Breach of Family Violence Safety Notice
201804.06
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Breach of Family Violence Safety Notice

Charges of aggravated burglary when a Family Violence Safety Notice is in place: Slades & Parsons successfully defends client Issuing of Family Violence Safety Notice Police charged our client with an aggravated burglary after attending the family home when a Family Violence Safety Notice was in place. The client had been involved in a verbal…

Arson sentencing and mental health
201804.03
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Arson sentencing and mental health

Arson charges for $100,000 in property damages Slades & Parsons solicitor Mr Louis Dean represented an accused person charged with arson. The client was charged after causing over $100,000 of damage by setting fire to a house where they were the tenant. The matter proceeded in the County Court of Victoria. Our client pleaded guilty…

Dishonestly Obtaining a Financial Advantage by Deception
201705.22
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Dishonestly Obtaining a Financial Advantage by Deception

Our client was charged with four representative counts of Dishonestly Obtaining a Financial Advantage by Deception from a Commonwealth entity, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). The maximum penalty for this offence is 10 years’ imprisonment and/or 600 penalty units. This offending concerned obtaining Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds from the ATO, and attempts to…

Slades & Parsons Represents woman accused of trafficking drugs of dependance
201705.22
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Slades & Parsons Represents woman accused of trafficking drugs of dependance

Deal with suspected Proceeds of Crime Sentencing Associate Solicitor Nick Tehan recently represented one of a number of accused charged with trafficking drugs of dependence in a commercial quantity and dealing in suspected proceeds of crime including large quantities of cash and valuables.  The evidence against our client was largely reliant on her own admissions…

201504.29
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The Age: Former Neighbours star David Clencie released from jail after latest family violence order breach

A former Neighbours star has been released from prison in Melbourne after again breaching a family violence order. David Clencie, 50, who has also appeared in The Sullivans and Blue Heelers in a 20-year career, was recently arrested by police at the home of a woman protected from him by an intervention order for family violence….

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Sentencing in Victoria 2015

Community Corrections Orders – “a radical new sentencing option” Guideline Judgment of the Court of Appeal Boulton v. the Queen [2014] VSCA 342 Slades and Parsons criminal lawyers keep abreast of all relevant changes in legislation and the sentencing decisions of the Court of Appeal which relate to criminal law. This enables us to prepare your…