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Victoria’s Court System Explained

Victoria’s Court System Explained

Within Victoria’s Court System, there are several different courts and tribunals. Their role is to interpret the law, settle disputes, and impose penalties on those that have broken the law.  The courts in Victoria are the: Magistrates’ Court County Court...
Consequences of a Conviction

Consequences of a Conviction

In Victoria, if you choose to plead guilty or if you are found guilty of a criminal offence you may get a conviction on your record even if you are not facing jail time or paying a fine.  Sentencing without a conviction Occasionally, depending on the nature of the...
Getting Caught with Illegal Drugs

Getting Caught with Illegal Drugs

It is against the law to use, possess, cultivate or traffic drugs of dependence in Victoria. Common illegal drugs of dependence are: cannabis (marijuana) heroin amphetamines (speed) cocaine LSD MDMA (ecstasy) There is a full list of the kinds of drugs that are...
Impact A Criminal Conviction Can Have On Your Life

Impact A Criminal Conviction Can Have On Your Life

When people are accused of a crime, they worry about the punishment they might receive. Many first-time offenders are relieved when they receive a criminal conviction but no sentence, yet a conviction can be more of a punishment than a gaol sentence. Consequences of...
Can Police Access Your Social Media Posts?

Can Police Access Your Social Media Posts?

Social media platforms allow people to stay in touch, connect with people and businesses that they share common interests with, share their business information with, find information, or express their opinion. With the current restrictions in Melbourne and Geelong it...
Compassionate Criminal Lawyers

Compassionate Criminal Lawyers

Compassionate, clear and dedicated.  Are these the words that come to mind when you think of a criminal lawyer? Lauren Cassimatis, our principal director, set out to build Gallant Law on these three principles. All of Gallant Law’s lawyers, whether based in...