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When drug possession turns into supply

This blog talks about how drug possession turns into supply in NSW. If you are arrested with drugs in your possession, you may be charged with supply of prohibited drugs, even if the narcotics were not intended for that purpose. The Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) (‘DMTA’) makes it a crime for a […]

What is Self Defence in Criminal Law?

What is self defence in Criminal Law? Self defence in criminal law is a complete legal defence that, if established, renders a person ‘not criminally responsible’ for otherwise unlawful conduct such as assault, cause injury and affray charges. In order to rely on self-defence in court, there must be some evidence supporting the defence being […]

Here’s Why Preserving Evidence Is So Important in Criminal Cases

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Evidence plays an integral role in the justice system and can be the deciding factor between someone receiving jail time or being set free. In order to protect your clients’ freedom, it’s crucial to preserve evidence in any case where it would be useful in court. Here are some reasons explained by the top criminal […]

What You Need to Know About Apprehended Violence Orders

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If you have been accused of being violent or threatening towards someone, it can be quite stressful even if you haven’t done anything wrong. This post will give you an insight into what an apprehended violence order (AVO) is, and how you can work with criminal lawyers in Sydney to defend yourself against one. What […]

Affirmative Sexual Consent Laws in NSW – What You Need to Know

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Major reforms have been made by the New South Wales parliament regarding the Affirmative Sexual Content laws in the state. The changes have been made to ensure that justice is served to the survivors and victims of sexual assault cases. According to this law, both participants should consent to sexual activity, otherwise it would be […]