Madelyn Rologas

Lawyer

Madelyn joined Gilshenan & Luton in 2020.

Initially starting as a paralegal, Madelyn gained extensive experience in the criminal jurisdiction assisting our solicitors on a variety of criminal trials and sentences in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts, before being admitted as a solicitor in 2021. Madelyn appears frequently in courts across Queensland in relation to criminal, traffic and domestic violence matters.

Madelyn is available to assist in all aspects of criminal law, and has a particular interest in:

Outside of work, Madelyn enjoys reading and spending time with her dog, Carlos.

Recent articles by Madelyn

Your rights when police come to your home

Your rights when police come to your home

An unexpected visit from the police, asking questions or saying they have a search warrant to go through your house, is a very confronting event. If you find yourself in this position, it is important you are aware of the extent of police powers, and your rights in responding to them.
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A guide to applying for parole in Queensland

A guide to applying for parole in Queensland

When a defendant is sentenced to a term of imprisonment, they will typically be released at some time during their jail sentence on parole. This article looks at the process of applying for parole and how the Parole Board determines that application.
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Good behaviour bonds Queensland

Good behaviour bonds Queensland

A sentencing option available to Magistrates and Judges in appropriate cases, is what’s known as a ‘good behaviour bond’. A good behaviour bond allows the offender to remain in the community on the condition that they will be of good behaviour for the period of the good behaviour order.
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Common court orders in Queensland criminal sentencing

Common court orders in Queensland criminal sentencing

In Queensland, the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 (Qld) (“the Act”) contains the sentencing principles, guidelines and options applied by the court when imposing a penalty for a criminal offence.
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