CRIMINAL CASE

13 Fraud Charges Dismissed Due to Mental Health

Mental Health Law

Our client is a 48-year old registered nurse. She was charged with 13 counts of ‘Dishonestly Obtain Financial Advantage by Deception’ under section 192E of the Crimes Act (‘fraud’), and one count of Larceny (stealing). The ‘fraud’ charges each carry a maximum penalty of 10 years’ imprisonment and the maximum for larceny is 5 years. ... read more ...
CRIMINAL CASE

Mental Health Application Successful for Indecent Exposure

Mental Health Law

Our client is a 26-year-old man undertaking a Masters of Accounting degree. On his first and second day of studies, he exposed himself to two visiting high school students in the throes of physical pleasure. Each complainant reported the matter to university security. On the third day at the university, our client was recognised by ... read more ...
CRIMINAL CASE

No Criminal Record 13 Fraud Charges

Mental Health Law

The Presiding Judge in Downing Centre District Court was persuaded to issue a ‘Section 32 order’ in favour of our 41 year old client who was charged with 13 counts of ‘obtaining a financial advantage’.A ‘Section 32 order‘ allows a court to dismiss a case without finding a person guilty or imposing a criminal conviction against them. ... read more ...
CRIMINAL CASE

Section 192E Fraud Dismissed Due to Mental Health

Mental Health Law

Downing Centre Local Court dismissed the case against our 50 year old client from Paddington who was charged with ‘dishonestly obtaining a financial advantage‘ after making 268 fraudulent claims for payment over an 8 month period by accessing the Medibank Private online payment system. Our lawyers obtained medical reports showing that our client suffers from ... read more ...
CRIMINAL CASE

Charges Dismissed due to Mental Health

Mental Health Law

Here are some recent examples of our criminal defence team getting charges dismissed due to mental health under ‘section 32: The Magistrate in Ryde Local Court dismissed charges of larceny against our 37 year old client who was caught stealing a trolley-load of goods from Myer. The case was persuasively argued by Mr Nedim and ... read more ...
CRIMINAL CASE

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® gets yet another sex offence withdrawn

Mental Health Law

The DPP withdrew all proceedings against our 42 year old client from Green Valley who was charged with aggravated indecent assault against a 32 year old female, who was claimed to be cognitively impaired. The pair were allegedly witnessed engaging in sexual relations behind a furniture store in Fairfield, and the event was reported to ... read more ...