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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...

Historical family violence prosecutions

Historical family violence prosecutions

Written by Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. The last few years have seen a sharpening focus on family violence in our courts and judicial system more broadly. It has come to be seen as an area requiring specialised attention and expertise. This...