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Small fine after successful charge negotiation of allegations of choking in domestic setting

Apprehended Violence Orders, Assault, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Recent Cases, Recent News, Waverley Local Court

Waverley Local Court – March 2016 Our client was a young labourer from the north coast charged with choking and common assault in relation to his partner. On the basis of significant inconsistencies in the partner’s version of events, we negotiated with the prosecution offering to plead to the common assault in exchange for dropping […]

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Charges dismissed for assaulting A housemate

Apprehended Violence Orders, Assault, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Recent News, Waverley Local Court

Waverley Local Court – October 2015 Our client was charged with common assault after she allegedly drunkenly assaulted her housemate, in a colourful account whereby our client allegedly threw a cucumber at the complainant at one point. The complainant had to be urged to attend court by prosecuting police, and was clearly reluctant to do […]

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No conviction for Eastern Suburbs domestic assault

Assault, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News, Section 10, Waverley Local Court

Waverley Local Court – October 2015 Our client was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm after he bit his boyfriend during an argument following a drinking session. He was also put on a provisional AVO. The boyfriend wrote a character reference for our client indicating that they had resolved their differences and our client was no […]

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SDRO annulment granted at Waverley Local Court, 6 points reclaimed

Recent Cases, Traffic Law, Waverley Local Court

Waverley Local Court – July 2015 We appeared for a woman who had a fine for a speeding offence turn into an SDRO Enforcement Order. Such orders, once going through internal review, can only be challenged in court. Our client loaned her vehicle to another couple from the UK subject to a ‘home swap’. Upon […]

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