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Other Offences

Apprehended Violence Orders (AVO)

An Apprehended Violence Order, commonly known as an AVO, is an order of a court restricting a person from doing certain things against another person. Streeton Lawyers are specialist in criminal law, and have represented countless people either seeking an AVO, or contesting an AVO being sought against them. Read More

    Centrelink Fraud

    Centrelink Fraud involves intentionally obtaining money not entitled to from Centrelink. It is an offence that is treated seriously by the courts. Penalties range from 12 months to 10 years imprisonment. Read More

      Commonwealth / Federal Offences

      Streeton Lawyers are experts in Commonwealth or Federal criminal offences. Every lawyer at Streeton Lawyers has previously worked as a federal prosecutor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions and is an expert in the area. Read More


        Fraud

        Fraud offences in NSW have recently undergone reform. Until recently, there existed a large number of fraud offences. The recent changes have introduced a new general fraud offence under Section 192E of the Crimes Act 1900. Read More

          Goods in custody

          The offence of goods in custody is committed if a person has anything in their custody which may reasonably be suspected of being stolen or otherwise unlawfully obtained. Read More


            Robbery

            The courts regard the offence of robbery as a very serious offence and upon conviction a custodial sentence is normally imposed. The courts regard the offence of robbery as a very serious offence and upon conviction a custodial sentence is normally imposed. Read More

              Robbery whilst armed with a dangerous weapon

              The offence of robbery with an dangerous weapon is committed when a person robs another person whilst armed with an offensive weapon. The offence of robbery armed with a dangerous weapon is regarded as a very serious offence by the courts and a custodial sentence is to be expected. Read More


                Robbery whilst armed with an offensive weapon

                The offence of robbery with an offensive weapon is committed when a person robs another person whilst armed with an offensive weapon. The offence of armed robbery is regarded as a very serious offence by the courts and a custodial sentence is almost always imposed. Read More

                  Robbery with wounding

                  The offence of armed robbery is regarded as a very serious offence by the courts and a custodial sentence is almost always imposed. The courts regard the offence of robbery with wounding as a very serious offence and upon conviction a custodial sentence is to be expected. Read More