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Fraud Conviction

Client Charged with Fraud Escapes Conviction

Jack Leitner appeared on behalf of a client at Parramatta Local Court who was charged with fraud offences. As a result of our representation, we successfully persuaded the Prosecution to withdraw a number of charges against our client before we persuaded the Magistrate to deal with our client without recording a conviction against our client on the remaining charge.

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Client Avoids Jail After Attacking Neighbour with Hammer

Client Avoids Jail After Hammer Attack in Neighbour’s Home

Daniel Shestowsky appeared at Manly Local Court on behalf of a client from North Sydney, who pleaded guilty to Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm after attacking her neighbour with a hammer, causing significant head and other injuries. As a result of our representation and advocacy, our client avoided jail and received a 2-year Community Corrections Order.

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No Conviction for Intimidation Offences

Client avoids Convictions for Domestic Violence Offences

Daniel Shestowsky appeared on behalf of a 38 year old man from Sydney at Downing Centre Local Court who was charged with numerous domestic violence offences. As a result of our representation, our client had several charges dismissed and despite pleading guilty to one charge of Intimidation and one charge of damaging property, did not receive any criminal convictions on sentence.

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Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed at Blacktown Local Court

Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed at Blacktown Local Court

Jack Leitner appeared on behalf of a 42 year old Glenwood man at Blacktown Local Court who was charged with numerous domestic violence offences. As a result of our representation, our client had all charges as well as an application for an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order against him dismissed.

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Refusing to Submit to Drug Test

No Convictions Recorded for Refusing Roadside Drug Test

Jack Leitner appeared on behalf of a 45 year old Blaxland man at Katoomba Local Court who was charged with offences of Refuse or Fail to Submit to Oral Fluid Test and Refuse or Fail to Provide Oral Fluid Sample. As a result of our persuasive submissions on sentence, our client escaped criminal convictions for both matters, saving his licence from a potentially lengthy disqualification.

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The Right to Silence in NSW

The Right to Silence in NSW

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be recorded and can be used against you” are words said in almost every crime television show and movie. Despite their dramatic effect, an accused’s right to silence is a fundamental right in NSW and one which unfortunately is often foregone by an accused when being interviewed by Police.

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Mandatory Interlock Program in NSW

Mandatory Interlock Program in NSW

Certain driving offences in NSW are subject to the Mandatory Interlock Program and are known as ‘Mandatory Interlock’ offences. The Mandatory Interlock aims to reduce the incidence of drink driving on our roads, hence improving public safety.

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Special Range Drink Driving in NSW

Special Range Drink Driving Offences in NSW

Although the standard and most commonly known blood alcohol limit for drivers in NSW is 0.05, there are certain categories of drink driving offences which apply for blood alcohol readings below 0.05. One such example is the offence of Special Range PCA.

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