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Reports of police misconduct in Victoria can be made against police officers, protective service officers, public service employees of Victoria Police who work in administrative and professional roles, and police officers in training.  Read more: Reporting Police Misconduct in Victoria, Link: https://www.gotocourt.com.au/criminal-law/vic/reporting-police-misconduct/

Reports of police misconduct in Victoria can apply to police and protective services officers, public service employees of VicPol and officers in training.

If police wish to search you, you are entitled to ask why and police must tell you. If they do not have the legal right to search you, you can refuse – they cannot force you.  Read more: Personal Searches in Victoria, Link: https://www.gotocourt.com.au/criminal-law/vic/personal-searches/

Police can carry out personal searches in Victoria anytime if they have a warrant, or without a warrant in certain specified circumstances.

Generally, defamation in Victoria is the publication of materials that has a negative impact on the reputation of an individual, and the statements in the publication are not substantiated by facts.  Read more: Defamation in Victoria, Link: https://www.gotocourt.com.au/civil-law/vic/defamation/

Defamation in Victoria is the publication of unsubstantiated claims which have a negative impact on someone's reputation.

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Stamp Duty in Victoria. Find out more here about Stamp Duty in Victoria and how it works, or call our Legal Hotline 7 days on 1300 636

Probate in Victoria, as in all other Australian States and Territories, is the process of proving a person’s will.  Read more: Probate in Victoria | Civil and Estate Lawyers VIC, Link: https://www.gotocourt.com.au/civil-law/vic/probate-in-victoria/

Probate in Victoria. Find out more about probate in Victoria and estate law here, or call our Legal Hotline 7 days on 1300 636

Intestacy in Victoria is the situation which occurs when someone dies and there is no legal record of what should happen to their property. This can happen in one of three different ways – they die without a will at all, they die with a will but for some reason it is invalid or they left a will, but it did not include all the current property.  Read more: Intestacy in Victoria | Letters Of Administration | Civil Lawyers VIC, Link…

Intestacy in Victoria. Find out here about intestacy and letters of administration in VIC, or call our Legal Hotline 7 days on 1300 636

It is one thing to win your case before a court or tribunal and have an order made in your favour. It can be another thing having that order carried out.   Read more: Enforcing a Judgement in Victoria | Civil Lawyers VIC, Link: https://www.gotocourt.com.au/civil-law/vic/enforcing-judgement/

It is one thing to win your case before a court or tribunal and have an order made in your favour. It can be another thing having that order carried out. Read more: Enforcing a Judgement in Victoria | Civil Lawyers VIC, Link: https://www.gotocourt.com.au/civil-law/vic/enforcing-judgement/

Consumer claims in Victoria are dealt with under the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012. This legislation adopts in Victoria the federal scheme set out in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).  Read more: Consumer Claims in Victoria | Civil Lawyers VIC, Link: https://www.gotocourt.com.au/civil-law/vic/consumer-claims/

Consumer Claims in Victoria. Find out more about consumer clams in Victoria here, or call our Legal Hotline 7 days on 1300 636

A character reference is a short statement made by a person close to you with a good reputation in the community. The statement will include details of your personality and character and give the court a better understanding of your personal life. No matter what type of offence you have been charged with, a character reference may give you the opportunity to show the court that you are an honest person, and ultimately, may lead to a lighter sentence.  Read more: Character References in…

No matter what type of offence you have been charged with in Victoria, a character reference may give you the opportunity to show the court that you are an honest person, and ultimately, may lead to a lighter sentence.

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