3 October 2019
A limitation period is a specified timeframe that you have to bring a claim before a Court. If you bring a claim outside the limitation period, the Court can dismiss your case.
19 September 2019
In part 4 of our series on Apprehended Violence Orders (“AVOs”) we explore what can happen if you contravene the terms of your AVO, and the possible consequences of contravention.
12 September 2019
Keeping your legal documents secure, organised and easily accessible is now easier with our online service portal.
5 September 2019
Affray is a public disorder offence. It is charge that is used by Police where they allege a violent encounter has occurred. This can occur in private or in public and can range from a violent fight between two people to an all-in brawl.
The charge of affray is becoming more common as in some cases, it can be easier for the State to prove than an assault. This is concerning as the maximum penalty for affray is significantly higher than for most assaults.
In this article, we will explore the definition and elements of affray, and what the Police are required to prove for you to be found guilty of affray.
15 August 2019
In part 4 of our series on Apprehended Violence Orders (“AVOs”) we explain the various stages of an AVO.