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New Road Safety Laws

The education phase for the new bike safety laws comes to an end today 28th January 2016.  Violation of the rules can result in an on-the-spot fine of $287, plus a $60 victims of crime levy and two demerit points. The new laws include a minimum distance for passing motorists of 1m where speed limit is 60km/h… Read more »

New Traffic Laws for Motorists and Cyclists

Motorists will will be required to leave at least a 1m gap when overtaking cyclists in a 60km or under area and 1.5m on the open road under new traffic laws from 25 of October 2015. In addition the fine for riding on footpaths will be gone for cyclists of all ages. Further information was published… Read more »

Change Criminal Records? – ask a criminal lawyer

There are many barriers to getting ahead in today’s job market and a criminal record will not help.  We are often asked if it is possible to change criminal records. It can be especially difficult for those whose past mistakes have resulted in a criminal record.  Although long past and your life has taken a totally different course since… Read more »

Your Rights When Dealing with Police and Authority Figures

  Rights of Individuals On 15 July 2015 advertiser.com.au started a series of articles on the rights when dealing with police and authority figures with advice from the Law Society of SA. The first article What are your rights? What South Australian law says about dealing with police and authority figures has a number of… Read more »

Help I have been arrested. 24 hr Legal Advice

In Police Custody? Call Williams’ 24 Hour Legal Advice Service How you act, and the decisions you make in the hours leading up to and following your arrest can have drastic implications for your matter if/when it reaches the Courts. Given the above, it is essential that you obtain legal advice as soon as possible… Read more »

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