Section 10 for minor assault


Keith* was charged with domestic violence common assault following an incident at the family home. Both Keith and his wife had been drinking when an argument broke out. Keith’s wife tried to grab a beer out of his hands and pushed his wife once with his left arm in response.

Keith admitted to police that he pushed his wife when she was trying to take the beer off him.



O’Brien Criminal & Civil Solicitors represented Keith at the Downing Centre Local Court. We were able to achieve the best possible outcome, with the matter dismissed with no conviction under a section 10.


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*name changed for privacy

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