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Sentencing Options-Pleading guilty or not guilty

Sentencing OptionsIf a guilty plea is entered or a person is found guilty of an offence, the courts have several sentencing options at their disposal.Potential sentences or orders that a court may impose can be classified as non-custodial and custodial sentences.The following are Non-custodial sentences:Dismissal of chargeSection 10 of the Crimes (sentencing procedure) Act 1999, allows the court to make a finding of guilt but not record a conviction. A section 10 dismissal of a charge can be a dismissal with no...

Posted on 
June 16, 2018
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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Not Guilty

Not guilty one count, good behaviour bond for other in workplace sexual assault – Burwood Local Court

Our client was an elderly medical professional charged with two counts of indecent assault upon a young female employee. We advised our client to plead not guilty to the charges, and after a hearing, one of the charges was made out, and the other was dismissed. We put forward an argument for her Honour to proceed without conviction, but due to the nature of the offence a conviction and good behaviour bond were imposed. We have appealed both the conviction and the sentence to the District Court.

Posted on 
July 2, 2014
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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