All Other Criminal Charge Case Studies

Below is a list of all our published other criminal charge case studies.

Pleading Guilty to Dangerous Driving

This is a case study on pleading guilty to Dangerous Driving. Our client was aged 61 at the time of ...
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Bail Application – Arson Whilst on CCO for Similar Offences

This is a case study on a bail application for Arson whilst on CCO for similar offences. Our client was ...
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Family Violence Offences – Withdrawn

This is a case study on family violence offences that got withdrawn. Our client was facing family violence charges against ...
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Withdrawing a Personal Safety Intervention Order

This is a case study on withdrawing a personal safety intervention order. Our client had owned his house for twenty ...
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Exceptional Circumstances in a Contested Bail Application

This is a case study on showing exceptional circumstances in a contested bail application. We had a client who had ...
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Downgrading Threat to Kill and Criminal Damage

This is a case study on downgrading Threat to Kill and Criminal Damage charges. Our client was charged with several ...
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Community Corrections Order (CCO) for Family Violence

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Corrections Order (CCO) for family violence. Our client was charged ...
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Fighting an Intervention Order – Struck Out

This is a case study on fighting an intervention order resulting in the order being struck out. Our client was ...
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Criminal Damage and Assault Charges – Accused With Schizophrenia

This is a case study on Criminal Damage and assault charges involving an accused with schizophrenia. Our client was arrested ...
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Withdrawing a Charge of Contravene Personal Safety Notice

This is a case study on withdrawing a charge of Contravene Personal Safety Notice. There was an interim Personal Safety ...
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Theft of Motor Vehicle and Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail

Our client was charged with two counts each of Theft of Motor Vehicle and Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail ...
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Community Corrections Order for Fail to Answer Bail

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Corrections Order for Fail to Answer Bail. Our client was ...
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Respondent to an Intervention Order

Our client was a respondent to an intervention order taken out by their ex-partner. One of the conditions that the ...
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Withdrawing a Reckless Conduct Endangering Serious Injury Charge

This is a case study on withdrawing a Reckless Conduct Endangering Serious Injury charge Our client was driving in his ...
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Family Violence – Accused With Cognitive Disability

This is a case study on family violence involving an accused with cognitive disability. Our client was charged with Breaching ...
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Getting a Diversion Twice – Cultivate Cannabis, Fail to Answer Bail

This is a case study on getting a diversion twice for drug and bail offences. Our client was accused of ...
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Fighting an Interim Intervention Order

This is a case study on fighting an interim intervention order. The Police made an application for an intervention order ...
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Diversion Application for Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault

This is a case study on a diversion application for Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault. Our client was involved in ...
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Criminal Damage and Assault

This is a case study on charges of Criminal Damage and Assault. Our client was charged with Recklessly Cause Injury, ...
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Community Corrections Order (CCO) for Assault and Criminal Damage

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Corrections Order (CCO) for Assault and Criminal Damage. Our client ...
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Fighting a Personal Safety Intervention Order

This is a case study on fighting a Personal Safety Intervention Order which ultimately got withdrawn. Our client was the ...
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Pleading Guilty to Drug and Firearm Charges

This is a case study on pleading guilty to drug and firearm charges. Our client was charged with trafficking ICE ...
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Community Correction Order for Multiple Burglaries

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Correction Order for multiple burglaries. Our client had committed a ...
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Breach IVO, Assault Offences, and Damage Police Sell

This is a case study on charges of Breach IVO, assault offences, and Damage Police Sell. The police were called ...
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Diversion for Animal Cruelty

Diversion for Animal Cruelty

Our client was charged with a single offence of causing cruelty to an animal in contravention of section 9(1)(a) of ...
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Incurred Fines - 2/3 Discharged

Incurred Fines – 2/3 Discharged

Our client incurred 66 fines that remain unpaid totalling $20,269.30. He was arrested by the Sheriff and bailed to attend ...
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Diversion Application for Criminal Damage

This is a case study on a diversion application for Criminal Damage. Our client went to get his car out ...
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Family Violence – Fine Without Conviction

This is a case of family violence resulting in a fine without conviction. Following an incident involving our client’s former ...
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False Imprisonment and Threats to Kill – All Withdrawn

The accused was charged with false imprisonment and threats to kill. He was a 34 year old man. It was ...
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Road Rage Incident – Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction

Our client was charged with several offences as a result of separate police investigations. These offences were:

Adjourned Undertaking Without Conviction for Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault

This is a case study on an adjourned undertaking without conviction for Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault. Our client was ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Possess Drug of Dependence

This is a case study on an adjourned undertaking for Possess Drug of Dependence. Our client was on bail for ...
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Aggravated Burglary and Other Charges – No Criminal Priors

This is a case study on Aggravated Burglary and other charges involving an accused with no criminal priors. Our client ...
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Assault Charges, Damage to Property, and Without Authority Enter Private Place

This is a case study on assault charges, damage to property, and Without Authority Enter Private Place. Our client was ...
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Without Conviction Outcome for Family Violence

This is a case study on a without conviction outcome for family violence. Our client was charged with Criminal Damage, ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Contravening a Conduct Condition of Bail

This is a case study on a sentence of adjourned undertaking for contravening a conduct condition of bail. Our client ...
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Criminal Damage and Wilful Damage – Diversion

This is a case study on charges of Criminal Damage and Wilful Damage resulting in a diversion. Our client was ...
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Downgrading Injury Charges to Unlawful Assault

This is a case study on downgrading injury charges to Unlawful Assault. Our client was charged with injury offences. He ...
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Pleading Guilty to Family Violence Charges

This is a case that involves pleading guilty to family violence charges. Our client had an altercation with his partner ...
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Family Violence – Assault Charges

This is a case related to family violence involving Assault charges, Criminal Damage, and Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail ...
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Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault

Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault

The client was a 24 year old who had a history of being physically and emotionally abused by his mother ...
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CCO for Trafficking Drugs

Our client pleaded guilty to the following charges:

Withdrawing Reckless Conduct Endangering Life and Other Charges

This is a case study on withdrawing Reckless Conduct Endangering Life and other charges. Our client was a train driver ...
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Criminal Damage – Diversion

This is a case of Criminal Damage resulting in a diversion and an Unlawful Assault charge successfully withdrawn. Our client ...
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RSCPCA - Aggravated Animal Cruelty - Fine Without Conviction

RSCPCA – Aggravated Animal Cruelty – Fine Without Conviction

Our client’s pet was left in the owner’s vehicle on a 30-degree day. The windows were down and checked on ...
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Drugs, Weapons, and Theft Charges - Fine

Drugs, Weapons, and Theft Charges – Fine

Our client was found by Police sleeping in a vehicle on the side of the road. The Police attempted to ...
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Drugs and Other Offences - Charges Withdrawn

Drugs and Other Offences – Charges Withdrawn

Our client is blind and was charged with trafficking various drugs in the context of being a supplier of drugs ...
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Assault, Public Order, and Other Charges – Bail Granted

Our client was charged with intentionally causing serious injury in relation to an alleged stabbing. He was 18 years old ...
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Assault Charges - Fine

Assault Charges – Fine

Our client and his wife were at a party where our client was drinking significant amounts of alcohol. His wife ...
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Domestic Violence – Charges Withdrawn

This case involved a verbal and physical altercation between a husband and a wife. There was also a mutual FVPO ...
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Diversion for Assault and Wilful Damage

This is a successful case of application for diversion for Assault and Wilful Damage. Our client was charged with Unlawful ...
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Road Rage – No Licence Suspension Imposed

This is a case of road rage with no licence suspension imposed. Our client was charged with Unlawful Assault, Criminal ...
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Diversion for Threats to Kill and Criminal Damage

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Threats to Kill and Criminal Damage. Our client resides ...
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Lenient Outcome for Family Violence Charges

This is a successful case of obtaining a lenient outcome for family violence charges. The case arose out of a ...
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Contesting False Imprisonment, Assault Charges, and Breach FVIO

This is a case that involves contesting False Imprisonment, assault charges, and Breach FVIO. Our client was charged with the ...
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Bail Application for Drug Trafficking

Our client had been charged with trafficking just under two kilograms of GHB and had been remanded. This is just ...
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Breaching and Assault Charges

Our client pleaded guilty to one police matter and two breaches of Community Corrections Orders. The police matter involved charges ...
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Criminal Damage and Assault Charges – Acquitted

Our client allegedly assaulted and damaged her mother's property. She was charged with the following:

Criminal Damage and Use Telecommunications to Harass

Our client was charged with Criminal Damage and Use Telecommunications to Harass. The offending arose out of an incident where ...
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Family Violence – Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction

This is a case of family violence resulting in a good behaviour bond without conviction. Our client was a 28-year ...
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Bail Application for Family Violence Charges

This is a case study on bail application for family violence charges. Our client has no priors but was remanded ...
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Family Violence – Delayed Interview and Charge

This is a case of Threat to Kill, Criminal Damage, and Breach IVO in the context of family violence and ...
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Committing Offence Whilst on Youth Supervision Order

This is a case of a teenage accused committing offence whilst on youth supervision order. Our client was a 14-year ...
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Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction for Fail to Answer Bail

This is a case of good behaviour bond without conviction for Fail to Answer Bail and other offences. Our client ...
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Burglary and Other Charges – Accused Mentally Impaired

This is a case study on withdrawing a charge of Burglary with a mentally impaired accused. Other charges are also ...
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Diversion for Criminal Damage

Our client was drunk and had a fight with his girlfriend and a couple of men in the street. He ...
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Assault – Good Behaviour Bond, Without Conviction

Our client was a young man with mental health issues and an alcohol problem. He had been with his girlfriend ...
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Treatment-Only Community Corrections Order for Multiple Criminal Offences

Our client had 12 charges on a consolidated plea hearing. These charges included Theft, Possession of Dangerous Article, Theft From ...
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Without Conviction for Criminal Damage

Our client was heavily intoxicated and was at a service station at 4:30am waiting for a taxi to pick him ...
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Criminal Damage, Assault Police, Dangerous Driving – Withdrawn, Diversion

Our client was charged with Criminal Damage, Dangerous Driving, Resist Police, Assault Police, and Breach of Bail Conditions. These offences ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Criminal Damage, Other Charges Withdrawn

Our client was initially charged with 4 offences of Criminal Damage. The allegations were that our client had intentionally damaged ...
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Offences Under Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985 – Fine

Our client operated a retail business selling timber and building materials to the public. His son was seriously injured when ...
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Appeal Against Sentence – Success, No Conviction

Our client was working as a taxi driver. He had three female passengers but only had a $50 note to ...
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Recklessly Cause Injury and Other Charges – Adjourned Undertaking

Our client was initially charged with 2 counts of false imprisonment and several assault allegations arising from an incident with ...
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Assault Charges and Wilful Damage - Fine, No Conviction

Assault Charges and Wilful Damage – Fine, No Conviction

Our client is a male in his mid 30’s who was travelling to Melbourne to visit a relative with only ...
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Assault, Breaching, and Other Charges – Community Corrections Order

Our client was charged with two domestic violence assaults on his partner, one included a contravention of an intervention order ...
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Criminal and Wilful Damage, Possess Drug of Dependence - Withdrawn

Criminal and Wilful Damage, Possess Drug of Dependence – Withdrawn

Our client had significant mental health issues and was put in a care facility. He was charged with possession of ...
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Arson and Related Charges - Community Corrections Order

Arson and Related Charges – Community Corrections Order

Our client was charged with attending at a person’s private property in the country and lighting a fire either intentionally ...
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False Imprisonment, Unlawful Assault and Criminal Damage - Adjourned Undertaking

False Imprisonment, Unlawful Assault and Criminal Damage – Adjourned Undertaking

Our client was charged with unlawful imprisonment, unlawful assault, and criminal damage. These charges arose when an argument between our ...
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Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault - Diversion

Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault – Diversion

Our client was initially charged with criminal damage and unlawful assault with a weapon (2 separate offences as there were ...
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Attempted Robbery – Without Conviction Good Behaviour Bond

HS had committed a series of serious offences some of which fell to be heard in the Broadmeadows Children’s Court, ...
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Attempted Aggravated Burglary - Wholly Suspended Sentence

Attempted Aggravated Burglary – Wholly Suspended Sentence

Our client was a member of a recreational motorcycle club (rather than an ‘outlaw’ motorcycle club) whose adult daughter had ...
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Assault Charges and Criminal Damage - Fine and Adjourned Undertaking

Assault Charges and Criminal Damage – Fine and Adjourned Undertaking

Our client was charged with intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing injury, unlawful assault, and criminal damage. The complainant in this ...
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Assault Charges and Criminal Damage - Fine

Assault Charges and Criminal Damage – Fine

Our client a young adult and had no prior court history. The complainant was his former girlfriend. It was alleged ...
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Aggravated Burglary & Other Charges - Withdrawn & Suspended Sentence

Aggravated Burglary & Other Charges – Withdrawn & Suspended Sentence

The client was a man in his mid 20s with some prior history of appearances before the Court, but nothing ...
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Aggravated Burglary Ending Up as Plea in Magistrates Court

Aggravated Burglary Ending Up as Plea in Magistrates Court

Client was initially charged with aggravated burglary, reckless conduct endangering person, criminal damage and a host of assault type charges, ...
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Criminal Damage x 10 - Diversion

Criminal Damage x 10 – Diversion

The client is a senior public servant who was charged with having damaged train ticketing equipment to around $2500 worth ...
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Criminal Damage 2

Criminal Damage 2

The client had been involved in an ongoing dispute with his next door neighbour. There was a dispute over a ...
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Pervert the Course of Public Justice, Make False Report - Good Behaviour Bond

Pervert the Course of Public Justice, Make False Report – Good Behaviour Bond

Our client’s son was in a police pursuit and ran away from the scene. She assisted him to report his ...
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Pervert Course of Public Justice and Make False Statement to Police - Fine

Pervert Course of Public Justice and Make False Statement to Police – Fine

The Police alleged that our client, after being warned not to give a false statement, gave a false sworn statement ...
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Criminal Damage, Behave Offensive Manner, Behave Insulting Manner, Drunk

The client had been working in Asia, teaching English, for the past three years. On a trip to visit friends ...
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Criminal Damage and Refuse to Leave Private Place - Diversion

Criminal Damage and Refuse to Leave Private Place – Diversion

Our client was a coach at a sporting club and had a protracted dispute with the board of the club ...
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Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault - Adjourned Undertaking

Criminal Damage and Unlawful Assault – Adjourned Undertaking

The Police alleged that the offences arose out of a road rage incident, in which our client had allegedly damaged ...
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Penalty for Criminal Damages

Penalty for Criminal Damages

The client was a 50 year old woman with no prior Court appearances getting a penalty for criminal damages. It ...
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Make False Report - Adjourned Undertaking

Make False Report – Adjourned Undertaking

Our client made a statement to the Police that another male had designs on her and was unperturbed that she ...
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Drug Offences - Fine Without Conviction

Drug Offences – Fine Without Conviction

Our client was charged with trafficking a drug of dependence (cannabis), possession of a drug of dependence, use of a ...
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Theft, Aggravated Cruelty to an Animal

Theft, Aggravated Cruelty to an Animal

The accused, in company with 3 other teenagers, had stolen a cat and then strung it up on a bridge ...
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Rape, Intentionally Cause Injury - Not Guilty at Trial

Rape, Intentionally Cause Injury – Not Guilty at Trial

The accused was married to the complainant for over 20 years. The allegations were made to police following their separation ...
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Assault Police

Assault Police

The client was a 20-year-old with no prior Court appearances. The offending occurred after the accused boarded a train without ...
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Recklessly Cause Injury & Other Charges - Charges Withdrawn and Guilty Plea

Recklessly Cause Injury & Other Charges – Charges Withdrawn and Guilty Plea

The client was celebrating his 21st birthday and had been drinking heavily. He had left his party and was being ...
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Burglary, Theft, Recklessly Causing Injury, Criminal Damage

Burglary, Theft, Recklessly Causing Injury, Criminal Damage

The client found her husband had been unfaithful just prior to their separation. She went around to his house, reached ...
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Breach of Intervention Order and Breach of Community-Based Order

Breach of Intervention Order and Breach of Community-Based Order

The client was charged with 4 breaches of an Intervention Order, criminal damage charges, and assault charges. The affected person ...
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Contravene Family Violence Intervention Order and Other Charges - ICO

Contravene Family Violence Intervention Order and Other Charges – ICO

The client was a 39 year old man with prior convictions for contravening Family Violence Intervention Orders. On this occasion ...
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Uncharged Acts

Uncharged Acts

Our client, B attended at an apartment where he believed that the ex partner of his sister was present. Our ...
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Aggravated Burglary and Assault Charges - Good Behaviour Bond

Aggravated Burglary and Assault Charges – Good Behaviour Bond

The client was walking her dog past a neighbour’s house and noticed that the neighbour was filming her and others ...
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Aggravated Burglary, Threats to Kill, & Other Charges - Wholly suspended sentence

Aggravated Burglary, Threats to Kill, & Other Charges – Wholly suspended sentence

Following an altercation between the client’s wife and her family, the client went to the home of the complainant who ...
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Burglary, Theft, Criminal Damage - Intensive Correction Order

Burglary, Theft, Criminal Damage – Intensive Correction Order

Our client broke into and stole $200 from his employer’s petty cash one night and then went out partying with ...
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