Affray

by George Sten & Co

Affray offences are frequently charged in any public disorder. Affray carries an imprisonment term. George Sten & Co lawyers are experts in criminal law and provide high quality legal advice in affray offences. Speak to our lawyers anytime by visiting our Sydney CBD office, calling 9261 8640 or our 24 hour line on 0412 423 569.

The maximum penalty for affray penalties has doubled in the last four years - it is now ten years imprisonment. It is important to stay abreast of the law to know your rights and ensure they are protected. George Sten & Co lawyers have over 30 years experience in criminal law.

Affray offences are imposed on any person who uses or threatens unlawful violence towards another, and whose conduct causes a person of reasonable firmness present at the scene to fear for their safety. George Sten & Co lawyers know there is more to an affray offence than meets the eye. Our high quality legal experts know that affray offences:

  • can be committed in public and private situations
  • cannot be charged based on the use of threatening words only.

George Sten & Co advise on the strength of the affray charge, whether it is defendable and we can represent you in successfully defending the matter. Just because you are charged with affray, it does not necessarily mean you are guilty or that the police will succeed in proving their case. Just speak to our lawyers today on  9261 8640 or 0412 423 569.



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