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Seeing a family lawyer – what to take to your first meeting

Here are some tips and a checklist to make sure you get the most out of the experience, that the Family Lawyer gets the information he or she needs, and you get the advice you are after.

South Australia abolishes the defence of provocation

On 1 December 2020, South Australian Parliament passed legislation to abolish the common law defence of provocation. But what is provocation, and what does its abolition mean for accused persons and criminal trials in South Australia?