Domestic Violence extends to a range of violent, abusive and intimidating behaviour carried out by one party of a domestic relationship against the other. It is a common misconception that domestic violence only exists where there is physical violence occurring. However, this is not correct, and domestic violence can include any of the following:
If you believe that you are experiencing any of the above behaviour, please consider seeking services to assist including support groups, police and legal advice.
A.L.F. Lawyers is prepared to assist in providing legal advice for any questions that you may have.
A.L.F. Lawyers offer a 1 hour reasonably price consultation with our experienced domestic violence lawyers which is a good place to start in understanding the severity and options available to you.
These are orders which restrict an individual’s access to and interaction with another person or group of people. Other names used of a similar nature include Personal Safety Orders, Family Violence Orders and Domestic Violence Orders.
Protection orders in Queensland are usually made at a Magistrates Court. An Order will be made if the court believes that violence has occurred and it is necessary to protect the individual from future violence.