Some time ago we wrote about people taking advantage of the AVO system. Well someone was listening because there are now new laws in place to punish those who bring AVO proceedings without cause

AVO Statistics

AVO. Statistics show that many AVO’s have no foundation and are brought out of motives other than fear for safety. However the implications of an Apprehended Violence Order should not be underestimated.

What is the difference between discipline and assault?

Our client was charged with assaulting his young son. He was reported to the police by a third party who was alarmed at him shouting and chasing his son who was running away after being quite naughty. The police viewed at as an assault and charged him. He was...

Conveyancing Solicitor

How can a conveyancing solicitor help me? A conveyancing solicitor is a solicitor who specialises particularly in the work related to transactions in property. There are two broad fields of conveyancing, the first is commercial. This relates to transactions in...

Derek Ziman

Derek is the Principal at Ziman and Ziman Solicitors. He brings a wealth of decades of experience to his practice in North Sydney in general practice but has focussed at various times on litigation, commercial law, franchising, building and construction law,...