January 8, 2018

Domestic Violence, ADVO and AVO Case Studies

Click on the case name to review domestic violence, ADVO and AVO case studies in which O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors have acted in. See the results we have achieved and what our clients have said about us.

Police v TRE

Common assault (domestic violence related), Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – representations to police prosecutor – apprehended violence order, Section 19, Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007

Police v WZP

Common assault, Crimes Act 1900 Section 61 – apprehended violence order, Section 19, Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – plea negotiation – charges withdrawn

Police v FDN

Domestic violence related common assault, Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – breach of AVO, Section 14 Crimes (Personal and Domestic Violence) Act 2007 ­– bail refused – strong submissions upon sentencing – time served – good behaviour bond, Section 9 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

DPP v GLR

Take/detain person with intent to obtain advantage (domestic violence), Section 86(1)(b) Crimes Act 1900 – aggravated enter dwelling with intent, Section 111(2) Crimes Act 1900 – common assault (domestic violence), Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – stalk/intimidate with intent to cause fear of harm, Section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – contravene apprehended violence order, Section 14 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – rehabilitation of client – sentenced to time served

Police v MRT

Domestic-related incidents – attempt to stalk or intimidate, Section 13(5) Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – common assault, Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – intentionally/recklessly damage property, Section 195(1) Crimes Act 1900 – found not guilty

Police v NBJ

Contravene apprehended domestic violence order, Section 14(1) Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – plea of guilty – serious domestic violence alleged – negotiations on particulars – non-custodial sentence imposed

Police v BQL

Domestic assault, common assault, Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – Breach domestic violence order, Section 14(1) Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – contravene prohibition or restriction apprehended domestic violence

Police v STA

Domestic violence – common assault, Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – plea negotiation – plea of guilty for amended facts – good behaviour bond, Section 9 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v SXI

Apprehended domestic violence order – Section 15 Crimes (Personal and Domestic Violence) Act 2007 – false complaint – AVO withdrawn and dismissed

Police v GMS

Contravene apprehended violence order, Section 14 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007  – stalking or intimidation with intent to cause fear of physical or mental harm, Section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – plea of guilty – 12 month good behaviour bond, Section 9 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 – not guilty to other charges

Police v RM

Contravene prohibition/restriction in an ADVO – Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 section 14 – grandmother/granddaughter – not guilty

Police v HDB

Common assault (domestic violence), Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – contravene AVO, Section 14 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – charges withdrawn – defendant discharged

Police v BT

Apprehended violence application – allegation made in course of employment – application withdrawn and dismissed

 

AVOs

Police v HDS

Stalk/intimidate, Section 13(1) Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – contravene AVO, Section 14(1) Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – destroy or damage property, Section 195(1)(A) Crimes Act 1900 – supervised good behaviour bond, Section 9 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v PDH

Common assault, Section 61 Crimes Act 1900 – breach of AVO, Section 14 Crimes (Personal and Domestic Violence) Act 1900 ­– plea of not guilty – good behaviour bond, Section 9 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v TS

Stalk/intimidate intending to cause fear of physical or mental harm, section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007  – unlawful entry on inclosed lands, section 4 Inclosed Lands Protection Act 1901  – domestic violence offences – apprehended violence order (AVO) – matter dismissed

Police v MN

Breach AVO – section 14 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – assault occasioning actual bodily harm – section 59 Crimes Act 1900 – application for bail – bail granted

Police v RW

Contravening AVO – section 14 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – assault occasioning actual bodily harm – section 59 Crimes Act 1900 – plea of not guilty

Police v LO

Apprehended violence order – contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO, Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 Section 14(1) – abusive Facebook message – charges withdrawn – case dismissed

Stalking & Intimidation

HD v AA

Stalking and intimidation – section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – Not consent to an AVO application – defended AVO hearing – AVO application dismissed

Police v HF

Stalking and intimidation – section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – plea of not guilty – summary hearing – charges dismissed

Police v VW

Stalking and intimidation – section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – plea of not guilty – charge dismissed