This week a 30 year old man has appeared in Mudgee Local Court after being seen by Police using a mobile phone whilst riding a horse in Tambaroora on 19 October 2019 at approximately 11:08 a.m, it has been reported. Magistrate David Day reportedly told the Defendant “Under the road rules a horse is a
vehicle…and he didn’t have a hands-free device fitted to the horse”. Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers Criminal Law Partner John Vizzone explains that under New South Wales law horse
Previously you would get a Court Attendance Notice and be ordered to Court where you would persuade the Magistrate as to what the penalty would be.
Don’t be fooled! You still have the right to challenge your drink driving offence at court. Every citizen has the right to challenge a penalty notice including the Police decision to immediately suspend your drivers licence. However, it is not a decision you should take lightly. The new laws means that if you are issued with a pe
By John Vizzone Most people visit a lawyer with the goal of winning a legal battle. Of course we all want to win. The legal justice system is no different. But what if you don’t win? Many people do not realise the complex and often significant ramifications of losing a protracted legal battle. There are many exceptions but generally in the Australian and New South Wales legal systems, the losers in a court battle pay a portion of the costs of the winning party. The effect of
Making a Security of Payment Claim By John Vizzone All builders and tradespeople have all experienced the frustration of not being paid at some stage of their life. In fact we all have, even lawyers! There is nothing more annoying than when you are not paid and such times can cause financial hardship for your business and ultimately your family. But did you know that you could recover money from a third party even if you did not directly contract with that third party? Yes it