Articles matching Court Appearances


Which Court?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law

The type of offence a person is charged with will determine the court in which the matter will be dealt with. Summary matters or matters involving the...

Appealing a Court Sentence

Filed under: Court Appearances, Appellate

Making an appeal refers to making an application to a higher court in order to reverse the decision of a lower court.

When is a Person Guilty of Contravene Family Counselling Order?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law Matters, Domestic/Family Violence within family law

It is an offence under section 130 of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic) to fail to attend counselling when ordered to by a court. A court may...

The Law for Breach of Community Correction Order  

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law Matters

Breach of Community Correction Order is a charge made by the police whenever a person fails to follow the terms of a Community Correction Order that the...

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, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Drug Offences, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, 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...

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