Family Violence Intervention Orders by Matthew Elvin. Family Violence Intervention Orders are intended to protect family members who are affected by family violence from the perpetrator of the violence. “Family violence” includes behaviour between family members which causes a family member to be fearful for his or her safety or wellbeing. It can include threats, physical abuse, […]
If you are a victim of domestic violence, the first thing you need to do is ensure that you are safe and that you have the support you need.
If you have been served with an intervention order application, you should attend the first Court hearing. If you do not attend it, an intervention Order may be made against you.
About half of all people in Australia experience a legal issue each year. Most of these people won’t seek legal assistance or engage the court system to resolve the issue.
Have you ever been stalked or threatened by a person? If so, you probably considered obtaining (or you did obtain) an intervention order.