Family violence can be an ongoing feature of marriages or de facto relationships., it is important to ensure that you and your children are protected from this violence.
Protection from Domestic violence is available by way of an protection Order though the Magistrates’ Court, or a Family Violence Order through the Family Court.
Family Violence is a ground upon which a party may be excused from the requirement of attending compulsory Family Dispute Resolution in relation to children’s issues.
Family Violence is also a factor taken into account when making a parenting order, as one of the objects of the Court is to ensure the physical and psychological welfare of children.
Cairns Family Lawyers, Roberts lawyers can assist you in filing an application/ responding to an application for a protection order and representing you in court.
Contact us to find out more or to arrange a consultation.