Articles matching Assault & Battery


The Law for Assault in Victoria

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

The Police will charge you with assault where they believe that you have intentionally or recklessly caused another person to apprehend immediate and unlawful...

Assaults against police officers

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

In New South Wales and all Australian jurisdictions, the courts consider crimes committed against the police as extremely serious offences, such as assaulting...

Aggravated Assault in Victoria, Australia

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Aggravated Assault is used by the Police when an assault takes place in ‘aggravated’ circumstances such as when another person is present, or when kicking...

Assault Lawyers Parramatta -Expert Lawyers in Assault Law

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Assault charges are a extremely serious offence, if you have been charged with assault, you need to contact our Parramatta Assault Defence Lawyers at George...

Criminal law: ‘mens rea’ and the guilty mind

Filed under: Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Drug Offences, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Arson

It’s probably not too controversial of a statement to make; that the law is filled with many confusing terms and that’s not even including Latin – which...

A general look at assault laws in Australia

Filed under: Assault & Battery

The issue of assault has received wide media attention of late and although ‘assault’ may be seen as a catchall term relating to the offence, there are...

The law relating to assault occasioning actual bodily harm

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Assault occasioning (actual) bodily harm is an offence in all Australian jurisdictions. There are a number of elements associated with the offence which...

Common Assault – Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Common Assault charges are an extremely serious offence. If you have been charged with common assault, you need to contact the criminal lawyers at George...

Everything You Need To Know About Assault

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Assault is classed as an offence against the person and ranges from common assault, assault causing bodily harm, assault with intent, serious assault,...

How is boxing legal in Australia?

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Has anyone ever wondered how sports where the purpose of the activity is to cause harm to another, yet, not fall foul of criminal laws such as assault?...

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