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Public Order Offence Case Studies

If you have been charged with a pubic order charge and you are after information about real cases and results, then you have come to the right place.

Doogue + George has defended a number of public order cases.

Read some recent case studies listed below to learn about some of our successful results

Destroy Tree Without Permit – Unconditional Dismissal

Our client was charged with several offences under section 126 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Vic) related to destroying tress without permit. The facts were that 2 oak trees that were the subject of a heritage overlay on a property he owned had been deliberately damaged, and subsequent ...
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Unconditional Dismissal for Light Fire on Total Fire Ban Day

This is a case study on an unconditional dismissal for Light Fire on Total Fire Ban Day. Our client attended our office for a consultation after a Magistrate refused his application for court diversion for an offence of Lighting a Fire on a Total Fire Ban Day. A Court diversion ...
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Community Corrections Order for Catching Too Much Abalone

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Corrections Order for Catching Too Much Abalone. Our client was caught illegally fishing for abalone with two cousins at the Mornington Peninsula. He was caught with approximately 120 abalone. He was approached by Fisheries personnel while he was in the ...
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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 a young man in his very early 20’s. He had been out with his friends at a local hotel, was drinking heavily, and became intoxicated. There had been an ongoing ...
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Withdrawing Charges of Fail to Comply With Building Order

This is a case study on withdrawing charges of Fail to Comply With Building Order. Our clients were the directors of a real estate investment company. They were charged with several serious offences under the Bulding Act 1993 (Vic). The daughter of the client operated a separate business on two ...
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Drunken Assaults Against Police

This is a case study on drunken assaults against police officers. Our client was charged with drunken assaults committed against security staff and arresting police officers who attended the scene. This was a serious matter involving allegations of resisting and spitting on police officers, and headbutting and assaulting security staff ...
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