Cross-examination is an essential skill every lawyer needs to be successful. It is a vital method to extract the truth or place reasonable doubt in a case. Contrary to what many believe, attacking the enemy is not a goal of cross-examination.
Indecent assault is defined in Western Australia as unwanted touching, attempted touching, or threat to touch someone else’s body sexually without consent against an adult victim. Examples include kissing or inappropriately touching someone’s breasts, buttocks, or genitals. The goal is typically sexual arousal or gratification. However, failing to achieve the goal is insufficient to overlook…
Heading to trial can be a nerve-wracking experience for even the calmest and most composed among us. While nervousness can make you uncomfortable, it does not control your words or actions. Through the last decade, we have utilized several non-binding concepts that may be useful to self-represented litigants and lawyers themselves.
The law places limits on acceptable behaviour towards others, whether they are family members, acquaintances, or total strangers. A person who breaches a restraining order, whether interim or final, can expect consequences that are on par with criminal actions.