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    Daily, in Courts all over Australia, false family violence charges are dismissed, withdrawn or disproven due to the unreliability of alleged victims.

    In such cases, acting out of anger, jealousy or revenge, a person has decided to use the justice system as a weapon. In doing so, they can to inflict severe emotional, financial, and psychological harm on the accused by giving false testimony.

    As the system is designed to respond quickly to ensure the safety of real victims – often, there are immediate arrests, no contact orders or AVO’s put in place, and previous family violence is presumed before any facts are aired in court.

    This means an accused can be separated from their children, forced out of their home,
    have their employment threatened, and face additional charges brought against them –
    without having their side of the story heard.

    There are no two ways about it – Family Violence is Wrong and should Stop.

    Yet, just like any other legal matter, an accused person is innocent until proven guilty.

    Garde Wilson Lawyers fights for fairness and justice for those wrongly accused of Family Violence or who are facing Family Violence claims and need a champion to stand up for their rights in court.

    Be Treated Like a Human,
    Not a Case Number.

    Regardless of gender, background, identity or colour – Garde Wilson Lawyers guarantees empathy, respect and freedom from judgement.

    While the criminal justice system strives to make objective, impartial and neutral decisions – still, biases exist. Garde Wilson Lawyers fights to make sure you’re treated fairly by the police and the courts, and provided the best defence available.

    We aggressively fight to protect your rights and prevent abuses of the system that can cause:

    • Loss of your access to your home
    • Restricted access to your children
    • Loss of your employment
    • Burdensome correction orders
    • Restriction of movement
    • Potential Police record
    • Potential Criminal penalties

    In the Criminal Law system, a case needs to be proven beyond reasonable doubt. But in Family Violence matters, Courts will grant an Family Violence Intervention Order when it is satisfied ‘on the balance of probabilities’ the person accused has committed family violence and is likely to do it again.

    This is a far lower burden of proof for someone lodging a complaint to meet and requires a highly skilled defence lawyer to disprove.

    If you have had a Family Violence order filed against you:

    You are in need of immediate help.

    CALL 0455 810 444 NOW

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    Garde Wilson Lawyers acts quickly and proactively to fight any false allegations and build your defence.

    Our team of family violence law experts is lead by one of Australia’s most highly regarded and trusted defence lawyers – Zarah Garde-Wilson.

    With decades’ experience defending some of Australia’s toughest cases at the highest levels and specialised knowledge in evidence law, we’re uniquely equipped to provide unparalleled defence for your Family Violence matter.

    Meet the Garde Wilson Lawyers Team

    Zarah Garde-Wilson

    Zarah Garde-Wilson is a defence law expert renowned for handling tough cases and championing her client’s rights before the courts. As a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of Victoria and a registered practitioner of the High Court of Australia, Zarah has built an unmatched reputation for skilful advocacy and steadfast commitment to social justice. Zarah is passionate about protecting defendants’ rights to a fair trial. Zarah regularly appears in the media to discuss criminal law issues and provide insights into the Australian justice system.

    Mitchell Fraser

    Client Services Manager and Senior Law Clerk at Garde Wilson Lawyers, Mitchell combines exceptional service with tireless advocacy to create excellent client experiences and optimal legal outcomes. Justice-driven and motivated to help people through tough times, he champions our clients’ well-being, as well as their legal rights. Mitchell strives to empower each client we act for, both as a personal trademark and as the standard bearer of Garde Wilson’s culture and ethos.

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