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Preparing for Prison

Preparing for Prison

The basis of the advice we give to clients preparing for prison, the insights that have been shared by clients past and present, are outlined in this article. In the first episode of Orange is the New Black, the protagonist, Piper Chapman, is taken into custody at a...

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Quarantine For Prisoners in Victoria

Quarantine For Prisoners in Victoria

If you have a loved one experiencing quarantine in custody, or you are preparing to go into custody, you will be wondering about quarantine for prisoners in Victoria. We have heard countless stories of confused messaging regarding quarantine for prisoners, differing...

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Community Corrections Orders (CCO’s)

Community Corrections Orders (CCO’s)

What is a Community Corrections Order (CCO)? A community corrections order (‘CCO’) is an order that allows you to serve your sentence in the community. In the hierarchy of sentencing options available to a Judge or Magistrate, a Community Corrections Order is a more...

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What is Diversion? And, how can it help me?

What is Diversion? And, how can it help me?

Diversion is a process by which a person charged with a relatively low-level offence can avoid a criminal record by going through the Diversion Program. This program requires you to take responsibility for the offending but does not thereafter impose any criminal...

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How to choose the best Criminal Defence Lawyer for you –

Most people don’t ever think that they will ever need a Criminal Defence Lawyer. So, choosing the right one can feel like a daunting task and can come at a time in your life when you are overwhelmed and anxious. You need to find an appropriately experienced Criminal...

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