Family Violence and Intervention Order Blog Articles

Family Violence Articles

Family violence is a complex and nuanced area of criminal law and can attract significant penalties and have far reaching impacts on a person’s life.

Victorian courts consider family or domestic violence matters seriously, which is why getting expert legal advice is crucial if you are dealing with a family violence or intervention order matter.

Doogue + George have extensive experience in family violence and intervention order matters and have written many articles which you can read below.

If you have a family violence or intervention order matter and need legal advice, contact one of our expert family violence lawyers.

Police

Police Applications – Family Violence Safety Notices and Interim Intervention Orders

Police Applications - Family Violence Safety Notices and Interim Intervention Orders We often deal with clients that have, within a
Final Family Violence Intervention Orders – What Does It Mean to Consent Without Admissions?

Final Family Violence Intervention Orders – What Does It Mean to Consent Without Admissions?

Final Family Violence Intervention Orders – What Does It Mean to Consent Without Admissions? Our clients are often hesitant to
Mandatory Counselling for Family Violence

Mandatory Counselling for Family Violence Respondents – A Specialist Court Intervention

Mandatory Counselling for Family Violence Respondents – A Specialist Court Intervention In a specialist family violence court, even where you
Family Violence Evidence

Evidence in Family Violence Intervention Orders

Evidence in Family Violence Intervention Orders In criminal law proceedings, complex rules of evidence can be the cause of lengthy
Family Violence

The Basics of Going to Court for a Family Violence Intervention Order

The Basics of Going to Court for a Family Violence Intervention Order The COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may have exposed cracks
sentencing family violence

Sentencing for Family Violence Offences

Sentencing for Family Violence Offences Someone charged and choosing to plead guilty to offences of family violence may well be
two men navigating specialist family violence court interventions

Navigating Specialist Family Violence Court Interventions: From Undertakings to Mandatory Counselling Orders and the Costs of Criminalising Behaviour Carrying Other [Un] intended Consequences

Navigating Specialist Family Violence Court Interventions: From Undertakings to Mandatory Counselling Orders and the Costs of Criminalising Behaviour Carrying Other
Man Thinking How to Appeal Intervention Order

Can I Appeal an Intervention Order or Change the Conditions?

Can I Appeal an Intervention Order or Change the Conditions? The Intervention Order jurisdiction often affects people that have never
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Contested family violence intervention orders and children

Contested family violence intervention orders and children Where there has been a marriage or partnership breakdown, children are often central
Man on the Phone

The role Victoria police play once a phone call is made about domestic violence

The role Victoria police play once a phone call is made about domestic violence What will the Police do when
Family Violence

Family violence intervention orders – Counselling orders

Family violence intervention orders – Counselling orders Male Respondents to Family Violence Intervention Orders must be aware that at some
Family Violence

Varying a Family Violence Intervention Order in the Magistrates’ Court

Varying a Family Violence Intervention Order in the Magistrates’ Court Both a Protected Person and a Respondent can seek a
Family Violence

Historical family violence prosecutions

Historical family violence prosecutions The last few years have seen a sharpening focus on family violence in our courts and
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Depp Vs Heard: Allegations Vs Truth

Depp Vs Heard: Allegations Vs Truth For weeks the highly publicised defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard captured