Family Law

Family Violence & AVOs

The existence of family violence in a relationship, particularly where children are concerned, can play a significant role in family law proceedings. It is not necessary for a party to have been charged with a violent offence or for police to have even been invovled for an allegation of family violence to be made and relied on in Family Court proceedings. However, where an AVO exists or an Applicaiton for an AVO is on foot, it is relevant to understand the impact that this and any other allegations of violence can have in property settlement and child custody matters.

If you are involved in family law proceedings where family violence or an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is a factor in the proceedings, we invite you to contact your nearest Prime Lawyers office.

We have offices in Sydney, Parramatta, Chatswood, Sutherland and Wollongong.    

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Please enter your full name and name of your ex-partner when prompted. We will use this information to search our data base to see if your ex-partner is a former or current client of Prime Lawyers. If we are prevented from considering your application due to a conflict of interest then we will notify you of such in writing or telephone. If there is a conflict of interest and we cannot act for you the contents of your application will remain confidential to Prime Lawyers management and will not be disclosed to nor accessible by any member of staff including lawyers.

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