Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and the law

We can assist you in navigating your way through domestic violence issues, whether you:

  • Require advice regarding options for the protection of yourself and or your children and associates
  • Require advice regarding the removal of your former spouse from the family home
  • Require assistance in preparing a Protection Order Application
  • Require representation at Court for domestic violence matters
  • Have been served with a Protection Order Application and require advice as to your available options
  • Have been served with a Protection Order Application and require representation at Court

What is domestic violence?

The definition of Domestic violence is broad and includes:

  • Behaviour which causes a person to fear their safety or the safety of their children
  • Physical abuse and/or verbal abuse
  • Repeated derogatory taunts
  • Violent or threatening behaviour
  • Threats to injure or damage property
  • Threats of intimidation, such as the threat to self-harm or suicide
  • Stalking and unauthorised surveillance (monitoring text messages, emails, electronic messages, and GPS devices
  • Psychological or emotional abuse
  • Repeated contact via phone, text message, social network site – without consent
  • Isolating a person from their family or friends
Domestic Violence | Gold Coast | Advance Family Law

The team at Advance Family Law can assist, whether you are a victim of domestic violence or are defending such allegations being made against you.

We offer a 15-minute complimentary telephone consultation which is completely confidential to help you take the next step with confidence and support. You can also Contact Us if you have been served with a Protection Order Application and require representation at Court or advice as to your options.

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