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Mobile Phone Detection Cameras : WARNING!

Mobile Phone Detection Cameras : WARNING!

Community, Traffic Offence
Mobile Phone Detection Cameras : WARNING! Mobile phone detection cameras went live on NSW roads on 1 December 2019. These detection cameras will be both fixed and mobile. Unlike speed cameras there will be no warning signs to give drivers a heads up. Penalties are severe. Drivers will accrue 5 demerit…
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Your Children and Family Law

Your Children and Family Law

Divorce, Family Law, Separation
Your Children and Family Law  Clients often ask us what the most likely result will be as they enter into post separation parenting  negotiations and/or Court action. It is our experience, and reflected industry wide, that about two-thirds of cases dealing with the care of children aged 14 years and…
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CONSENT – A MINE FIELD

CONSENT – A MINE FIELD

Community, Criminal Law
CONSENT– A MINE FIELD Currently, the Law as it stands in NSW regarding consent to sexual intercourse is that each party must give their conscious and voluntary agreement to the act. This agreement can be expressed verbally or in actions and likewise the refusal of consent, or withdrawal of consent,…
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Recovering Legal Costs

Recovering Legal Costs

Litigation
Recovering Legal Costs A question that we are often asked is “Can I recover my legal fees?” In Family Law, Criminal Law, Traffic Law and Care and Protection Law matters, recovering legal costs is not a straight forward matter. Parties should approach the litigation on the understanding that they will…
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Family Law and Property Settlement

Family Law and Property Settlement

Divorce, Family Law, Separation
Family Law and Property Settlement It appears there is a common misconception throughout the Upper Hunter that Family Law Property Settlements in which one spouse is employed in the mining industry and the other is not must result in a net asset percentage split that is unfavourable to the spouse…
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