Information Sheets

  • Using A Carriage Service To Menace Harass Or Offend – Lawyers NSW - Using A Carriage Service To Menace Harass Or Offend Charges If you have been charged with using a carriage service to menace, harass or offend you need to speak with
  • What conditions can be included in an Apprehended Violence Order? - Upon the issuing of an AVO (Apprehended Violence Order), the following conditions are included preventing the person subject to the order from: assaulting, molesting, harassing, or interfering with the Protected
  • What happens if a person does not consent to an Apprehended Violence Order? - Apprehended Violence Order - If a person does not consent to an AVO, the matter will be adjourned so the magistrate can decide whether there are grounds to make an
  • When can a court issue an Apprehended Violence Order? - Court issued - An AVO (Apprehended Violence Order) can be issued by the court under the following circumstances: the defendant consents to the order being made; after hearing all of
  • Steps to take after the application for an Apprehended Violence Order - Apprehended Violence Order and the steps to take after the application. Upon the making of an application for an order, it’s essential to note the court date when the application
  • How to apply for an Apprehended Violence Order? - Apprehended Violence Order and how to apply for one - A person can contact the police, who can then make an application for an AVO on the person’s behalf, otherwise,
  • What is an Apprehended Violence Order? - Apprehended Violence Order - Unlike an ADVO which is issued in matters involving family violence, an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is a court issued order for a person who fears
  • Family violence orders (Apprehended Domestic Violence Order) - Family Violence Orders, an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) is generally made to protect someone from family violence. An ADVO usually prohibits one family member from coming within a certain
  • Family violence and children - Family Violence and Children - Domestic Violence Law - Children may be particularly vulnerable to family violence, and the Act states that a child is exposed to family violence if
  • What is family violence? - What is family violence - Section 4AB(1) of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) defines family violence as "violent, threatening or other behaviour by a person that coerces
  • A Guide to ADVO’s & AVO’s in NSW - View PDF  What is family violence? Family violence and children Family violence orders (Apprehended Domestic Violence Order) What is an Apprehended Violence Order? How to apply for an Apprehended Violence
  • Home Invasion, Burglary & Theft - Home Invasion, Burglary and Theft cases are all property offences. These crimes are dealt with in the District Court. The severity of these crimes increases where there are aggravating circumstances.
  • Possession of a prohibited drug: The law in New South Wales - Possession of a prohibited drug the law in New South Wales under the provisions of s 10 of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985  (NSW), it is an offence
  • Drugs: Small Quantities and the Law - Drugs Small Quantities and the Law Introduction When it comes to drugs and the law, behaviour is grouped into a number categories. These relate to the type and amount of
  • Drug Offences - Drug offences if you are charged with a drug offence, you will not automatically receive the maximum penalty - there are a variety of matters a court looks at to
  • Solving a few Murder Mysteries - Murder and Attempted Murder /Manslaughter section 19A of the Crimes Act NSW provides that a person who commits the crime of murder is liable to imprisonment for life. The elements
  • Your rights under arrest -  Your rights under arrest, Protecting yourself when Under Arrest Your rights under arrest, being arrested will be a frightening, traumatic and confusing time for most people. While it is important
  • What is the law in regards to handcuffing a person who is under arrest? - Handcuffing a person who is under arrest, the police have a wide range of powers when placing a person under arrest – while in turn, the person being placed under
  • Going to court - Going to Court, Court Lawyers Sydney - Appearing in Court to answer a criminal charge will be a difficult and stressful time. Not only will your future be on the
  • Drinking & driving offences - Drinking and Driving,  Drive Under the Influence. There are two types of drink driving offences with which you can be charged, both of which are established by the Road Transport