Applying for Violence Restraining Orders in Perth: Protect yourself from threats, violence and emotional abuse
Are you a victim of personal or family violence? Speak to the best VRO lawyers in Perth and protect your well-being, family and property. We can help initiate proceedings with VRO applications, and assist in moving your case forward swiftly.Book a free consult
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Violence Restraining Order
What is a violence restraining order (VRO)? A VRO is a court order designed to protect victims of personal violence and emotional abuse by preventing a person coming to or near where you live or work, being near you or at a certain distance, as well as communicating with you in any way.
If you’re currently receiving threats, experiencing violence, or emotional abuse, it’s best to seek help from the experienced lawyers at Savannah Legal for legal advice on how to get a restraining order in Perth.
We’re with you every step of the way and can assist you with:
- Preparing documents required for a VRO application
- Build your case for the interim court order hearing
- Make sure you’re prepared and ready for court appearances
Family Violence Restraining Order
If you need protection against a family member because you’re at the risk of family violence, you can apply for a Family Violence Restraining Order (FVRO). Family violence includes violence and threats of violence by one family member to another and can include physical, fianncial, emotional, psychological and sexual abuse.
If you’re currently a victim of family violence, our experienced family lawyers can provide you with expert legal advice on how to apply for Family Violence Restraining orders.
Misconduct Restraining Order
Is your peace being breached? Are you a victim of disruptive or disorderly behaviour? You can apply for a Misconduct Restraining Order in WA against someone who is not a family member or in a domestic relationship, when someone is breaching your peace, causing fear, damaging your property, or intimidating you.
Speak to the expert VRO lawyers at Savannah Legal in Perth for legal advice and support on filing a MRO application, and achieve the best possible outcome.
Objecting to a violence restraining order
Has a violence restraining order been placed against you? If you do not agree with the ruling, we can help you determine whether it is worth disputing. If it is, we will begin collecting evidence, prepare your case and assist you with court appearances to object to the order.
Need a VRO lawyer in Perth?
Our very simple process for applying for a VRO in PerthAre you a victim of personal or family violence? Our simple and affordable process provides you with expert legal advice and the best course of action. It all starts with a conversion where we will discuss your current situation confidentially. After some basic information, we’ll schedule an appointment with one of our VRO lawyers who is best suited for your situation.
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Frequently Asked Questions
You can apply directly to the Magistrate Courts for restraining orders in Perth and regional WA. However, to achieve the best possible outcome, we recommend that you first, speak to the experienced VRO lawyers at Savannah Legal in Perth.
We can assist you with preparing documents required for a VRO application, prepare you and build your case for the interim order hearing, in addition to any court appearances.
However, if you’re in a violent situation and need urgent help, please contact the Police immediately. Police officers will be able to assist you with any immediate concerns.
An Interim VRO in WA will stay in force until it becomes a final VRO, or is cancelled or dismissed by the court.
- Final VROs against an adult can last up to two years, and up to six months against a child or young person.
You can request for an order against an adult to be longer if you can prove it is necessary.
A restraining order will appear on your criminal record, however it will be recorded by the court and on the police system. In some court cases, they may be allowed to know if someone has, or had, a restraining order against them. For example, in bail applications or family court proceedings.