Articles matching Court Appearances


What is Expert Evidence?

Filed under: Court Appearances, All court work, Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Where specialised knowledge or skill is required in a Court case, judges (and juries) may require the assistance of a witness who can give an expert o...

How do I Issue or Challenge a Subpoena?

Filed under: Court Appearances, All court work, Mediation and court addendance

A subpoena is issued to obtain evidence which is relevant to the legal proceeding (see more below). Failure to comply with a subpoena is a contempt...

Criminal law: ‘mens rea’ and the guilty mind

Filed under: Court Appearances, Drug Offences, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Murder, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Weapons, Arson

It’s probably not too controversial of a statement to make; that the law is filled with many confusing terms and that’s not even including Latin – which...

Downing Centre Lawyers and the Criminal Court Procedure

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law

George Sten & Co Criminal Lawyers have over 50 years of experience in appearing in a range of criminal matters in the Downing Centre Local Court and District...

Cultivate Cannabis Case Study

Filed under: Court Appearances, Drug Offences, Criminal Law

Section 72B of the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act, cultivate a narcotic plant, namely cannabis. Section 73 of the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled...

When can a term of imprisonment be suspended by the courts?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law

When a person has been found guilty of committing a criminal offence, depending on the individual circumstance, there may be instances where a term of...

Pre-Action Discovery – Where You Want To Sue But Don’t Have Enough Information To Decide

Filed under: Court Appearances, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Disputes and Litigation

A decision to commence legal proceedings is not to be taken lightly, and must be based on evidence which actually supports the proposed cause of action...

Concerned with who can access details of a conviction? Some of your conviction questions answered

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law

Concerned with who can access details of a conviction? Some of your conviction questions answered

Not Guilty? A Simple Outline of Trial Process

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law

If you deny the charges against you and believe you are not guilty your case may go to trial. If you successfully defend yourself against the charges you...

Do Australians actually have the right to a fair trial if charged with a criminal offence?

Filed under: Court Appearances

One of the more dearly held precepts in relation to the Australian criminal justice system is the belief that an accused has the right to a fair trial....

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