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All child offence case studies

Below is a complete list of all our published child offence case studies.

This is a case study on charges of Indecent Act With Child Under 16 with a similar prior. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with behaving inappropriately towards a child under the age of 16 in a shopping centre. The accusations against the client included touching ...
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This is a case study on charges of Upskirting and Possession & Production of Child Abuse Material. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with observing the genital and anal region of a woman with the aid of a device, more commonly known as ‘upskirting’. The allegation ...
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This is a case study on charges of Possession of Child Pornography and Access Child Porn Using Carriage Service. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was found to be in possession of a quantity of child exploitation material (or child pornography) on his electronic devices and hard drives ...
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This is a case study on bail variation in a child pornography case, specifically to allow child contact.
What is alleged to have occured? Our client was arrested and a search warrant was executed at his home on the same day. Australian Federal Police (AFP) were looking for child pornography ...
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This is a case study on downgrading a charge of Sexual Assault Against a Child Under 16. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged following an allegation that he sexually assaulted a child under the age of 16 by touching his genitals outside of his clothing whilst ...
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This is a case study on violent offences by a child resulting in a diversion. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was a 16-year old child who had committed a number of violent offences. He had been involved in at least six separate incidents of violent offending where ...
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This is a case study involving child pornography that resulted in an adjourned undertaking. What is alleged to have occured? Our client pleaded guilty to possessing 1,900 images of child pornography contained on an external hard drive in the family home.

The vast majority of the images were considered ...
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Our client was charged with a sexual offence which was alleged to have occurred decades ago when our client was 13 years old. What is alleged to have occured? The allegation was that he had sexually assaulted the complainant when she was 5 years old. The complainant said that she ...
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This is a case study on allegations of sexual assault by a teacher resulting in no charges made. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was a teacher at a secondary school. She was called in by the police to participate in a recorded interview following an allegation made ...
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This is a case study on a charge of Intercourse With Child Outside Australia. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with having gone to Bali on a holiday with some friends. These friends had brought their grandchildren along and one of the children was a girl ...
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This is a case study on charges of Incest and Indecent Act With Child Under 16 resulting in a not guilty verdict and discontinuance. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with sexual offences against his daughter and his granddaughter. The offences against his daughter were said ...
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This is a case study involving sexual assault by a child. What is alleged to have occured? Our client (a child) was charged with Sexual Assault of a girl while on holiday camp. It was alleged that he poked her crotch with an implement in a sexual manner. It was ...
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This is a case study on a jury verdict of not guilty for Indecent Act With a Child Under 16. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with indecent act against a child. The matters commenced in the summary stream of the Magistrates’ Court. After extensive consultation ...
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This is a case studuy on child porn offences involving an accused with cognitive impairment. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was man in his late 50s with no prior convictions. He possessed more than 7000 images and videos (combined) of child pornography including category 5 images (worst ...
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This is a case study involving charges of Sexual Penetration and Indecent Act With a Child Under 16. What is alleged to have occured? Our client is the step-grandfather of the complainant. The allegation was that when the complainant was between the ages of 4 and 13, the client touched ...
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This is a case of withdrawing charges of Indecent Act With a Child Under 16. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was a teacher who was charged with indecently assaulting one of his female students who was in year seven and eight at the time. The allegations involved ...
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This is a case of conviction appeal for Indecent Act With a Child Under 16 and Unlawful Assault.

Our client was charged with eight instances of sexual offending against the son of very close family friends. The complainant was aged 14 at the time. What is alleged to have ...
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This is a case study that resulted in a Community Corrections Order for child porn offences instead of an immediate term of imprisonment. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with possession of child pornography and surveillance charges. It was discovered that he had allegedly arranged for ...
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Our 17-year old client was charged with Indecent Act With a Child Under 16 for having allegedly masturbated with a 14-year old boy, and Indecent Assault for allegedly throwing a semen-covered tissue onto the 14-year old boy.
What is alleged to have occured? The background of this case was that ...
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Our client was charged with sexual offences against a young female employee dating back to the mid-1990’s. What is alleged to have occured? He was alleged to have sexually penetrated her when she was aged around 14. The complaint was made to the police many years later and he was ...
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This is a case study on a child sex offence resulting in an aquittal. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with sexually penetrating his 6 year old goddaughter while the families were away on holiday together. The allegations date back to the early 2000’s and there ...
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This is a case study on Procuring Sexual Penetration of a Child in a recognisance order and Community Corrections Order. What is alleged to have occured? Our client engaged in sexual activity over the internet with a minor and also penetrative sex. He was charged with multiple counts of Procuring ...
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This is a case study of a contested hearing for child pornography resulting in the accused being found not guilty by the court. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with possess and make child pornography in circumstances where it was alleged that he took pictures of ...
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Our client is a married father of two and was accused of indecently assaulting and raping the complainant. At the time of the allegations, our client was employed in a care workers role which required him to stay overnight in transitional housing run by the Department of Human Services. What ...
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Our client is a man in his late 50’s who suffers from a physical disability. What is alleged to have occured? On an occasion, he asked his niece, who was 17 at the time, to accompany him into a room of the house. Whilst in there, he offered to pay ...
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Our client was facing two criminal charges arising out of one incident. He was charged with sexual penetration of a child under 16 and with a single charge of rape. What is alleged to have occured? His instructions were that the sexual encounter with the complainant was consensual and that ...
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This is a case study on an offence of Indecent Act with Child Under 16 resulting in the charge being withdrawn. What is alleged to have occured? The client was a young boy with no prior Court appearances. He was charged with sexually assaulting two young males. The offending occurred ...
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This is a case study on a charge of Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 Years Old resulting in an adjourned undertaking without conviction. What is alleged to have occured? The accused was a 20 year old man with no prior convictions.The complainant approached him and his friends and ...
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This is a case study on a child sex offence resulting in the accused being found not guilty at the end of the trial. What is alleged to have occured? The client was charged with touching the breasts of an underage relative while they were sharing a bed. The client ...
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This is a case study on indecent act in the presence of a child under 16 resulting in a Community Correction Order. What is alleged to have occured? The client was charged with indecent act in the presence of a child under 16. The child was his young daughter. One ...
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This is a case study on child sex offences resulting in a nolle prosequi. What is alleged to have occured? The client had been charged with taking part in sexual acts with a girl aged 13. He was aged 26 at the time. The client had been friends with the ...
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This is a case study on a charge of Sexual Penetration of Child Under 16 Years Old resulting in an acquittal. What is alleged to have occured? The accused who was 19 years old went to a party where he met a young woman. After a while they both went ...
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The accused was in an on again-off again relationship with the complainant over a period of about 18 months. From the beginning, the relationship was a sexual one. When the couple commenced their relationship, the complainant was 15 years of age and the accused was 19. What is alleged to ...
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