PLEADING GUILTY? SPEAK TO A CRIMINAL LAWYER FIRST

  Often the first question on a client’s mind when they are charged with an offence is “should I plead guilty or not guilty?”. However, the answer to this question is much more complicated than it would first appear. Here is why you should speak to a criminal lawyer in Sydney before making any decision ...continue reading

CHOOSING A CRIMINAL LAWYER IN SYDNEY? HERE’S HOW TO KEEP LEGAL COSTS LOW

  Specialist criminal lawyers in Sydney don’t come cheap, but with the risk of a life-altering criminal record or even a stint in prison, you don’t want to sacrifice quality representation for low cost. Luckily there are a number of proactive steps all clients can take to ensure costs are kept as low as possible. ...continue reading

What is a Criminal Lawyers’ Role?

As criminal lawyers Sydney based, we represent people from all walks of life, says Principal lawyer at CDLA, Jimmy Singh. “Unfortunately, movies and TV shows have portrayed criminal lawyers in a bad light, prompting members of the public asking the question criminal lawyers get asked too often, “but how can you defend a criminal?”, or ...continue reading

Conveying False Information that a Person or Property is in Danger Offences in NSW

Poppy Morandin.   An Illawarra man has taken “chucking a sickie” to another level, after allegedly claiming he had COVID-19 to avoid going to work. At around 4:15am in the morning, the 23-year-old allegedly sent a text message to his employer which stated that he had contracted COVID-19 and was unable to go to work ...continue reading

Harass, Menace or Offend Using Carriage Services Offences

Poppy Morandin.   Players from the Brisbane Broncos and Canterbury Bulldogs have been the latest to come forward regarding online abuse after receiving a barrage of insulting messages. Jordan Riki and Tesi Niu, of the Brisbane Broncos, posted screenshots of their inboxes after their team’s 28-20 defeat at Suncorp Stadium to the Newcastle Knights. Riki’s ...continue reading

Using a Carriage Service to Menace, Cause Offence or Harass Offences & Defences

Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh. Image credit: Fadhli Adnan   A man has faced court in Queensland after allegedly editing and disseminating footage of the Christchurch mosque massacre. The footage begins with a title card stating: ‘how much more of this sh*t did you think we would take?’ before cutting to the graphic events of the ...continue reading

Using Carriage Service to Threaten to Kill | Man faces court after allegedly threatening to kill Victorian Premier

Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   A 53-year-old man from Nimbin has faced court over a series of threatening emails he allegedly sent to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews. The emails were allegedly sent to Mr Andrews late last year, around the same time that Victoria’s strict lockdown was lifted. The Fixated Persons Investigation Unit commenced ...continue reading

Australia’s Proposed New Online Trolling Laws: Labelled Toughest in the World

  Online bullying, threating, intimidating, abusing and revenge porn are proposed to carry heavy fines of up to $111,000 for individual people, and more than $500,000 fine for corporations including Facebook and Twitter, for failing to take down such offensive material, or for failing to disclose the identities of the perpetrators. Many millions of Australians ...continue reading

Strike Force Irrabella Set Up to Investigate Domestic Violence Allegations Against Former South Sydney Rabbitohs Player

  It is reported that a strike force has been set up solely for the purpose of investigating allegations of domestic violence and drugs in respect of Sam Burgess, the previous South Sydney Rabbitohs player. The strike force is reportedly called Strike Force Irrabella. Reported in The Australian, prior to the elimination final game against ...continue reading

NSW Police Commissioner Defends Officers Who Performed ‘Unlawful’ Arrest on Curtis Scott

By Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has sought to defend the actions of police officers involved in the wrongful arrest of NRL player Curtis Scott. The bodycam footage of the arrest shown in court sparked outrage, with it depicting Scott, who was passed out drunk at the foot of ...continue reading

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