Disturbing as it may sound, assaults are the second most common offences coming before the Local Court of NSW. They are normally caused by drunk/drug offences. As such, our solicitors regularly represent individuals either facing charges of assault and battery or who have been the victim of a physical assault.
The Executive Legal team is dedicated to preserving your legal rights. We will be providing you with the information and confidence you need to proceed through your legal case. Below is some vital information about assaults and battery and the law designed to give you a basic understanding of the various assault types and the likelihood of criminal conviction.
Assaults are covered by section 56–61 of the Crimes Act 1900.