Good Behaviour Licence

Holders of unrestricted driver licences in New South Wales may elect to obtain a good behaviour licence rather than serve out their driver licence suspensions.    What is a good behaviour licence?  Section 36 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) provides a mechanism whereby full licence holders who have exceeded their demerit point limit may apply [...]

2022-05-27T09:55:28+10:00May 23rd, 2022|Road and Driving|Comments Off on Good Behaviour Licence

Family Dispute Resolution: What is it and Do I have to do it?

What is Family Dispute Resolution (FDR)? Family Dispute Resolution is a mediation that specifically helps families resolve issues concerning parenting and property: Where the children will live How much time they will spend with family How you will communicate and How property will be divided.   Do I need to attend? Under the Family Law [...]

2022-07-01T09:13:56+10:00May 9th, 2022|Family Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Family Dispute Resolution: What is it and Do I have to do it?

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

Orr Legal – Wills

My name is Nichole the Principal of Orr Legal. I am writing this about something that is very important that every single person should have. A LEGAL WILL!   People Do Not Like To Talk About Wills I know that people don't like talking about what happens when they die but it's an important conversation [...]

2022-04-13T13:18:20+10:00April 1st, 2022|Wills & Estate Planning|Comments Off on Orr Legal – Wills
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