Posts Categorized: NSW Courts

Witness Immunity in the Gosford District Court

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Like father, like son is certainly not something that could be said about the Macris Family in relation to serious drug charges when they appeared in the Gosford District Court earlier this May. In 2011, the son, Alex Macris did something many people would find unimaginable – he used his own father as an unwitting… Read more »

Contempt of Court in Downing Centre District Court

Downing Centre District Court

Contempt of court refers to a particular type of behaviour defined as anything which interferes with or impedes the administration of justice, or undermine the authority, dignity or performance of the court. If you have been following the trial of Hey Dad! actor Robert Hughes, being heard at the Downing Centre District Court, you may… Read more »

Nursing Home Assault Case Heard in Katoomba Local Court

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A 57-year-old former Blue Mountains nursing home worker has been charged with six counts of indecent assault in nursing homes. He was fired after the facility management received complaints from seven elderly women between 2011 and 2014. The Daily Telegraph reported that seven elderly women had complained about the man for offences that allegedly took… Read more »

What if I Can’t Attend My Court Date?

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If you have been charged with a criminal offence and you are required to appear at a local or district court, you will be given a Court Attendance Notice advising you of the time and date of your scheduled court appearance. It is important that you attend court at the required time, as not turning… Read more »

What to Consider When Choosing Traffic Lawyers

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Are you facing a court appearance for a traffic offence? Having the right legal representation can make the difference between being given a long period of disqualification and keeping your licence. There are a number of law firms that can provide you with traffic lawyers, but unfortunately they can’t all offer the same level of service and results…. Read more »

How Can DUI Lawyers in Sydney Help Me In Court?

Drink driving

Driving under the Influence (DUI) comes with a number of potential penalties including fines, disqualification from driving, and potentially, imprisonment. If you are facing a DUI charge, it is a good idea to seek legal advice and representation if you want to ensure the best possible outcome in your case. Experienced DUI lawyers can give… Read more »

How Can I Prepare For An Appearance At The District Court?

Downing Centre District Court

Going to court for any matter is an uncomfortable and often stressful experience. If you are facing charges that are to be dealt with at a District Court it is a good idea to be as well prepared as possible. District courts generally deal with more serious criminal cases and appeals against local court decisions, so it… Read more »