An apprehended violence order is a court order made against you which aims to protect a person in need of protection from violence, harassment, intimidation or stalking
- Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO): Issued where there is an existing domestic or family relationship between yourself and the person in need of protection
- Apprehended Personal Violence Order (APVO): Issued where there is no domestic or family relationship between the parties
While serving the legitimate purpose of protection, they are often being used for improper reasons
Here at SCL we understand that the possibility of a criminal record may cause detriment to not only your personal life, but your professional life as it risks a loss of employment
Our dedicated criminal law specialists have defended clients in numerous AVO cases and our success speaks for itself. For the strongest possible defence in your AVO matter, call us today on 0434 856 436.