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Legal Jargon - what does it all mean?

We think that when you sit down to talk with your lawyer, it’s really important that your lawyer breaks things down and uses every day language. Hopefully that means that you feel comfortable, and most importantly, that you understand what is going on. Read on to find a list of words and phrases that you might encounter if you are being investigated by police or charged with an offence.

You've been charged with domestic violence related offences? What now?

Have you been charged with an offence relating to domestic violence? If so, before you make a decision about what plea you will enter, you need to make sure you understand the nature of the charges against you and what options are available to you. Be aware there can be unexpected consequences that come along with a criminal conviction. It is important to get legal advice early, so that you can make an informed decision.