All Sex Crime Case Studies

Below is a list of all our published sex crime case studies.

Sexual and Assault Charges – CCO

This is a case study on sexual and assault charges resulting in a Community Corrections Order (CCO). Our client was ...
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Indecent Act With Child Under 16 – With Similar Prior

This is a case study on charges of Indecent Act With Child Under 16 with a similar prior. Our client ...
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Appeal Against Conviction – Rape

This is a case study on an appeal against conviction for a charge of Rape. Our client was in a ...
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Upskirting, Possession & Production of Child Abuse Material

This is a case study on charges of Upskirting and Possession & Production of Child Abuse Material. Our client was ...
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Possession of Child Pornography and Access Child Porn Using Carriage Service

This is a case study on charges of Possession of Child Pornography and Access Child Porn Using Carriage Service. Our ...
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Sexual Assault of a Police Officer – Fine, Not Placed on Register

This is a case study involving an accused charged with sexual assault of a police officer. Our client, a male ...
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Bail Variation to Allow Child Contact in Child Pornography Case

This is a case study on bail variation in a child pornography case, specifically to allow child contact. Our client ...
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Sexual Assault – Not Guilty

This is a case study on a charge of Sexual Assault resulting in a not guilty verdict. Our client was ...
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Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligations – Fine, With Conviction

This is a case study on Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligations resulting in a fine with conviction. Our client ...
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Without Conviction for Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligations

This is a case study on a a sentence of fine without conviction for Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligations ...
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Fine Without Conviction for Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligation Under SOR

This is a case study on fine without conviction for Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligation Under SOR. Our client ...
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SORA Exemption Application – Child Sex Offence

This is a case study on a successful Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) exemption application involving a child sex offence ...
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Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction for Sexual Assault

This is a case study on good behaviour bond without conviction for Sexual Assault. Our client had previously been in ...
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Community Corrections Order for Sexual Assault

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Correction Order for Sexual Assault. Our client had been charged ...
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Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligations – Good Behaviour Bond

This is a case study on a charge of Fail to Comply With Reporting Obligations resulting in a good behaviour ...
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Downgrading a Charge of Sexual Assault Against a Child Under 16

This is a case study on downgrading a charge of Sexual Assault Against a Child Under 16. Our client was ...
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Community Corrections Order Without Conviction for Indecent Assault

This is a case study on Community Corrections Order without conviction for Indecent Assault. Our client was a kitchen manager ...
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Possession of Child Pornography - Good Behaviour Bond

Possession of Child Pornography – Good Behaviour Bond

Our client pleaded guilty to possessing 1,900 images of child pornography contained on an external hard drive in the family ...
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Indecent Act With a Child Under 16 – Charge Dismissed

Our client was charged with a sexual offence which was alleged to have occurred decades ago when our client was ...
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Indecent Assault, Sexual Penetration Case Study 1

Indecent Assault, Sexual Penetration Case Study 1

The client was charged with having sex with his step-daughter who was underage. The allegation was that he had given ...
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Allegations of Sexual Assault By a Teacher – No Charges Made

This is a case study on allegations of sexual assault by a teacher resulting in no charges made. Our client ...
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Sexual Assault By a Doctor – Charges Withdrawn

This is a case study on Sexual Assault by a doctor resulting in the charges being withdrawn. Our client is ...
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Sex Offender Register Travel Application

This is a case study on a client on the Sex Offender Register needing to file a travel application. Our ...
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Intercourse With Child Outside Australia

This is a case study on a charge of Intercourse With Child Outside Australia. Our client was charged with having ...
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Accused on Remand for Failing to Comply With Reporting Obligations

This is a case study on an accused on remand for Failing to Comply With Reporting Obligations. Our client is ...
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Incest and Indecent Act With Child Under 16 – Not Guilty, Discontinued

This is a case study on charges of Incest and Indecent Act With Child Under 16 resulting in a not ...
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Registered Offender Overseas Travel Application – Approved

The client submitted a Registered Offender Overseas Travel Application pursuant to s271A.1 of the Criminal Code. This application was initially ...
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Sexual Assault By a Child

This is a case study involving sexual assault by a child. Our client (a child) was charged with Sexual Assault ...
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Diversion for Sexual Assault

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Sexual Assault. Our client was facing two charges of ...
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Not Guilty: Indecent Act With a Child Under 16

This is a case study on a jury verdict of not guilty for Indecent Act With a Child Under 16 ...
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Sexual Assault – Adjourned Undertaking, Without Conviction

This is a case study on a charge of Sexual Assault resulting in an adjourned undertaking without conviction. The offence ...
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Rape, Aggravated Burglary, Theft, Burglary – Discontinuance

Our client was charged with rape and aggravated burglary. It was alleged that he broke into the house of a ...
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Breach SORA – Financial Penalty

This is a case of Breach SORA (Sex Offenders Registration Act) that resulted in a financial penalty. Our client was ...
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Indecent Assault - Charges Withdrawn

Indecent Assault – Charges Withdrawn

Our client was a bus driver for a local private bus company. A passenger made an uncorroborated complaint of indecent ...
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Indecent Assault - Acquitted

Indecent Assault – Acquitted

Our client was working for public transport company. An adult female colleague made an allegation that he indecently assaulted her ...
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Child Porn Charges - Recognisance and Suspended Sentence

Child Porn Charges – Recognisance and Suspended Sentence

Our client was man in his late 50s with no prior convictions. He possessed more than 7000 images and videos ...
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Sexual Penetration and Indecent Act With a Child Under 16

This is a case study involving charges of Sexual Penetration and Indecent Act With a Child Under 16. Our client ...
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Drugging and Rape

Our client was interviewed by the police in relation to allegations of rape and drugging the complainant. He and the ...
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Obscene Exposure – Investigation Closed

This is a case study on a charge of Obscene Exposure where investigation was eventually closed. The police attended our ...
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Indecent Assault – Dismissed

This is a case study on a charge of Indecent Assault that was dismissed. Our client attended a gathering at ...
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CCO for Possession of Child Pornography

This is a case study on a CCO for Possession of Child Pornography. Our client was charged with Possession of ...
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Good Behaviour Bond for Obscene Exposure

This is a case resulting in a good behaviour bond for Obscene Exposure and a Stalking charge getting withdrawn. Our ...
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Discontinuance – Incest

This is a case of discontinuance for an Incest charge. Our client was charged with incest relating to offending against ...
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Failing to Comply With Reporting Conditions Under SORA – With Relevant Priors

This is a case of Failing to Comply With Reporting Conditions Under SORA involving relevant priors. Our client was 25 ...
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Good Behaviour Bond for Failing to Comply With Reporting Obligations

Our client has an intellectual disability. He has very limited family supports and was placed on the Sex Offenders Register ...
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Downgrading Sexual Assault to Unlawful Assault

This is a case that involves downgrading Sexual Assault to Unlawful Assault which ultimately resulted in a diversion. Our client ...
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Withdrawing Charges of Indecent Act With a Child Under 16

This is a case of withdrawing charges of Indecent Act With a Child Under 16. Our client was a teacher ...
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Diversion for Upskirting

This is a case resulting in a diversion for Upskirting and Behaving in an Indecent Manner in a Public Place ...
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Sexual Assault – No Priors

This is case of Stalking and Sexual Assault involving an accused with no priors. Our client was charged with Stalking, ...
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Discontinuance Application Where Complainant is Not Available

This is a case study on discontinuance application where complainant is not available. Our client was charged with Aggravated Burglary, ...
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Conviction Appeal – Indecent Act With a Child Under 16

This is a case of conviction appeal for Indecent Act With a Child Under 16 and Unlawful Assault. Our client ...
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CCO for Breach of Sex Offender Registry

This is a case study on a CCO for breach of Sex Offender Registry. The client was a registered sex ...
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Sexual Penetration of a Child – Accused Intellectually Disabled

This is a case of sexual penetration of a child involving an accused that is intellectually disabled. Our client was ...
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Failing to Comply With Reporting Obligations - Fine

Failing to Comply With Reporting Obligations – Fine

Our client has been on the Sex Offender Register since 2003. In this instance, he failed to report an overseas ...
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Fail to Comply With Reporting Conditions Sex Offenders Register - Fine

Fail to Comply With Reporting Conditions Sex Offenders Register – Fine

Our client was placed on the Sex Offenders Register for a previous offence. The Sex Offenders Register imposes onerous obligations ...
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Indecent Assault – Accused With Dementia

This is a case of Indecent Assault involving an accused with dementia. The incident happened on a train wherein our ...
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Interview for Historical Sexual Offences

Our client was contacted by Victoria Police Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigations Team (SOCIT). He was asked to come ...
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Guilty Plea to Indecent Assault – No Conviction

This is a case of a guilty plea to Indecent Assault that resulted in a fine with no conviction. The ...
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Obscene Exposure – Not Guilty

This is a case of Obscene Exposure resulting in a not guilty verdict. An off-duty police officer alleged that she ...
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Discontinuance for Rape and Unlawful Assault

This is a case of discontinuance for Rape and Unlawful Assault. It was alleged that our client, whilst at his ...
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Withdrawing a Rape Charge

This is one of our successful sexual offence cases that involves withdrawing a rape charge. Our client was facing a ...
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Community Corrections Order for Child Porn Offences

This is a case study that resulted in a Community Corrections Order for child porn offences instead of an immediate ...
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Indecent Act With Child Under 16 and Indecent Assault – Withdrawn

Our 17-year old client was charged with Indecent Act With a Child Under 16 for having allegedly masturbated with a ...
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Historical Sex Offences – Discontinuance

The complainant in this matter was the biological daughter of our client. She alleged that her father sexually assaulted and ...
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Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 – Not Guilty

Our client was charged with sexual offences against a young female employee dating back to the mid-1990’s. He was alleged ...
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Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 – Acquitted

Our client was charged with sexually penetrating his 6 year old goddaughter while the families were away on holiday together ...
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Procuring Sexual Penetration of a Child – Recognisance, CCO

Our client engaged in sexual activity over the internet with a minor and also penetrative sex. He was charged with ...
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Child Pornography Charges – Dismissed

Our client was charged with possess and make child pornography in circumstances where it was alleged that he took pictures ...
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Historical Rape, Indecent Assault, Gross Indecency - Discontinuance

Historical Rape, Indecent Assault, Gross Indecency – Discontinuance

Our client was charged with historical sexual offences against his daughter that were alleged to have occurred over 20 years ...
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Sexual Offences Against Child – Acquitted

Our client is a married father of two and was accused of indecently assaulting and raping the complainant. At the ...
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Offer Sex Agreement With Child – Bond, No Conviction

Our client is a man in his late 50’s who suffers from a physical disability. On an occasion, he asked ...
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Sexual Offence Against Child - Suspended Sentence

Sexual Offence Against Child – Suspended Sentence

This was a matter which involved the sexual relationship between our client, a female accused (aged 19 at the time ...
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Rape - Found Not Guilty

Rape – Found Not Guilty

Our client was alleged to have raped his ex-partner after both had been out drinking. The relationship was in a ...
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Indecent Assault - Charge Reduced, Diversion

Indecent Assault – Charge Reduced, Diversion

Our client had attended a club and it was alleged he touched a waitress on the bottom. He was charged ...
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Rape, Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 - Not Guilty Verdict

Rape, Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 – Not Guilty Verdict

Our client was facing two criminal charges arising out of one incident. He was charged with sexual penetration of a ...
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Use Carriage Service Sex Offences With Child Under 16

Use Carriage Service Sex Offences With Child Under 16

Our client sent Facebook messages to his 13-year old first cousin of an indecent nature. The messages included discussion of ...
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Rape and Indecent Act with a Child Under 16 - Wholly Suspended Sentence

Rape and Indecent Act with a Child Under 16 – Wholly Suspended Sentence

Our client was charged with multiple charges of sexual penetration of a child under 16, digital rape, and inciting minor ...
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Incest - Not Guilty at Trial

Incest – Not Guilty at Trial

The client was charged with incest. The allegations were that he had sexually penetrated his 8 year-old-daughter in the anus ...
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Carnal Knowledge Without Consent

Carnal Knowledge Without Consent

The client was charged with having raped the alleged victim 30 years ago. She was alleged to have come to ...
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Possession of Child Pornography - Suspended Sentence

Possession of Child Pornography – Suspended Sentence

Our client lost his phone in a park. It had been found by another person and was handed to the ...
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Possess Child Pornography Plea of Guilt in the County Court

Possess Child Pornography Plea of Guilt in the County Court

The client was an intellectually disabled man in his early 50s, who has been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and as ...
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Obscene Exposure – Withdrawn

Our client was a 15-year old child who had never been in trouble before. He was charged with two charges ...
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Obscene Exposure – Adjourned Undertaking

The Prosecution alleged that our client deliberately showed his genitals to a woman a short distance from his place of ...
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Indecent Assault, Sexual Penetration Case Study 2

Indecent Assault, Sexual Penetration Case Study 2

Historic sex case from the 1970s. Complainant made allegations that they had been sexually assaulted 30 years ago. Complainant said ...
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Indecent Assault - Without Conviction Good Behaviour Bond

Indecent Assault – Without Conviction Good Behaviour Bond

H was accused of groping a woman’s vagina, over her clothing, in a crowded night club. The complainant immediately informed ...
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Indecent Assault - CBO, No Conviction

Indecent Assault – CBO, No Conviction

The accused was a 28 year old with no prior Court appearances. He was charged with indecent assault after he ...
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Indecent Assault and Successful Contested Hearing

Indecent Assault and Successful Contested Hearing

Our client was a taxi driver. He allegedly committed an Indecent Assault but he denied the allegations. The case did ...
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Indecent Act With Child Under 16 x 2 - Charges Withdrawn

Indecent Act With Child Under 16 x 2 – Charges Withdrawn

The client was a young boy with no prior Court appearances. He was charged with sexually assaulting two young males ...
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Historic Sex Case - Good Behaviour Bond

Historic Sex Case – Good Behaviour Bond

This was a historic sex matter occurring over 30 years ago. The offender, who was very young at the time, ...
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Historic Sex Allegations - Charges Dismissed

Historic Sex Allegations – Charges Dismissed

The allegations against our client were 4 counts of indecent assault said to have occurred in the late 1970s and ...
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Transmit Indecent Material to a Child Under 16 - Community Correction Order

Transmit Indecent Material to a Child Under 16 – Community Correction Order

Our client was charged with using the internet to groom a child under 16 for sexual activity and transmitting indecent ...
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Sexual Offences - Successful Appeal Against Conviction

Sexual Offences – Successful Appeal Against Conviction

The client was charged with sexual offences relating to the kissing, touching and lingual penetration of a young relative. He ...
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Rape, Appeal for a Trial - Successful Appeal, Not Guilty

Rape, Appeal for a Trial – Successful Appeal, Not Guilty

The client had been charged with rape and indecent assault on his then partner. The rape was said to have ...
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Possession of Child Pornography - Community Based Order

Possession of Child Pornography – Community Based Order

The accused was a 26 year old male with no prior Court appearances. He was charged with being in possession ...
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Possess Child Pornography Produce Child Pornography

Possess Child Pornography Produce Child Pornography

The accused is a 61 year old who was found in possession of 1,500-plus images and videos depicting child pornography ...
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Possessing Child Pornography

Possessing Child Pornography

This case involved charges of possessing child pornography and producing child pornography/downloading child pornography. The allegation was that the defendant ...
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Possession of Child Pornography - CBO

Possession of Child Pornography – CBO

Our client was caught with thousands of images of child porn and videos on his computer. The images ranged from ...
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Possess Child Pornography & Use Telecommunications Service to Transmit It

Possess Child Pornography & Use Telecommunications Service to Transmit It

Our client was found in possession of approximately 60 images and 10 movies containing child pornography, which ranged in the ...
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Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 Years

Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 Years

The accused was a 20 year old man with no prior convictions. The complainant approached him and his friends and ...
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Indecent Act - Not Guilty at Trial

Indecent Act – Not Guilty at Trial

Allegations were made by the accused’s young step-sister that he had committed indecent acts on her. Josh Taaffe represented the ...
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Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 Years, Plea in the County Court

Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 Years, Plea in the County Court

The client was originally charged with two counts of sexual penetration of a child under 16 years, and eight counts ...
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Indecent Act with Child Under 16 - Not Guilty on Appeal

Indecent Act with Child Under 16 – Not Guilty on Appeal

The client was charged with touching the breasts of an underage relative while they were sharing a bed. The client ...
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Incest - All Charges Withdrawn

Incest – All Charges Withdrawn

The accused was remanded in prison after his ex-partner and two young daughters went to the police and made allegations ...
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Indecent Act with a Child Under 16 - x2; Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 - x3

Indecent Act with a Child Under 16 – x2; Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16 – x3

The client had been charged with taking part in sexual acts with a girl aged 13. He was aged 26 ...
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Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16, Indecent Assault

Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 16, Indecent Assault

The accused who was 19 years old went to a party where he met a young woman. After a while ...
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Rape Charges - Not Guilty by Jury

Rape Charges – Not Guilty by Jury

The accused was a 30 year old man charged with raping a woman he had met on a dating website ...
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Rape and Assault Charges - Not Guilty at Trial

Rape and Assault Charges – Not Guilty at Trial

The accused met a woman online who came around to his place in the early hours of the morning. They ...
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Rape - Discharged at Committal

Rape – Discharged at Committal

The complainant alleged that she was raped by the client, who was a former co-worker. The two had spent the ...
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Rape x2, Indecent Assault x6 - Charges Withdrawn

Rape x2, Indecent Assault x6 – Charges Withdrawn

This case is regarding an allegation of digital penetration by a student on another student at a college. The client ...
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Rape - Charges Withdrawn

Rape – Charges Withdrawn

The accused was a 38 year old man with no prior Court appearances. He was charged with raping the complainant, ...
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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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Rape, Sexual Penetration of a Child - Not Guilty

Rape, Sexual Penetration of a Child – Not Guilty

The accused was in an on again-off again relationship with the complainant over a period of about 18 months. From ...
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Rape - Not Guilty at Trial

Rape – Not Guilty at Trial

The accused was 43-year-old with no prior court appearances. He met a woman via a dating website and after some ...
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Rape, Indecent Assault - Not Guilty at Trial

Rape, Indecent Assault – Not Guilty at Trial

The accused met the complainant at his friend’s birthday party and they were intimate with each other on that night ...
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Sexual Penetration, Rape, Indecent Assault

Sexual Penetration, Rape, Indecent Assault

The accused was charged in relation to sexual penetration, rape and indecent assault in relation to two separate step-daughters from ...
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