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If your partner has accused you of domestic violence, you need a domestic violence protection lawyer to help you. Your lawyer can help you figure out the best way to protect your case, but you may want to consider the following tips.
1. Work With an Experienced Criminal Attorney
Ideally, you should select a criminal attorney who has experience with domestic violence cases in particular. There are a wide variety of crimes, and they all need different defenses to fight them.
Receiving a long distance phone call informing you that your loved one is locked up overseas is a nightmare scenario. Unfortunately, it does happen. Each year, around 1000 Australian nationals are arrested while abroad. Below is a guide to what you should do if you discovered a loved one is locked up abroad.
Contact the Local Australian Embassy
The first thing you need to do is to contact the Australian Embassy in the country they are being held.
Hello, my name is Gavin. I live in downtown Sydney. When I was a kid, I was always in trouble. It started with little things like shoplifting on days when I had skipped school and progressed to more serious crimes. I was caught breaking into someone's home when I was 17 and sent to a young offenders centre. Since I got out of there, I have been going straight. Unfortunately, your reputation can follow you around. When the local police picked me up for a crime I didn't commit, I thought I was going back to jail. Thankfully, I had a great criminal attorney who was able to prove to the jury that I wasn't even in the city on the day of the crime took place. I learnt a lot about criminal law during the trial so I decided to start a blog to help others.
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