Getting a Domestic Violence Protection Order & Support at court – A Domestic Violence Protection Order is designed to protect you, your children and other people named on the order from a person who is violent towards you. The order can have specific conditions to stop behaviour that impacts you and makes you unsafe. For a comprehensive explanation of the court process, click the link below:
You can apply for a Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) to request legal protection from abuse by an intimate partner, ex-partner, family member or informal carer.
A Domestic Violence Protection Order is designed to protect you, your children and other people named on the order from a person who is abusive towards you. The order can have specific conditions to stop behaviour that impacts you and makes you unsafe. Our team can help you to apply for an order or to vary or extend an existing order. We can help with preparing material to provide to the court and can link you to legal advice.
In Queensland there is a specialist Domestic Violence Court which hears applications for Domestic Violence Protection Orders. Sometimes the police apply for a DVPO to protect you. They can do this even if you do not want an order. If police attend an incident they may issue a Police Protection Notice which will last until the matter comes before the court.
You can get support to make an application for a Domestic Violence Protection Order or to apply to vary your existing order. We can also help you to prepare affidavits or other legal documentation you need for court.
Our team attends sittings for Domestic Violence Court in Gympie and can support you to access the safe room if you need it and provide legal information about Domestic & Family Violence Court and what you can expect.
Call us on 5413 8088 to make an appointment for assistance.
You can find more information about Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Court processes here