Author : Jimmy Singh

Conjugal Prison Visits in Australia

Key Takeaways Conjugal prison visits in Australia are permitted only in the State of Victoria. Every other State and Territory do not allow conjugal visits. Here we explain the meaning of a Conjugal visit, whether it should be allowed in all prisons, and the rules of conjugal visits. The entire purpose of a conjugal visit ...continue reading

Sexual Assault and Age of Consent Australia Laws Complete Guide NSW

This original article has been written and kept up-to-date by our experienced Sexual Assault lawyer Sydney. Key Takeaway Here we outline the age of consent laws in Australia; sexual assault, sexual act, sexual touching and harassment offences, defences and their penalties; the statutory rape laws in NSW; how alcohol or drugs affect a rape case, ...continue reading

Rami Ykmour Rashays Arrest: CDLA’s Legal Breakdown of the Chester Hill Office Situation

Image credit: Rashays Facebook page. Rashays founder Rami Ykmour was approached by at least 8 NSW police officers at his Chester Hill office on 8 July 2021 at about 3:30pm. Police initially attended the office after allegedly receiving an anonymous call complaining that staff were breaching the mandatory face mask orders inside the Rashays Chester ...continue reading

Complete Guide on Apprehended Violence Orders (AVO) in NSW 2021

Key Takeaways An AVO can get dismissed in court if the other party fail to comply with the orders to serve and file their evidence on time, or through negotiations between the parties, or if the protected person or his/her representative fail to prove that the protected person has reasonable grounds to fear, and actually ...continue reading

Difference Between Civil and Criminal Law

Key Takeaways A key difference between civil & criminal law in Australia is the higher onus of proof in a criminal case is ‘beyond reasonable doubt’, in comparison, a civil case has a lower onus of proof of ‘on the balance of probabilities‘. Differences between civil & criminal law table. Civil vs Criminal law: Criminal law ...continue reading

Police Search Powers NSW

Image credit: Rebekah Zemansky The law that covers the police search powers without a warrant for adults and children is mainly covered in parts 4 and 15 of the Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 (NSW) (‘LEPRA’). It’s important to note that police are NOT ALLOWED to search you if you are under the age ...continue reading

Payne Haas Sentenced for Intimidating Police In NSW Tweed Heads Local Court

  It is reported that in January Brisbane Broncos star Payne Haas intimidated two police officers during a drunken foul-mouthed tirade on the streets of Tweed Heads, northern NSW. The 22-year-old NSW Origin forward was also charged with using offensive language. While the offensive language charge was withdrawn by the prosecution, Haas was sentenced after ...continue reading

Eight-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Sexually Touched by 64-Year-Old Man in Casula

It is reported that a 64-year-old man from Sydney’s southwest has allegedly sexually touched an 8-year-old girl as she played in the driveway of a unit building in January this year. The police detectives commenced investigations after receiving reports in January, that a man had allegedly indecently assaulted a child known to him outside the ...continue reading

Guide on the Law on Producing & Possessing Child Abuse Material

  It is reported that a 43-year-old man from Illawarra has allegedly produced and possessed over 100,000 videos and images of child abuse material, also known as child pornography. Detectives attached to the Lake Illawarra Police commenced investigations in June of last year into claims that the man was producing child pornography. His electronic devices ...continue reading

NSW Police Sergeant Charged for Allegedly Accessing Child Abuse Material Online

  It is reported that a NSW police officer has allegedly accessed child abuse material on the internet. The 48-year-old sergeant is part of a specialist command and was stopped and approached by police at about lunchtime last Friday afternoon. Following the officer’s arrest, he was taken to the Fairfield police station where he was ...continue reading

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