Supervised treatment orders: do you need help from a lawyer?

Supervised treatment orders: do you need help from a lawyer?

Published: 
September 2016
Supervised treatment order

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About this fact sheet

This fact sheet can help you get ready for going to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal about a supervised treatment order. These orders are for people with an intellectual disability who might seriously hurt someone else and who cannot or will not say yes to getting help. An order means people can be put under detention to get help.

It explains:

  • what a lawyer does
  • whether a lawyer will go to the tribunal
  • the costs of a lawyer
  • instances when a person should talk to a lawyer
  • how to get in contact with a lawyer.

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