How to apply for an Apprehended Violence Order?September 15, 2016
What happens if a person does not consent to an Apprehended Violence Order?September 15, 2016
Court issued – An AVO (Apprehended Violence Order) can be issued by the court under the following circumstances:
- the defendant consents to the order being made;
- after hearing all of the evidence, the magistrate is reasonably satisfied that there are fears for a person’s safety;
- the person has been served with the application, but fails to show up to court.