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Key info

  • Family violence orders and restraint orders are designed to stop future threats, property damage, violence, intimidating behaviour and emotional abuse.
  • They tell the offender to stay away from you and/or to stop behaving in certain ways towards you. They are written to suit your situation.
  • Orders usually last about 12 months.
  • In a life-threatening emergency or if a crime is happening now, contact 000.

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