WD – Successful outcome for client charged with common assault

Facts: Common assault and assault occasioning bodily harm

WD was charged with common assault after he had an argument with his long-term partner. During this argument, he placed his hands around her neck and kissed her and bit down on her lip, causing a small laceration.

DW was cooperative with police and made full and frank admissions.

Outcome: Apology and sentenced to fine of $880

Criminal defence lawyers from O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors successfully represented DW at the Downing Centre Local Court in Sydney’s CBD. DW expressed his sincere apologies and shame to his partner and the Court. Subsequently, His Honour sentenced DW to receive a fine of $880.

O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors are experienced in defending various types of assault charges. We have assisted many clients in doing so. If you are a victim of, or have been charged with an assault offence, call us on (02) 9261 4281 or email us at today to discuss your legal options.


O’Brien Criminal & Civil Solicitors
p: 02 9261 4281
a: Level 4, 219-223 Castlereagh St,
Sydney NSW 2000

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