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Articles Courts Criminal Law April 20, 2016

Discrimination On Public Transport

Crime, particularly against women travelling for both work and pleasure, is a well-known and unpleasant issue that has been an unfortunate aspect of the public transport scene in most capital cities for many years. A recent survey has noted 2,859 criminal offences against women on public transport, including almost 19 sexual offences, since September 2012. […]

Have You Been Left Out Of A Will?

Don’t lose hope just yet! Your lawyer may be able to help by what is known as a Family Provision Claim to the Court. (Traditionally these claims were known as ‘Testator & Family Maintenance’ Claims). The well-known Bosch Lecture Theatre at Sydney University is a monument to this area of law. Mr Bosch donated all […]

Criminal Law Family Law February 1, 2016

Domestic Violence is now part of our Criminal Code

Domestic Violence whether the perpetrator is male or female, directed against a partner or in the worst scenario against children, in any form is not acceptable in our community. Has the recent plethora of media attention supported or encouraged false claims to be made is another question. If one believes the media attention given to […]

Articles Courts Criminal Law October 30, 2015

A High Old Time at Magistrates Court

Our Special Counsel, Mr Sara, was commissioned to act for an associate of a long standing client in Murwillumbah Local Magistrates Court, far North Eastern NSW. The client, a company director, had been charged with drive whilst disqualified by Court order. Serious stuff – it is a contempt of Court. Anyway, the Red SS commodore […]

what is criminal law?

Articles Criminal Law Litigation September 12, 2015

What Is Criminal Law?

Criminal Law conjures up images of heavily tattooed men wanting to ‘cap’ you, while hip hop is playing in the background. And that’s just the lawyers, you should see the clients! But really the phrase ‘there but for the grace of God go I’ lends itself to what criminal law is really about. You hold down […]