FAMILY VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWYERS– RINGWOOD/MAROONDAH Family violence and sexual assault are a growing concern in the Ringwood/Maroondah area. Statistics show that in 2013/14 family violence increased by 9% from the previous year, with 1137 reports recorded by Victoria Police in the Eastern suburbs.
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Family Violence Intervention Order Charges Amendments post 2012 to the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic) have created three new offences in relation to breaches of family violence intervention orders and family violence safety notices. The Justice Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Matters) Act
Have you been charged with the Persistent Contravention of Intervention Orders? If so it is important to consider whether any potential defences exist. Can the prosecution establish all elements of the offence? Did you intend to breach a family violence safety notice or family violence
Have you been charged with the Contravention of Order Intending to Cause Harm or Fear for Safety? With the aid of an experienced criminal lawyer, you may be able to mount an effective defence to this charge. You and your lawyer will need to consider
Have you been charged with Contravention of a Family Violence Intervention Order? There may be potential defences available to you should your matter proceed to court. Can the prosecution establish all elements of the offence? Had the family violence intervention order been fully explained to