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What does COVID-19 mean for your court case?

What does COVID-19 mean for your court case?

If you’ve got a court case coming up, you’re probably wondering how the COVID-19 restrictions will affect it. The NSW Local Court has implemented huge changes to how it operates. Many types of cases have been postponed and there are new rules about who is allowed in...

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What can I do with my phone while driving?

What can I do with my phone while driving?

At Ainsley Law we are often asked this question.  So much of our lives happen via our phones and we know that if we do the wrong things with phones while driving, we’ll get hit with a whopping fine and 5 demerit points.  Everyone is so caught up in what we...

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How to keep your licence this Christmas

How to keep your licence this Christmas

The Christmas period is upon us. While it’s a great time of year, all the festivities mean that it’s also the time that many people get caught drink driving. Right across Australia, a drink driving charge usually means losing your driver’s licence. In some states the...

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Road rules on horseback

Road rules on horseback

In the spirit of Melbourne Cup, we’ve got a fun horse fact! Did you know that a horse is a vehicle? The Road Rules include a definition of vehicle that’s designed to capture things most people wouldn’t normally associate with the word. One of those things is “an...

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Drink driving defences

Drink driving defences

There are a number of possible defences to drink driving charges. We are happy to chat with you about which might apply to your case. Home safe rule The police cannot require you to undergo a breath test in your home. If the police break this rule they may not be...

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What to expect at your sentencing hearing

What to expect at your sentencing hearing

The sentencing hearing is the day that the magistrate decides what penalty to impose for your matter. We understand that it’s not an easy day for our clients. You will probably have spent weeks preparing and worrying about what the outcome will be. Add the fact that a...

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Section 10

Section 10

It’s the holy grail of traffic law - the section 10. In this blog we give you the low down on what a section 10 is, how to get one and what it could mean for your case.  What is a section 10? A ‘section 10’ order is where a magistrate finds you guilty of an...

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Mass overload fines

Mass overload fines

The main concern for most people charged with a mass overload offence is “how big could the fine be?” Seems like a simple question. But, like many aspects of heavy vehicle law, the answer isn’t as straight forward as you’d expect.  The first concept to understand...

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Traffic vs criminal law

Traffic vs criminal law

Why we’re just traffic lawyers. Ainsley Law is the only dedicated traffic law firm in Sydney. However, we are not your only choice for representation if you have a traffic matter. Most criminal law firms also do traffic law. At Ainsley Law both our principals were...

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Ainsley Law

Sydney
Level 1, 299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Parramatta
Suite 19, 103 George Street
Parramatta NSW 2150

Hours

Monday 8:30am–5:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am–5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am–5:30pm
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Sunday Closed

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