My wife has removed a large amount of cash from our premises and arranged an interim intervention order ( restraining order), citing my wife's reasonable apprehension that I may commit abuse, now served on me, removing me from the property. I'm assuming I've only been accused of verbal abuse/intimidation because there has been no physical violence but many disagreements resulting in heated verbal disagreements. The serving officer told me I can only see the evidence presented to the police (listed as applicant) via my lawyer. Is this usual? If i chose to represent myself can they really deny me access to the 'evidence' relied upon to grant the order? How can i defend myself against unknown evidence? Maybe there are other reasons I should go through a lawyer in any case, however my hope is to review this evidence myself before seeking a legal opinion or instructing a lawyer. The orders mostly relate to keeping a set distance and restricting contact methods [Moderator edit - detailed information]. Any relevant suggestions welcome, thanks in advance.