Thankfully Australia doesn’t have the same gun culture like the USA and one reason is that our licensing regimes around the ownership of weapons is… Read More »What You Need to Know About Recent Changes in Queensland Weapons Licensing
Australia’s state borders don’t mean that if you commit a crime in one state, you can escape the consequences by fleeing to another state. The… Read More »What to Do if a Warrant is Issued for My Arrest in Another State of Australia
What You Need to Know About the Offence of Receiving/Possessing Tainted Property (Proceeds of Crime)
Many people in Queensland are likely unaware of the detail involved in the offence of ‘receiving/possessing tainted property’ but it’s well worth knowing because it’s… Read More »What You Need to Know About the Offence of Receiving/Possessing Tainted Property (Proceeds of Crime)
It’s with great pleasure that Hannay Lawyers have announced their sponsorship of Boxer, Tim Tszyu in his plight to become a World Titleholder. “Hannay Lawyers”… Read More »Hannay Lawyers Major Sponsor of Tim Tszyu
The spread of terrorism throughout the world in recent decades has resulted in a substantial increase in the powers of government authorities to detain and… Read More »What Powers do Authorities Have to Search Stored Communication Devices in Queensland?
All areas of the Australian community have been heavily impacted by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. From school closures to the shutting down of… Read More »The Effects of COVID-19 on Court Proceedings
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every part of society for the foreseeable future, including how courts treat applications for bail or variation of bail conditions.… Read More »How Has Covid-19 Affected Bail Applications in Queensland
The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) was formed by the Queensland government in 2016 to oversee and enforce standards of integrity in the sports of… Read More »What You Need to Know About the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission
In the past couple of decades several government agencies – particularly those formed to fight organised crime – have gained important coercive powers as part… Read More »What You Need to Know About Coercive Hearings
Search warrants often form the evidentiary basis of criminal charges, yet criminal lawyers can often overlook scrutinising those warrants to ensure they were lawful. Hannay… Read More »Hannay Lawyers Get Charges Thrown Out for Dodgy Search Warrant
While most of us have no doubt seen police brandishing search warrants to enter someone’s home in cop shows, it’s doubtful many of us are… Read More »What to do During a Search Warrant Execution
Perhaps you’re involved in a civil dispute with your neighbour about a dividing fence. Maybe you’re a tenant who has an issue with your landlord.… Read More »Can I Appeal a Decision Made by a Judicial Member of QCAT?
While most business owners strive to run their enterprise with minimum distraction from external agencies, the fact is we live in a highly regulated, legalistic… Read More »What You Need to Know About ASIC Investigations
The police do not have limitless rights when it comes to searching people or their property. Laws are in place to protect everyone – including… Read More »A Police Search of Your Property – What You Need to Know