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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 [Un] intended Consequences Specialist Family Violence Courts are now gazetted at 12 Magistrates’ Court locations,1 with 2 more proposed by...

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 very short period of time, been excluded from their former matrimonial home, without the ability to contact their children. It...

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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 to Family Violence Intervention Order Applications. Being a witness in Court can be intimidating and confusing for many people, and...

Gun

Gun Licences and Intervention Orders

It is well known in our community that a breach of the law can directly and adversely affect certain privileges and rights we may hold dear.  An offence of driving over the prescribed concentration of alcohol will, in Victoria, result...