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Understanding an AVO

Understanding an AVO

UNDERSTANDING AN APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDER (‘AVO’) IN NEW SOUTH WALES David Philippe @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDER An apprehended violence order (also known as an ‘AVO’) is a Court order that protects victims of domestic or personal...

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Companies avoiding tax in Australia

Companies avoiding tax in Australia

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce, one of the most prominent supporters of the Turnbull government’s proposed big business tax cut, presides over a company that hasn’t paid corporate tax for close to 10 years. Here is a list of companies avoiding tax in Australia – Name Tax paid...

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Should there be laws against Cyber Bullying?

Should there be laws against Cyber Bullying?

By Marina Salib @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers Cyber bullying is a contemporary manifestation of traditional bullying which is carried out online or through the use mobile devices. This may include, using sms, email or social networking sites to harass or abuse...

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Coping with accidental death or injury

Coping with accidental death or injury

Accidentally harming another human being is one of the mostdistressing experiences most of us can even imagine, and coping poses many challenges. Those of us who have caused accidental death or injury (CADIs) experience a wide range of emotional and cognitive...

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What is a section 32 Order?

What is a section 32 Order?

What is a section 32 Order? – Analysis of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 (NSW) By Yavin Kumar @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers Section 32 of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 (NSW) is an efficient tool available to Magistrates in New...

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The Relationship Between Gambling and Crime

The Relationship Between Gambling and Crime

By Yavin Kumar @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers Gambling is a popular form of entertainment among Australians, and with over 80% of Australian adults engaging in some form of gambling every year, our country now has the highest rate of gambling in the world. Gambling...

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AVO – Everything you need to know

AVO – Everything you need to know

New South Wales – Apprehended Violence Orders Can I protect myself from violence or harassment? If you fear violence or harassment from your husband or partner, you can take steps to protect yourself by applying for a protection order from a local court or a Federal...

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The right to silence

The right to silence

By Yavin Kumar @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers If a person has reasonable grounds to believe that they are suspected of being a party to an offence, he or she is entitled to remain silent if questioned to give information to law enforcement authorities regarding the...

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