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Domestic violence in the household

Domestic violence in the household

Assault, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News

Domestic violence in the household By Yavin Kumar @ Sydney Criminal Defence lawyers   Domestic violence can happen to anyone in any household, and can also occur in many forms and circumstances. In most cases, domestic violence results from an abuse of power or control from one person over another, which can result in horrific […]

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Indecent Assault and Sexual assault-Everything you need to know

Indecent Assault and Sexual assault-Everything you need to know

Assault, Miscellaneous

INDECENT ASSAULT By David Philippe @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers The offence of indecent assault is embodied in section 61L of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW), which provides: Any person who assaults another person and, at the time of, or immediately before or after, the assault, commits an act of indecency or in the presence of […]

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NSW Government announces plans for a domestic violence register

Criminal Law

The NSW Government has announced plans to be the first State to have a domestic violence register. The scheme will be modelled on a UK equivalent, and will allow individuals to obtain disclosures from police into their partners’ history of domestic violence (if any). To begin with, the register will only consist of men convicted […]

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