Section 16 and section 39 of the Criminal Law Sentencing Act gives the Court the discretion not to record a conviction.
01 Mar 2017 // Blog //
In recent months we have noticed a surge in clients contacting us about traffic and criminal offences from up to 5 years ago! It would appear that the Prosecution unit are clearing a back log of summons matters that were never finalised back when they first came to court years ago.
23 Nov 2016 // News //
On Wednesday 16 November 2016 the High Court of Australia overturned the murder convictions of Tristan Castle and Jason Bucca. Mangan Ey and Associates acted as solicitors for Ms Castle. See the judgement here.
17 Nov 2016 //
02 Nov 2016 // News //
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19 Aug 2016 // News //
Since January 2015 Mangan Ey & Associates have been acting for Nikola Novakovich who was charged with murdering Karen Williams in Coober Pedy in 1990.
30 Jun 2016 // Blog //
I have previously written on this site about the legal concept of extended joint criminal enterprise.
30 Jun 2016 // Blog //
Let's think about this scenario: You've been charged with a criminal offence. You attend Court for the first time. There are people milling around, the Court room is full of people and it is incredibly busy.
24 May 2016 //
People who are convicted of an Assault against Public Transport Workers as well as taxi drivers, ride-share and chauffeurs will now be subject to tougher penalties.
03 Dec 2015 // Blog //
It is incredibly important to obtain timely legal advice as soon as you have been charged with a criminal offence.
25 Nov 2015 //
People who have been charged with a criminal offence often ask us if they can have their name suppressed from publication.
22 Oct 2015 // Case-Study //
The High Court of Australia, the highest court in the country, has recently overturned the South Australian Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the dismissal of a drink driving charge in the Adelaide Magistrates’ Court.
25 Aug 2015 // Blog //
21 Aug 2015 // Blog //
If you have allegedly been caught drink driving or committing another relatively minor traffic or criminal offence then the police will contact you to ask whether you are pleading guilty or not guilty.
23 Jul 2015 //
What is extended joint criminal enterprise and why is it important?
14 Jul 2015 // Blog //
The reason we are specialists in criminal and traffic law here in Adelaide is we understand it gives us a competitive edge over other law firms in our chosen field.
13 Jul 2015 // Blog //
27 May 2015 // Blog //
There has been a lot of media attention in relation to domestic violence and domestic violence prevention. The opposition Government is proposing supporting amendments to provide for paid domestic violence leave.
13 May 2015 // News //
It was an interesting experience appearing and applying for bail in criminal matters before the Chief Justice sitting at the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 29 April 2015.
13 May 2015 // Case-Study //
Recently the Advertiser published that South Australian Police were considering the depth of their legal training of officers as to their rights to enter private property following our successful appeal in the matter of R v Rockford.