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
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In August 2017 Queensland enacted a ‘No Body, No Parole’ law that means the Parole Board Queensland must not grant parole to a prisoner unless… Read More »How does Queensland’s ‘No Body, No Parole’ Law Work?
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)
In Queensland the most common situations where a warrant is issued to return a person to prison occur when that person fails to pay a… Read More »What You Need to Know About Return-to-Prison Warrants
While the jurisdiction of the different courts in Queensland is probably only an interesting topic to lawyers, when it comes to drug offences which court… Read More »Which Court Will I Appear in When Charged with Certain Drug Offences
When you come before a court on a criminal matter, there are a range of sentences the court can impose, many of which are designed… Read More »What Happens if I Breach a Court Order?
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
Australian courts have frequently recognised the impact of recording a conviction for a person found guilty of an offence. In some circumstances it’s acknowledgeded that… Read More »When Will No Conviction Be Recorded for Commonwealth Offences?
A key requirement for a person to be admitted as a practising lawyer is that they are a ‘fit and proper’ person. Lawyers are expected… Read More »What are the Consequences for a Lawyer Convicted of a Criminal Offence?
The issue of mandatory penalties is a controversial one in the law. Many judges and legal commentators criticise the inclusion of mandatory penalties in sentencing… Read More »When Do Mandatory Penalties for Certain Offences Apply in Queensland?
Disqualifying a driver is one of the harshest penalties a court can impose for certain traffic offences in Queensland. When your driver’s licence is disqualified,… Read More »What You Need to Know About Licence Disqualifications for Driving Offences in QLD
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?
It’s no revelation that having anything to do with illegal drugs can lead to severe criminal penalties if you’re caught, but what many people may… Read More »What to Know about Schedule 1 Drugs vs Schedule 2 Drugs
The impact of COVID-19 on Bail Applications in Queensland has been significant. In this podcast, Daniel Hannay gives you a rundown on the current state… Read More »What You Need to Know About Bail Applications Now
Sadly, a certainty in modern society is that there are always dishonest people willing to take advantage of those who are either gullible, greedy, or… Read More »What You Need to Know About Fraudulent Ponzi Schemes and Boiler Room Scams
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