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For the term "spent convictions".
Gavel

Criminal Records and Spent Convictions

This article was first published on 26 October 2022. The enactment of the Spent Convictions Act 2021 (Vic) means that certain findings of guilt may now become spent. Please read our articles about spent convictions to read more about the...

Spent Conviction

Spent Convictions – Finally Here

This article was first published on 24 March 2021. The enactment of the Spent Convictions Act 2021 (Vic) means that certain findings of guilt may now become spent. Please read our articles about spent convictions to read more about the...

Victorian Parliament

Victory has many fathers, defeat has none

It is great to see the progress and that a committee has
been formed to consider legislation on spent convictions.
It is long overdue and something Doogue + George applaud and have been advocating about for many years.

Josh Taaffe

Joshua William Taaffe

JOSHUA WILLIAM TAAFFE 7 July 1979 – 27 November 2023 Director, Trial Counsel, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist It is with immense sadness that we say goodbye to our long-time Director and colleague, Josh Taaffe. There are presences that loom large...

What is a Defence Lawyer?

The article What is a Defence Lawyer? is written by Sophie Parsons and Brittany Llewellyn of Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Sophie is a Partner, In-House Counsel, and an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist at Doogue + George. She specialises in...

Applying for Diversion

Diversion – How Does it Work?

This article was first published on 9 July 2021. The enactment of the Spent Convictions Act 2021 (Vic) means that certain findings of guilt may now become spent. Please read our articles about spent convictions to read more about the...