The Accused and the victim were previously in a relationship of 11 years and separated 4 months prior to the incident. After a volatile argument, the female accused assaulted her husband.
Before the Court for the first time in her 50 year life, she was distressed and nervous.
After extensive written submissions, drawing on important features of her life, the client was ecstatic to be given a CRO with no conviction recorded.
Pursuant to the principles in R v Nguyen, The Court has the capacity to release without conviction.
This capacity reflects the willingness of the legislature and the community to provide first offenders, in certain circumstances, a second chance to maintain a reputation of good character.
This principle is designed to provide people like YOU a second chance to maintain a reputation of good character.
Result: No conviction recorded.