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AVO withdrawn after we cross-examine complainant

Apprehended Violence Orders, Domestic Violence, Hornsby Local Court, Not Guilty, Recent Cases, Recent News

Hornsby Local Court – February 2016 Our client instructed us to defend an AVO brought by his wife from whom he had separated. We subjected her to a forceful cross-examination, which soon had her story falling apart. Under threat of pursuing our legal costs if successful, we persuaded the police prosecutor to withdraw the AVO […]

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Section 10 no conviction for riding in a stolen motor vehicle

Criminal Law, Hornsby Local Court, Recent Cases, Recent News, Section 10

Hornsby Local Court – January 2016 Our client was charged with riding in a stolen conveyance after he allowed himself to ride as passenger on two occasions on a stolen scooter. Initially instructing us to plead not guilty, then changing those instructions to deal with the matter by way of diversion under mental health legislation, […]

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