Criminal Law


A criminal conviction can have very serious implications for a person, therefore it is highly advisable that if you are summonsed to the District Court that you would engage the services of a Solicitor.

At Geraghty & Co., Solicitors we deal with all matters coming before the District Court, including the following:

  • Road Traffic Offences:

o    Careless Driving

o    Dangerous Driving

o    Speeding

o    Drink Driving

o    Driving without insurance/ tax/ driver’s licence

  • Public Order Offences
  • Assaults
  • Possession of Drugs/ Weapon

At Geraghty & Co., Solicitors we have many years of experience in dealing with an array of District Court cases.

We can advise on all District Court matters such as the summons, the charge, the alleged offence, pleading or contesting and the likely outcomes.

We can also advise you in relation to bail application and lodging appeals to the Circuit Court.

At Geraghty & Co.  two of our Solicitors,  Brian M Geraghty and Donal Geraghty, are members of the criminal free legal aid panel.

If you have been served with a summons or charge sheet to appear in the District Court you can contact our offices to arrange an appointment to discuss the matter.

Please note we attend all District Courts in County Galway

If you have any query in respect of a court appearance or any other legal matter of which we can be of assistance, please contact us herein by phone on 091-565258 or email us at enquires@geraghty.ie or use the ‘Contact Us’  section of the website.