Being Sentenced in the Local Court

Are you going to Court? Going to court is a very confronting experience. Orr Legal can you support you through this process.   What happens if I plead Guilty or I have been found guilty? If you plead guilty or are found guilty in the Local Court, the magistrate will sentence you. The sentence process will usually start straight after [...]

2022-04-13T10:32:14+10:00May 5th, 2022|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Being Sentenced in the Local Court

Consenting to Apprehended Violence Order ‘AVO’

What is an AVO? An Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is a court order issued for the protection of a person who believes that their life or safety is in danger.   What are the types of AVO’s? There are two types of AVO issued by the court that would depend on the allegations of the [...]

2022-04-12T18:55:44+10:00April 28th, 2022|Criminal Law, Family Law|0 Comments

Common Assault

Common Assault is an offence under Section 61 of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 2 years in prison and/or a fine of $5,500.   What is Common Assault Common Assault is an act that causes another person to apprehend immediate and unlawful violence. While most assaults involve unwanted physical contact an assault [...]

2022-04-12T18:55:27+10:00April 14th, 2022|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Common Assault
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