The maximum penalty that could have been imposed: 4 years imprisonment
The result we achieved: Charge withdrawn Issued with an Intervention Order
The facts of the case: Had been drinking with partner at sporting event. Argument ensued in the car on the way home. Upon returning home, punched victim in face and ribs. Threw her into a wall. Admitted to previous assaults on victim in police interview. All witnessed by the couple’s young daughter.
Suburb where the offence occurred: Parafield Gardens