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, restisting arrest, and offences against the person such as common assult, 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 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and our experienced criminal lawyers will be happy to answer your questions in relation to all assault and violence offences. 

Fighting in a public place


Disorderly Behaviour

Assaulting Police

Hindering Police

Resist Arrest


Causing harm

Causing serious harm