Dore are Brisbane’s best law firm. Honest, genuine and (most importantly) competent lawyers who will help you achieve justice. I give them 10/10.

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Long term professional association. Established credibility and integrity. A pleasure to be involved in multidisciplinary team work in benefitting clients.

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Friendly and professional. Highly recommend the team. Approachable and non-judgemental with a passion and extensive knowledge of what they do.

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This firm was so easy to talk to, compassionate, reliable and 100% hardworking. Thanks so much.

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We can't express how grateful we are for all your kindness, support and generosity during this difficult time. With sincere thanks.

Thank you Fisher Dore for all you have done to release the burden we have been living with...well done.

Just want to say thank you for all your help and effort you have put in. You go above and beyond. I appreciate everything you and your team have done for me in helping better my life!

Thanks again…for going above and beyond what I could have ever imagined. I am so grateful I can now get on the right track and move forward with my life.

Thank-you for all the hard work you have put into my case and your continued support throughout the last few months. I appreciate everything you have done for me.

Thank you for fighting for me and for doing such a great job. Please pass on my gratitude to the team.

Sean Gibbs provided an amazing service at an affordable rate. My matter was a very complex criminal proceeding lasting 16 months. I could not be any happier with the results. I strongly recommend Sean Gibbs from Fisher Dore to anyone facing criminal charges.

I can't tell you how grateful I am for this and how much weight you have taken off of my shoulders.

After talking to Fisher Dore Lawyers, I felt like an enormous weight had been lifted from my shoulders.

Thank you so much for all of your hard work . I truly appreciate everything you have done. I owe my freedom to you. Thank you!

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11/10 These guys go beyond measures to make sure you know the ins and outs of everything. Couldn't thank or recommend enough.

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Thank you for your compassion, dedication and hard work throughout this difficult time. This has been life changing for me and I can't imagine how I would have got through this without your support, professionalism and expertise. I'm so grateful for your efforts and the great work you did on my behalf. Thanks again for going above and beyond, and doing everything you could to win my case.

I just wanted to put into writing, just how profoundly grateful I am for the sound advice & skilful representation you provided. The outcome you secured for me was better than I could have dared to wish for. I owe you a debt of gratitude.

I just wanted to say thank you very much for your handling of my case. I am very pleased with the outcome as well as your professionalism in communication and encouragement in my difficult time. Once again, thank you very much.

I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you did for us and in particular, the compassion and empathy you showed throughout this entire process. We will never forget the sterling job you did for us from the moment we first engaged with you. It is a credit to you and the team at Fisher Dore to have reached such a positive outcome in such unusual circumstances and one to be commended. I cannot express just how important your legal assistance and guidance has been. Without it, I fear the outcome wouldn’t have been as favourable as it was and for this, I am forever in your debt.

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Strongly recommend if you would like the best chance at freedom.

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Fisher Dore achieved a positive outcome and advised us at every step what was happening and how we should behave or what to do to achieve this outcome. Our criminal lawyer was fantastic and we would recommend both him and Fisher Dore to anyone who needed help. Thanks so very much.

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Exceptional service and justice was served. Thank you!

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I found Michael Finch to be both very personable and professional in every aspect of his work. I felt confident my matter was in the safest of hands, and Michael was pro-active in sorting the matter. Michael has my highest recommendations.

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Thank you to the wonderful and professional team at Fisher Dore Lawyers. The experience you brought to the table was nothing but excellent, achieving an amazing result.

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