Family Violence

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 legal argument. In contrast, in contested Family Violence Intervention Order Applications, Section 65 of the Family Violence Protect Act (‘the...

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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 concerned about sentencing for family violence offences and the possible penalties the court will impose. Offences involving family violence are...

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Contested family violence intervention orders and children

The article Contested family violence intervention orders and children is written by Kate Da Costa, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Kate is one of our senior associates and is part of our Sunshine team. She regularly represents clients at...

Family Violence

Varying a Family Violence Intervention Order in the Magistrates’ Court

Written by Kate Da Costa, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers.Both a Protected Person and a Respondent can seek a variation of the conditions of an existing Family Violence Intervention Order. The need to vary a Family Violence Intervention Order might be...