Our skilled lawyers at Caldicott Lawyers are experts in all public order offences and offences against the person.

This page contains practical information about assault and violence offences including offences against public order such as fighting in a public place, disorderly behaviour, hindering police, resisting arrest, and offences against the person such as common assault, causing harm and serious harm, manslaughter and murder. 

This information will help you to understand what penalty you may receive, what defences you may have and an explanation of the South Australian law.

Please feel free to call us on (08) 8120 3783 or email solicitors@caldicottlawyers.com.au and our experienced criminal lawyers will be happy to answer your questions in relation to all assault and violence offences. 



Assaulting Police

Causing Harm

Causing Serious Harm

Domestic Violence

Disorderly Behaviour

Fighting in a Public Place

Hindering Police



Resist Arrest