As with most sectors of society, the current Covid-19 crisis presents significant challenges for those that are subject to family law arrangements whether it be due to formal Court Orders or informal shared parenting arrangements. On 30 March 2020 the New South Wales Government added to the stress of many people that have such arrangements by announcing that it is an offence to leave your place of residence without a reasonable excuse. Vizzone Ruggero Twigg Lawyers Family Law
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