The repercussions of alcohol-fuelled violence can be severe, both in terms of injuries and in potential punishments. So the message is clear: think before you drink this holiday season, writes RMB Criminal Law Division.
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In this final instalment of a three-part series on criminal trials, RMB Managing Partner CRAIG OSBORNE explains the court procedures.
In this second part of a series on how criminal trials work in NSW, RMB Lawyers Managing Partner CRAIG OSBORNE explains jury selection.
A recent Court of Appeal decision shows that “obvious risk” can be an important consideration in personal injury cases. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains.
A decision in Lonergan v Trustees of The Sisters of Saint Joseph & Anor  VSC 651 delivered in October 2021 concerned allegations of sexual abuse of a child by a priest, and whether a prior settlement between the parties should be taken into account and in effect offset against the current assessment by the court.
The Federal Government now has financial assistance available for women fleeing domestic violence. RMB Family Law specialist CLAIRE OSBORNE explains how the payments are administered.
Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol is a serious offence, with significant penalties for majortransgressions. RMB Criminal Law Division explains the importance of seeking good legal advice:
Conditional Release Orders have replaced the old system of Good Behaviour Bonds for some criminal offences. The RMB Criminal Division explains what is involved.
RMB Lawyers Managing Partner CRAIG OSBORNE outlines the importance of the presumption of innocence in our legal system.
The summer holiday period is generally marked by poor driver behaviour. RMB Lawyers Criminal Law division explains the Traffic Offenders Intervention Program:
Should you defend yourself if charged with criminal offences before the Local Court? RMB Lawyers Criminal division explains the process:
Contempt of Court laws means that there are dangers for the untrained, or unwary, in appearing in Court or covering Court proceedings for the media.
Criminal lawyers are often asked by their clients to “get me a Section 10”. It is not that simple.
Court appearances can be intimidating. We explain how fear can be overcome with sound preparation.
An outline of the Mandatory Alcohol Interlock program for repeat drink driving offenders.
A looks at a high profile drink driving case and its implications for others in a similar situation.
The pitfalls of falling foul of the law in foreign holiday destinations.