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Client walks free after taking 20 pills to a festival, Burwood Local Court

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Our client was charged with supply after being caught with 20 pills going to a festival in Homebush. The police rejected our offer for our client to plead guilty to possession, which was not charged. At the hearing, we satisfied the Magistrate that our client was not carrying the pills with the intention of supplying […]

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Sentence reduced on appeal for intimidation offence, Balmain Local Court

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Our client was charged with intimidation after he allegedly threatened a neighbour. He pleaded not guilty but was regrettably convicted after a Local Court hearing. We successfully appealed the sentence to the District Court, where the a section 10 bond was imposed with no conviction recorded.

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Section 9 after punch-up at a country pub, Moss Vale Local Court

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Our client was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm after a bar fight. Another man initiated an argument while our client was with his girlfriend and our client ended up punching the other man several times in the head. We advised him to plead guilty, and made submissions in support of a section 10. […]

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AVO and assault withdrawn and dismissed, Blacktown Local Court

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Toward the end of an extensive hearing which revealed the weakness of the prosecution case, the police withdrew indecent assault charges and AVOs taken out against our client by his disgruntled former employees. The Court dismissed the AVO and criminal charges.

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Section 10 for mid-range drink driving, good record, Manly Local Court

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Our client was a grandfather with a clean driving record after being on the road for over 50 years. He was stopped by an RBT after consuming alcohol at a friend’s wake. The Magistrate took account of our client’s record and the circumstances of the offence and released him without conviction on a good behaviour […]

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Section 10 on appeal for verbal threats

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Our client was charged for threatening his neighbour while staying at his partner’s house. We advised him to plead not guilty, as the case was essentially a he said / she said. At a hearing at Balmain Local Court, the Magistrate accepted the complainant’s version of events and convicted our client. We appealed the sentence […]

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Conviction overturned for spitting at bouncer

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Our client was charged with common assault and fail to quit premises. He was refused entry while trying to enter a pub after celebrating a friend’s engagement. He got in an argument with the bouncer and spat on the ground. The bouncer then attacked our client and our client was arrested. We advised our client […]

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No jail for home detention order contravention on appeal to Parramatta District Court

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We represented our client in a drugs and firearms matter in which he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to home detention. He failed a mandatory drug test after cannabis was detected in his system. The Magistrate at the Local Court revoked the home detention order and sentenced our client to full-time custody. We appealed to […]

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Reduced penalties for multiple fail to nominate offences

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Our client was an international student from China whose car was registered under the name of a relative’s company. She went on an extended holiday, during which time an associate had access to her car and racked up eight speeding fines. She received the fines and fail to nominate notices in the mail upon her […]

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One conviction, two good behaviour bonds for fail to nominate offences

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Our client was a student from the Middle East who was charged with three fail to nominate driving offences. As these were his first offences, we requested the Magistrate deal with all of them by way of no conviction. The Magistrate agreed in part, recording no conviction for the first two offences, but regarding the […]

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Section 10 for repeat unlicensed traffic offender

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Our client had a previous traffic offence when he was caught driving unlicensed performing an illegal left turn. We advised him to plead guilty, and made submissions explaining that he was driving to get dinner for his wife who was suffering from cancer. The Magistrate took favour with our submissions and disposed of the matter […]

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AVO dismissed following legal argument at Burwood Local Court

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Our client was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and an AVO in relation to a domestic with his wife. The wife did not turn up to court and had sent a letter to the police requesting that they drop the charges. The prosecutor argued for an adjournment arguing that they were unable to […]

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