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Family violence and intervention orders

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Family violence intervention order applications – for affected family members

September 2017

This free fact sheet will help affected family members understand what an intervention order is, why you need to see a lawyer and how they can help, and what might happen at court.

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Safe at home: how to get a family violence intervention order (English)

February 2017

This free booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home.

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What's the law? Australian law for new arrivals (education kit)

December 2016

A free education kit with videos about common legal problems that people newly arrived to Australia may encounter for use in English language classes and in community settings.

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Family Violence Intervention Order: Opposing a firearm licence

August 2016

This free brochure is for anyone living in Victoria who has a family violence intervention order and who is concerned that the perpetrator has a firearm licence.

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Law help guide 2016

November 2015

This free guide produced by the Victoria Law Foundation includes information and contact details to help people find free or low-cost legal services, complaint or dispute settlement services and private lawyers.

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Family violence intervention order applications – for respondents

January 2015

This free fact sheet will help a respondent understand what an intervention order is, why you need to see a lawyer and how they can help, and what might happen at court.

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How to respond to a family violence intervention order

January 2015

This free booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It explains what intervention orders are and how they work.

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Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Arabic)

January 2014

This free booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home

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Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Chinese)

January 2014

This free booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home.

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Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Vietnamese)

January 2014

This free booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home.

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Personal safety intervention orders – how to apply or respond to an order

April 2013

This fact sheet explains what a personal safety intervention order is, when an order might be made, how to apply for an order, your options for responding to an order, what happens in court and what mediation is.

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