Family Violence Archives - Paul Vale Criminal Law

Criminal charges withdrawn – Family Violence

FACTS: Our client was charged with Unlawful Assault contrary to section 23 of the Summary Offences Act and False Imprisonment under the common law. The police alleged that our client pushed his ex-partner into a room within her property, then prevented her from leaving until she complied with him. Our client was able to produce […]

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Police Withdrawal of an Intervention Order Application

FACTS: Our firm was approached by a couple who required assistance withdrawing an Intervention Order put in place on the request of police, who had become involved after the parties had an argument in a public place. There was no history of family violence in the relationship, and the affected family member did not support […]

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Family Violence Contest Hearing

CaseFamily Violence Contest Hearing – Not Guilty Quick Facts Our client was charged with Intentionally Causing Injury against his former de-facto partner and mother-in-law, pursuant to section 16 of the Victorian Crimes Act 1958 Maximum Sentence Maximum penalty is 10 years imprisonment What the Client received: After contesting the charges, our client was found not guilty […]

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