How Do I Prove I’m Separated Under One Roof?

If a married couple has separated and wishes to file for divorce, the Court must be satisfied that under section 48 of the Family Law Act 1975: The marriage has broken down irretrievably and there is no chance of reconciliation, The parties have separated for at least 12 months, and If there are children of […]


In a divorce or a breakdown of de-facto relationships, often disputes arise about property. The parties to the dispute can either come to an agreement about the distribution of the property or can make an application to the Court to determine the dispute about division of the matrimonial assets. Section 4(1) of the Family Law […]


WHAT IS AN APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDERS? An Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is an order made by the Court to restrict the defendant from contacting or from doing certain things to the applicant or the Person in Need of Protection (PINOP). There are mainly two types of AVO’s, they are: Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) Apprehended […]

Mid Range Drink Driving Law and Penalties in New South Wales

A 21-year-old off-duty Sutherland Constable was driving a BMW involved in a six-car crash in Princes Highway at Blakehurst. It was alleged that the Constable underwent a breath test which resulted positive and allegedly, a reading of 0.126. The Constable was subsequently charged with driving with a mid-range PCA. The Constable’s licence has been suspended […]

Escaping Police Pursuit

As reported by NSW Police News, a 48-year-old man was charged after allegedly ramming a police vehicle in Padstow, Sydney in late July 2020. Bankstown Traffic and Highway Patrol officers witnessed a person driving a Nissan Patrol utility on the road who allegedly drove over the median strip and onto the opposite lane. The officers […]

Break and Enter Laws in NSW

A man armed with a knife forced a bread delivery man to access Allonby Avenue supermarket cash registers to obtain cash prior to forcing the delivery man to withdraw cash from an ATM. The armed man then took the delivery man into a stolen Suzuki Swift and drove to the Lake Albert road ATM to […]

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