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  1. justawriter

    Fiction Research - Exonerating the Innocent Under Criminal Law?

    First up, I'm an aspiring writer and this is all fictional. I've tried to research extensively online but I'm struggling to find specific info (particularly Australian) relevant to my story. I have about a hundred things I could ask, but for now, I'm sticking with my most pressing concern, the...
  2. S

    QLD Parental Alienation from ex Mother-in-law

    Hi, so I have a question about how to best move forward with a situation. I will keep emotion out of it, and just state the relevant facts, but happy to share more if needed. I left my ex-husband 2.5 years ago due to domestic violence. He has a DVO (now expired), that he admitted to - all...
  3. A

    NSW What Happens to Consent Order When Parent Goes to Prison?

    My ex-partner and I have one child (5 years old). Throughout our separation, I pleaded for our daughter not to go to him due to his drug use. I left our local area with our child for safety reasons. His parents arranged for a court order for us to return to the area immediately which I...
  4. U

    TAS Car in Police Custody - What to Do?

    My car has been clamped by the police indefinitely (4weeks ago) due to someone I know driving it who has a disqualified drivers licence and had been intercepted by the police driving it 3 times in the last 12 month period. Please note I was not the driver of the car that committed offences...
  5. H

    QLD Prison Time After Another Drink Driving Offence?

    I have a friend who had previous drink driving offenses and 6 years ago had a car accident while driving under the influence and spent 1 month in prison. He has had no drink driving offences since then until New Year's day this year. The morning after drinking, he blew 0.133. My question is...
  6. J

    QLD New Bill for Deportation Under Immigration Law?

    Hi all, I just find out that a bill got voted last year in October. "Under the bill, anyone convicted of an offence punishable by at least two years in prison could have their visa cancelled — regardless of whether they were jailed for less time, or not jailed at all." Does that mean you get...
  7. A

    WA Will Prison Sentence Show Up on National Police Clearance?

    In 2013, I was convicted in the district court for gbh and sentenced to 8 months in prison. I served half that time and the rest on parole. This was my 1st ever prison sentence. I have 2 questions. 1. Will this show up on a national police clearance and be an issue with employment? 2. In WA...
  8. B

    NSW Make Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse Under Family Law?

    Hi there, My ex and I are throwing hand grenades at each other on a daily basis. We are separated under one roof and are speaking mainly through text and email which consists mostly of making allegations and counter allegations via email. With school holidays coming up, my wife wants to take...
  9. Newstudent

    NSW Mental Health Disability Law in Prison?

    Hi, I wanted someone who is able to help me. I'm trying to find information regarding mental health of Aboriginal people with in New South Wales. My question is if an aboriginal person with an intellectual disability or a mental health, over the age of 18 is sentence for a crime and is placed...
  10. C

    NSW Preventing contact of ex husband after prison release

    I am writing on behalf of my partner. Her ex-husband is getting out of Jail soon and she is worried he will immediately seek to access their children. They are aged 4, 12, 16. He was convicted of child sexual abuse and child pornography. The police don't care and wont allow her to apply for an...