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  • Downing Centre Local Court Lawyers- Downing Centre Local Court - Downing Centre Lawyers NSW Downing Centre Lawyers and the Criminal Court Procedure George Sten & Co Criminal Lawyers have over 50 years of experience in…
  • 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 Order & (ADVO) Apprehended Domestic Violence Order Family Violence Order, and Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) is generally made to protect someone from family violence. An ADVO usually…
  • 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 Offence in NSW - Drug Lawyers Sydney Drug Lawyers Sydney if you are facing charges or have been charged with a drug related offence call our expert Drug Defence…
  • 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 Law in NSW Handcuffing a person who is under arrest, the police have a wide range of powers when placing a…
  • 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- Drink Driving Lawyers Sydney 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…
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