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A person who has experienced Family Violence can find themselves dealing with several different areas of law (and processes), all at the same time. The different areas of law include Restraining Orders, Family Law, Criminal and Tenancy Law.
This is because Family Violence is a multifaceted issue and can be experienced by people of all classes, religions, ethnicity, sexual preference, and ages, both inside and outside of the home.
Hopefully, you have been keeping up to date with our previous blogs in relation to Family Violence Restraining Orders (“FVRO”).
If not, you can easily access them by clicking here.
This blog will be focused on FVRO’s and how they can affect financial issues.
The Scenarios….what might happen and how do I deal with it?
There is an overlap with Family Law and Criminal Law in the form of Family Violence Restraining Orders (“FVRO”). At Butlers, we are able to assist you with obtaining an FVRO or can represent you, if you are the person receiving the FVRO. Over the next four blogs we outline some of the common scenarios faced by people who obtain or receive an FVRO.
Part 1 - Criminal Law and Family Law Intersection
The neighbour next door is divorcing his wife.
So, you can no longer see your children, because you are subject to a Family Violence Restraining Order (“FVRO”) that extends to, and protects, your children. What are your options?
There is an exception allowing you to live with, spend time with, or communicate with your children, as long as there are Family Court Orders in place, allowing you to do this.
When the Family Court has to be involved in the medical treatment of children, it is unlikely that there will be an easy (or happy) outcome.
This year, in the United Kingdom, the case of Charlie Gard attracted a significant amount of media attention. Many public figures and celebrities sent tributes to Charlie’s parents, including Pope Francis, after learning of Charlie’s passing.
If you have not heard about it, here is a quick summary:
On 4 August 2016, Charlie Gard was born to new parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates;
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