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Separating from a partner can be daunting and often people do not know the necessary steps to take when they are trying to navigate the separation of assets, and making arrangements for their children...
The Christmas holidays are usually a wonderful time of the year where families all get together and celebrate. However, for some separated families with children, these holidays bring about a period o...
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Your most common questions about Restraining Orders answered.

At Butlers, we understand the challenges our clients face. Family Violence Restraining Orders (“FVRO”) or Violence Restraining Orders (“VRO”) are an Order made by the Court to protect an Applicant from someone who commits family violence or personal violence against them, by placing restrictions on the Respondent. If you have been served with a Restraining Order, or require assistance in applying for a Restraining Order, do not delay and contact us for assistance.

Breaching a VRO - what can I do?

What is a Police Order?

Can VRO's be abused in the Family Court process?

How quickly can I make an Application for an FVRO and where do I make it?

I've been served with a Restraining Order - what do I do?

What are the alternatives to a Final Order?

What are the two main types of Restraining Orders available to me?

What can be viewed as Domestic Violence?

What is a Conduct Agreement?

What is a Restraining Order?

What is financial abuse?

What is the process for applying for a Restraining Order?

What restrictions will be placed upon the Respondent if a Restraining Order is granted?

Will I be asked questions by my former partner at a hearing?