September 15, 2016

When can a court issue an Apprehended Violence Order?

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; […]
September 15, 2016

How to apply for an Apprehended Violence Order?

Apprehended Violence Order and how to apply for one – A person can contact the police, who can then make an application for an AVO on […]
September 15, 2016

What is family violence?

What is family violence – Section 4AB(1) of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) defines family violence as “violent, threatening or other behaviour by […]