Victoria Legal Aid'
My safety: options before and after relationship separation

Welcome to the 'My safety' tool

This tool has been developed with people who have experienced family violence. You’re not alone on this. There are different kinds of assistance available. 


Getting correct information can help you decide your next steps.  


Let's begin. 

Disclaimer: The material in this print-out relates to the law as it applies in the state of Victoria. It is intended as a general guide only. Readers should not act on the basis of any material in this print-out without getting legal advice about their own particular situations. Victoria Legal Aid disclaims any liability howsoever caused to any person in respect of any action taken in reliance on the contents of the publication.

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