Court Process

Family Violence

The Basics of Going to Court for a Family Violence Intervention Order

The Basics of Going to Court for a Family Violence Intervention Order The current COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may be exposing cracks and widening divisions in family relationships and household dynamics that may have long existed under the surface. Loss of...

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What is a Committal Mention?

Written by Greer Boe, Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers We often get asked by people first entering the court system, what is a committal mention? A committal mention is a hearing in the Magistrates’ Court. Almost all criminal charges...