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Apprehended Violence Orders

Apprehended Violence Orders

AVO- Everything you need to know

AVO- what you need to know What is an AVO? It is Apprehended Violence Order made to protect a person who fears for his/her or childs own safety from violence, intimidation, or harassment. It is an order made by the Court to restrict the offender from future contact with the victim. You are in need of protection, then options are available. Violence need not be physical assault. It can me in many other forms like: Harassment (in person or electronically)IntimidationPsychological abuseStalkingSexual abuseObsessive...

Posted on 
May 27, 2018
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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Apprehended Violence Orders

Everything you need to know about an AVO

Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) An Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is an Order made by a court against a person who makes you fear for your safety, to protect you from further violence, intimidation or harassment. All Apprehended Violence Orders made by the court prohibit the person who is causing these fears from assaulting, harassing, threatening, stalking, or intimidating you. Other conditions can be included. The person you fear, known as the defendant, must obey the Order made by the court. You can...

Posted on 
February 22, 2018
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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Understanding an AVO

UNDERSTANDING AN APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDER (‘AVO’) IN NEW SOUTH WALES David Philippe @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDER An apprehended violence order (also known as an ‘AVO’) is a Court order that protects victims of domestic or personal violence when they reasonably fear imminent future violence, intimidation, harassment or damage to their property. There are two types of AVOs, which include: Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (‘ADVO’) An ADVO is made when the person in need of...

Posted on 
February 15, 2018
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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