What is Civil Law in Australia?

What is Civil Law? – A Comprehensive Guide to the Australian Legal System The legal system in Australia is divided into two broad categories – civil law and criminal law. Although these two legal systems may appear different at first glance, they both deal with resolving disputes among individuals in society. Here, we will take...

Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm

Offence of Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) is an offence that involves injuring another person.  There are many different kinds of situations where ABH might be applicable. It could be something as simple as pushing someone in anger to punching or kicking them in a fight. The extent of...

Common Assault Lawyer

A Guide To Common Assault Common assault is a criminal offence that can lead to serious repercussions and penalties. If you are facing charges for common assault, it’s important to understand what the crime entails. The offence of common assault is used to prosecute someone who has intentionally or recklessly caused another person to feel...

Contravene AVO / Breach of AVO Offence

Contravene AVO Offence There is an offence of contravene AVO in NSW. What this means is that a person who is the subject of an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) has contravened (gone against) an Apprehended Violence Order. The offence of contravene AVO (commonly referred to as breach of AVO) is governed by section 14 of...

What is an AVO?

Apprehended Domestic Violence Order / Apprehended Personal Violence Order What is an AVO? An AVO, or Apprehended Violence Order, is a court order made to protect a victim from threatened or actual violence, or where there is a fear that violence may be committed. A victim can ask police to apply for an AVO. What is an...

What is a Solicitor?

What is a Solicitor can be answered simply - a Solicitor is a type of lawyer who provides legal advice and represents clients in legal matters. Solicitors can work in a variety of legal fields, including criminal law, family law, property law, and more.

How Much Do Lawyers Earn in Australia?

Wondering How Much Do Lawyers Earn ? ‍ Lawyers are one of the most in-demand professions in Australia. They are highly skilled and have a lot of responsibility. So, it’s no surprise that they are also one of the highest-paid professions in the country. But how much do lawyers actually earn? That depends on a...

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