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Family Violence Intervention Order Proceedings: Some Practical Tips

Updated: Sep 27, 2021

In the short video which follows, we discuss some practical steps to consider to improve an outcome in both the Magistrates' Court (Family Violence jurisdiction) and the Family Court.

There will be occasions where it is appropriate to challenge an Intervention Orders through to a contested hearing. In other cases, it may be more appropriate to take a more pragmatic approach, particularly where there may be long delays between the stages of Intervention Order litigation. This frustration parties to a Intervention Order proceeds can be compounded where there may be children involved, and in such circumstances proceedings in the Family Court for parenting orders may need to be considered (and the subject of advice from a Family Law practitioner).

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