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Mariecar Capili

Mariecar Capili

Mariecar Capili is a highly-respected criminal defence lawyer with many years of specialist experience in criminal defence. She has an exceptional track record of consistently producing successful outcomes in a wide range of criminal and traffic law cases,. Mariecar is  a Senior Associate and integral member of the Sydney Criminal Lawyers defence team.

What is the Early Appropriate Guilty Plea (EAGP) Scheme in New South Wales?

On 30 April 2018, a legislative scheme was introduced with statutory caps on discounts that can be given for the utilitarian benefit (the saving of court time and public resources) of a guilty plea in cases that proceed, or are...

What Are the Conditions of Apprehended Violence Orders in New South Wales?

Apprehended violence orders in New South Wales come in two broad categories - apprehended domestic violence orders (ADVOs) which are intended to protect a person from someone with which they have or had a domestic relationship (such as a current...

A Guide to Apprehended Violence Orders in the Children’s Court

The procedures for cases brought before the Children’s Court can be quite different from those which apply to adults in the Local Court.  This is no different when it comes to cases where an application for an apprehended violence order...

COVID-19: Sweeping Changes to Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) Procedures

As COVID-19 continues to impact on the community, the Chief Magistrate of the Local Court NSW, Judge Graeme Henson continues to make new arrangements to protect court users. The latest arrangements relate to Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) and will start...
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