Where to get a family violence intervention order in Victoria?

Where to get a family violence intervention order in Victoria?

You can apply for a family violence intervention order at your local Magistrates’ Court in Victoria. You can also ask Victoria Police to apply for them. If you need protection straight away, a magistrate can put in place an interim intervention order.

Who is the person applying for an intervention order?

The person making an application for an intervention order is called the ‘ applicant ’. This may be a police officer, or someone seeking protection from family violence themselves.

Can a police officer break an intervention order?

Intervention orders include conditions to stop the respondent from using family violence against the protected person. If the respondent breaks the conditions of an intervention order the police can charge them with a criminal offence. What is family violence?

Who is protected in a family violence order?

The person the intervention order will protect is called the ‘ affected family member ’ (AFM) when the application is made, or the ‘protected person’ once an order is put in place. Intervention orders include conditions to stop the respondent from using family violence against the protected person.

How to extend or revoke a family violence order?

Application to extend, vary or revoke a family violence intervention order FVIO4 This form is to be completed if the applicant or respondent are seeking to change, cancel or extend the current intervention order. Print the form and bring it to the court where the family violence intervention order was made. You can also do it at the court.

When to call the police on a family violence order?

A court order to protect a person, their children and their property from a family member, partner or ex-partner. You should contact the police by calling 000 if you are in immediate danger or if you feel unsafe.

What can the police do with a fvio?

With a warrant, the police can arrest the person using family violence. The police will usually release the person on bail if they agree to: go to court on the date of the intervention order hearing.

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