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The Age of Criminal Liability (NSW)

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

In all Australian jurisdictions, the age of criminal liability is 10. This means that no child below the age of 10 can be arrested, summonsed or found guilty of a criminal offence. In New South Wales, this rule is contained in Section 5 of the Children (Criminal Proceedings) Act 1987. Children betwe...

Summary Offences (NSW)

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Summary offences are minor offences that are heard in the Local Court. The maximum penalty that can be imposed for any single summary offence is imprisonment for two years, though many summary offences carry a penalty of a fine only. Summary offences include offences contained in the Summary Offence...

Sex Work and the Law (NSW)

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

New South Wales was the first place in the world to decriminalise adult sex work. It has the most liberal laws around sex work in Australia. The process of decriminalisation began in NSW in 1979, when criminal offences relating to street-based sex work were repealed. In 1995 most aspects of sex work...

Robbery (NSW)

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

What is robbery?For a person to be found guilty of robbery, the following elements must be proven:There must have been an unlawful taking away of property with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of it;The property must have been taken without the owner’s consent. Consent obtained by...

Perjury In New South Wales

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Perjury is a criminal offence consisting of knowingly making a false statement on oath in connection with any judicial proceeding. The false statement can be made in oral evidence or in writing. In New South Wales, perjury is governed by Section 327 of the Crimes Act and carries a maximum penalty of...

Indictable Offences (NSW)

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Indictable offences are serious offences that carry significant penalties and are heard in the Supreme Court or the District Court. Offences that are not indictable offences are known as summary offences and are dealt with in the Magistrates Court.Indictable offences in New South Wales are governed...

Firearms Offences (NSW)

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

There are various offences relating to the use and misuse of firearms in New South Wales. These are contained in the Firearms Act 1996, the Crimes Act 1900 and the Weapons Prohibition Act 1988. Firearms legislation across all Australian states was comprehensively reformed in 1996 following the Port...

Child Protection Register in NSW

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

The legislation that governs the Child Protection Register in NSW (New South Wales) is the Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Act 2000. The aim of the Register is to increase and improve the accuracy of police intelligence, assist to investigate and prosecute child sex offences committed by r...

Assault in New South Wales

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Common assault in New South WalesCommon assaults are charged under s 61 of the Crimes Act 1900 and are usually dealt with by a Local Court; however, the prosecution can elect to have a common assault matter dealt with in the District Court.An assault is a common assault when it results in no injury,...

Abortion in New South Wales

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Abortion in New South Wales before 22 weeksUnder section 5 of the Abortion Law Reform Act 2019, a doctor may perform an abortion on a person who is no more than 22 weeks pregnant with their informed consent, or with the informed consent of another person on their behalf if they lack the capacity to...

Reporting Police Misconduct in New South Wales

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Police misconduct in New South Wales is taken very seriously. Employees of the New South Wales Police Force (NSWPF) are expected to behave professionally and with integrity and to make sure that their authority is exercised responsibly. You have a right to complain if you are dissatisfied or concern...

What is a Voir Dire? (NSW)

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

A voir dire is a pre-trial procedure used to determine the admissibility of particular evidence. It occurs when one party challenges the admissibility of evidence the other party proposes to adduce. A voir dire consists of the court making findings of fact and applying the law after hearing evidence...

Bail Applications in New South Wales

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Deciding bail applicationsSection 18 of the Bail Act sets out the factors that must be assessed when deciding bail applications. These are:The accused’s background, including their criminal history, circumstances and community ties;The nature and seriousness of the alleged offences;The strength of...

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08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

How much does it cost to get legal advice?Getting legal advice from Go To Court Lawyers Legal Hotline is free. If you require a face-to-face meeting with a lawyer in your area to get more detailed, specific advice about your matter, a one hour consultation with a local, expert and experienced lawyer...

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08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

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08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Get free property legal advice from qualified lawyers anytime of day or night who are always available when you need them. Understand property law like never before with helpful guides and legal videos that teach it all right there on our site....

Get Online Legal Advice Nsw

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Meet a lawyer who can answer your legal questions online now - 24/7. No matter how urgent your legal matter is we can help. Give our free legal advice hotline a call to get started today:Free criminal law adviceFree family law adviceFree immigration law adviceFree traffic law adviceFree drink drivin...

Parramatta Court Lawyers

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Go to Court Lawyers Parramatta has the opening hours of 9:00am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. However, after hours appointments can be arranged if required. Our office is located on the corner of Charles and George Streets, Parramatta. If you are using public transport buses to George Street run every...

Parramatta Local Court

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Parramatta Local Court operating hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. The Court address is 12 George Street, Parramatta and located on the corner of George and Marsden Streets Parramatta. If you are using public transport, buses to the Parramatta Local Court leave every 15 minutes from the P...

Parramatta Children’s Court

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Parramatta Childrens Court is at number 2 George Street, Parramatta and has the operating hours of 9:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. It is located on the corner of O’Connell and George streets. The Parramatta Children’s Court is easily accessible via public transport. Buses to George Street, le...

Parramatta Civil Lawyers

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

If you’re going to court in Parramatta soon, don’t make the mistake of going alone. Get expert representation from our experienced legal professionals.Civil Dispute Lawyers ParramattaOur Parramatta lawyers are:committed to protecting your legal rights by providing you with the best possible lega...

Parramatta Criminal Lawyers

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

If you’ve been charged with a criminal offence, don’t risk your future. You need excellent legal representation from a Parramatta criminal lawyer who understands how to help. And that’s where we come in…Our team of criminal lawyers are experienced, professional, and skilled at providing expe...

Parramatta Drink Driving Lawyers

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

If you have been charged with an offence relating to drink driving or drug driving, don’t risk your future. You need excellent legal representation from a Parramatta lawyer who is an expert in the field and who understands how to help. That is where Go To Court Lawyers come in.Drink driving and dr...

Parramatta Divorce Lawyers

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Our Parramatta family lawyers are experts in the field of family law. We want to help you get past this difficult situation, so you can get on with your life. Call us today for practical legal advice that’s tailored to you. And – if you do end up needing court representation – we don’t back...

Parramatta Traffic Lawyers

08/31/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Parramatta

Our team of traffic lawyers are experienced, professional, and skilled at providing expert legal advice. We can help you achieve the best possible result from a bad situation.Traffic Accident Lawyers ParramattaOur services include:discussing your options (and probable outcomes) when we meet with you...

Personal Injury Lawyers Gold Coast

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

Go To Court Gold Coast Personal Injury Lawyers have a team of passionate solicitors who are specialised in dealing with compensation cases. This means they practice in all areas of personal injury. We understand the need to receive a professional and compassionate service when you are at your most v...

Gold Coast Traffic Lawyers

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

Our Gold Coast traffic lawyers are skilled and experienced to provide you with the best prospects of success.Being charged with a traffic offence or being involved in a traffic accident can be very stressful. A conviction for even a minor offence can have consequences for your future employment and...

Gold Coast Divorce Lawyers

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

Our team of family lawyers on the Gold Coast are Accredited Family Law Specialists. Backed by decades of combined experience, we take the stress out of your family law matter.If ensuring your children arrive at school on time means you cannot meet our Gold Coast family lawyers at our office, this is...

Gold Coast Drink Driving Lawyers

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

If the police have charged you with a Drink Driving (DUI) or Drug Driving offence, or you believe they are about to, it’s time to get represented!Drink and drug driving offences are taken very seriously. If you are charged, you face the prospect of a heavy fine and possibly the loss of your driver...

Criminal Lawyers Gold Coast

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

Thankfully, the Go To Court Criminal Lawyers Gold Coast team are here to help. We provide a no obligation Legal Hotline that is available 7am to midnight, 7 days a week. By calling us on 1300 636 846, you will be able to speak to an experienced lawyer who is aimed at achieving the best results for y...

Civil Lawyers Gold Coast

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

Go to Court’s civil lawyers Gold Coast and surrounds have years of experience in all levels of Queensland’s courts and tribunals. We represent both applicants and respondents, plaintiffs and defendants and achieve excellent outcomes.Our Gold Coast civil lawyers also have an extensive national ne...

Divorce Application

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

In order to apply for divorce in Australia, you’ll need to satisfy certain eligibility requirements before making your divorce application. These requirements are outlined and discussed in our article Divorce Requirements: Eligibility for Divorce in Australia.To make a divorce application in Austr...

Gold Coast Free Legal Advice 24/7

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Gold Coast

Our legal advice hotline is available 24/7 so you can speak to a qualified Australian lawyer at any time. Free consultations available on a range of legal issues including family law or employment rights.Free Legal Hotline AustraliaCall Our Australian Legal Advice Hotline to speak directly to a qual...

Bridging Visas In Australia

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Beenleigh

Bridging Visas are transitory visas which permit a person to remain in Australia for a certain period of time. They can be granted after the expiration of a substantive visa while a person waits for their application for another substantive visa to be processed. They can also be granted when a perso...

Apply for a Restricted Licence in Queensland

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Beenleigh

When to apply for a restricted licence in QueenslandIf you wish to apply for a restricted licence in Queensland, the application must be made:at the proceedings when your conviction for the driving offence is recordedbefore the court makes an order which will disqualify you from driving.The court wi...

Demerit Points in Queensland

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Beenleigh

Understanding Demerit Points in QueenslandIf you hold a Queensland driver’s licence or permit and commit a traffic offence in Queensland or any other state or territory in Australia, demerit points can be recorded on your Queensland traffic history.The laws that cover demerit points are in the Tra...

Drink Driving Penalties in Queensland

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Beenleigh

In Queensland if you are caught drink driving you will be provided with a summons to appear in the Magistrates Court closest to where the offence was committed. The penalties will be decided by the Magistrate and will include a fine and disqualification, or a term of imprisonment. The severity of t...

Prenuptial Agreements

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Beenleigh

Prenuptial agreements should be considered by all couples who are contemplating marriage or a de facto relationship, and can be done up before or during, a marriage or de facto relationship. A prenuptial agreement is not about setting up your relationship to fail; it is about putting all the cards o...

Family Law Mediation

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Beenleigh

The Family Law Act directs that you must attend Family Law Mediation or Family Dispute Resolution before you file an application for parenting orders or financial orders.Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) is the legal term for services (such as mediation) that help people to sort out their disputes. It...

Personal Injury Lawyers Beenleigh | Compensation Claims Made Easy

08/30/2022 Go To Court Lawyers Beenleigh

Beenleigh no win, no fee personal injury lawyersIt is industry standard in Queensland to offer personal injury services on a no win, no fee basis. This way of paying for a lawyer – only if you win – is sometimes referred to as providing legal services on a ‘speculative’ basis.What it means i...