domestic violence

Australia's #1 for Law
Join 150,000 Australians every month. Ask a question, respond to a question and better understand the law today!
FREE - Join Now
  1. Z

    VIC Psychiatrist Assessment

    Hi all! Please advise what happens during a psychiatric assessment ordered by Independent childrens lawyer? Also if person has self harm issues but is denying this, is it possible for the assessment to detect this? Is it very intensive? Person has a domestic violence conviction. Also gets angry...
  2. A

    NSW Contacting PINOP family overseas..is it breach of AVO?

    Hi, An AVO is issued against me by police to protect my partner. the AVO says that I must not contact the PINOP family (everyone who’s got domestic relationships with PINOP). Though the PINOP family live and reside overseas and are not Australian citizen or permanent resident. I was wondering...
  3. Sass71

    QLD Is it to late for assault charges

    How long is it before it's too late to press assault charges within a domestic violence situation it's been 1yr and I have photos of the damage to my body bruises and the like it was not reported when I went to hospital as an assault out of fear to this day he is still driving pass my place...
  4. 2

    VIC IO taken out in Vic against QLD Respondent for alleged event in NSW

    Hi everyone. Just wondering if anyone has any advice. I'll try and keep it brief. This is for a friend, not me. :) Friends version can be substaniated with witnesses or evidence. Male friend (respondent) had casual relations with a female (applicant) from late 2018 in QLD. Applicant moved 2...
  5. M

    NSW Assault Charges Hearing with Ex Next Month - Help?

    Next month, on my bloody birthday, I have a hearing for the assault charges put on my son's father. He is currently in custody (bail refused) from the police station when arrested. He is currently pleading not guilty to all incidents because he thinks he's invincible, although I’ve been told he...
  6. S

    NSW Is it legal for my wife to hide out with my 2-yo kid without telling me?

    My wife and I are in cold war since 2 weeks ago. But while I was at work today, she suddently left home and hide out with my 2-yo kid without telling me. She also didn't answer my calls. Is it legal? What is my option as a dad to the kid?
  7. jaxemjay

    NSW Intensive Corrections Order

    The father of my children was sentenced to 14 months ICO with rehab for family violence. Is there a way I can find out any of his other conditions To the ICO or if has done the rehab ordered? (Reason I ask is he is taking me through family court for access to children and so far has no evidence...
  8. S

    QLD Parental Alienation from ex Mother-in-law

    Hi, so I have a question about how to best move forward with a situation. I will keep emotion out of it, and just state the relevant facts, but happy to share more if needed. I left my ex-husband 2.5 years ago due to domestic violence. He has a DVO (now expired), that he admitted to - all...
  9. A

    QLD Help with Inclusions for Parenting Plan and Family Court Orders?

    Hi Everyone, I have been following and reading a number of posts regarding parenting plans / parenting orders/ consent orders as we are very new to this and want to understand the process properly. My partner and his ex have just started the mediation process for developing a parenting plan...
  10. N

    WA Contesting Family Violence Restraining Order - Help?

    HI all, I need some help. I am in South Australia and started proceedings to get access/custody of my children in the Federal Circuit Court last month. My wife has left the state and taken our children with her. She has cited Domestic Violence but there has been none. There are no...