Understanding Jury Duty

Jury duty in the Maitland and Newcastle areas of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, is a civic duty where eligible citizens are randomly selected to serve as jurors in the legal system. Jurors play a crucial role in ensuring a fair and impartial trial by determining the facts of a case and delivering a verdict. [...]

2024-01-18T21:12:03+11:00January 8th, 2024|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Understanding Controlling Coercive Violence

  For individuals in Maitland and Newcstle, NSW, who may find themselves accused of controlling coercive violence, navigating the legal complexities of such allegations is paramount. In the context of New South Wales' legal framework, comprehending the statutes around controlling coercive violence is essential, as is securing adept legal representation. Deciphering Controlling Coercive Violence in [...]

2023-11-20T13:15:31+11:00December 18th, 2023|News|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Contravening AVO in NSW!

If you or someone you know has been charged with contravening an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) in New South Wales, then you've come to the right place for professional legal help. AVOs are serious and must be taken seriously. However, if a person breaks the terms of an AVO, they can face serious legal consequences [...]

2023-06-13T16:17:11+10:00July 10th, 2023|Criminal Law|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Contravening AVO in NSW!

Facing a Charge of Violent Disorder in New South Wales

Being charged with a violent disorder is a serious offence and can have severe consequences on your life and prospects. In such a situation, you need the legal expertise and guidance of a reputable solicitor. A knowledgeable and experienced solicitor with legal knowledge and capabilities to effectively represent you. This article will provide you with [...]

2023-05-19T14:12:51+10:00May 15th, 2023|Criminal Law|0 Comments

How to Apply for an AVO in New South Wales

Applying for an AVO (Apprehended Violence Order) in New South Wales can be a daunting task, before you get too far into this, we always strongly suggest that you contact Nichole Orr for the best advice before you proceed with an AVO. To give you an idea on how the process works here are the [...]

2023-11-30T12:11:46+11:00April 17th, 2023|Criminal Law|Comments Off on How to Apply for an AVO in New South Wales

Low Range DUI Penalties in NSW

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offence in New South Wales, with harsh penalties for those who are found guilty. In this blog, we will discuss what constitutes a low-range DUI and the associated penalties for those convicted of such an offence.   Low-Range DUI Offence In NSW, a low-range drunk driving offence [...]

2023-05-30T10:08:28+10:00March 20th, 2023|Criminal Law, Driving Offences|Comments Off on Low Range DUI Penalties in NSW

An Overview of High-Range DUI in New South Wales

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offence that carries significant penalties in New South Wales. In this blog post, we’ll cover the basics of high-range DUI and explain its associated consequences.   What is High-Range DUI? High-range DUI applies when drivers have an alcohol concentration of 0.15 or more in their blood or [...]

2023-05-01T09:44:00+10:00March 6th, 2023|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Charged with Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious issue that has devastating consequences for those affected. Domestic violence is a criminal offence, that can result in charges being laid against the accused. It is imperative to get legal help as soon as possible when facing a domestic violence-related charge or charges. Have you or someone you know been [...]

2023-11-30T12:12:03+11:00February 20th, 2023|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Charged with Domestic Violence

When a night out ends up with being charged with Affray

  Its Friday night, you’re out on the town. Everyone is having a great time when you find yourself in a brawl. The police are called, and you’re taken away in the back of a police vehicle to be charged with Affray. Affray is an unfortunate but common scene particularly with our youth.   What [...]

2023-05-19T16:27:02+10:00February 13th, 2023|Criminal Law|Comments Off on When a night out ends up with being charged with Affray

High Range Drink Driving in NSW: The Facts

In NSW, if you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of more than 0.05 but less than 0.08 you will be given an "Exceed Prescribed Concentration" offence and fined $1,100. If your BAC is more than 0.08 you will be charged with "Driving under the influence" which can carry a penalty of [...]

2023-05-30T10:09:53+10:00December 19th, 2022|Criminal Law|Comments Off on High Range Drink Driving in NSW: The Facts
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