INTERVENTION ORDERS (IVO) & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Melbourne Criminal Lawyers Balot Reilly
462 William St Melbourne West VIC 3003

It is important to contact our best criminal lawyers in Melbourne for intervention order applications and breaches of intervention order charges.
Balot Reilly Criminal Lawyers are very experienced in advising and representing both applicants and respondents to Intervention order applications.

What is an Intervention Order in Melbourne Victoria?
Generally an intervention order in Victoria is a civil order that restrains or prohibits another person (namely the "respondent") from engaging in certain prohibited conduct against the person who needs protection (namely the "protected person"). In most cases an intervention order in Melbourne Australia keeps the respondent away from contacting or approaching the protected person who needs protection from the court.

Who may apply for an intervention order in Melbourne Victoria?
Any person can apply for an intervention order in Melbourne Victoria if that person or their child or a person in their care is a victim of harassment, stalking, violence or threat of violence, physical or psychological abuse and even economic abuse etc. Balot Reilly criminal lawyers can apply for an intervention order in Melbourne, Australia on behalf of the protected person or defend an application for intervention order on behalf of the respondent to an intervention order application.

Victoria Police can also apply for an Intervention Order
If Victoria police feel that the victim or protected person needs protection they can apply for an order on their behalf by filing the application for intervention order in any court in Victoria and formally applying to the court for an order protecting the person. Balot Reilly criminal lawyers can defend police applications for intervention order using great legal skills and the highest level of professional legal representation.

How is an application for an Intervention Order filed in Victoria?
The protected person usually attends court near their home and applies formally for an order by alleging prohibited behavior by the respondent, such as threats, abuse, violence etc. Balot Reilly criminal lawyers can file an application for intervention on your behalf insuring it's completed and filed to the highest legal representation standards. Our best criminal lawyers in Melbourne are experts in applying for an intervention order in Melbourne, Australia on behalf of the protected person or defend an application for intervention order on behalf of the respondent to an intervention order application.

How is an Intervention Order served in Victoria?
Local police officers will usually serve the application for intervention order on the respondent by attending their place of residence or place of employment.

What is an Interim Intervention Order?
An Interim Intervention Order is usually granted to persons needing urgent protection by a court and it is necessary to protect those persons during the court process which usually lasts for many months from beginning to end. These orders are usually granted in the absence of the respondent. Balot Reilly Lawyers can apply for an interim intervention order on your behalf using a very skillful and proactive professional legal representation in all Victorian courts.

What are the benefits of an Intervention Order in Melbourne?
Balot Reilly Lawyers can apply for Intervention Orders in Melbourne that can give the protected person peace of mind that if a respondent engages in conduct prohibited by the order then the police can charge that person with a criminal breach of the order which carries a maximum of 2 years imprisonment or 10 years imprisonment for ongoing breaches. Also if the respondent has a firearms licence they will be ordered to surrender their firearms if the order is granted. This might save the protected person’s life because firearms can be deadly.

Balot Reilly criminal lawyers can also defend applications for Intervention Orders on behalf of respondents to preserve their liberty and fight for their freedom. This is of particular importance where the person seeking the order for another motive than mere protection. Our best criminal lawyers in Melbourne can defend Intervention Order Applications and stop an abuse of process.

What to do if you're in court and you need a Lawyer?
It's never too late contact an expert criminal lawyer from Balot reilly to immediately appear in court to fight for you. You can contact our office on 93266606 or our 24/7 emergency hotline 0421905576

What to do if you're in court and you're not happy with your lawyer in Intervention Order hearings?
You need to communicate your concerns to your lawyer and ask the Magistrate for an adjournment and contact Balot Reilly expert criminal lawyers if you want great legal representation in court. It's never too late to call Balot Reilly criminal lawyers to represent you in intervention orders in court to fight for your rights, restore your confidence and peace of mind.

Domestic violence
Our best criminal lawyers in Melbourne are experts I defending domestic violence charges. Domestic violence occurs if a person or their child or a person in their care is a victim of harassment, stalking, violence or threat of violence and physical abuse.
Our criminal defence lawyers are experts in;

  • Defending domestic assault charges and all other prohibited behaviour
  • Defending breaches of Intervention Order charges
  • Defending stalking charges
  • Defending threats to kill or to cause serious injuries in a domestic setting

    If you're accused or suspected of committing a domestic violence charges you need to contact an experienced criminal defence lawyer from Balot Reilly, because the consequences of being charged and possibly convicted could cost you your freedom, destroy your livelihood, your relationship with your family and also affect your future prospects of employment, liberty to travel and lead a fullfilling life.
    In Melbourne and the rest of Victoria the courts are coming down heavy on domestic violence, hence it is important to retain our best criminal lawyers in Melbourne to avoid a disaster.

    For more information please visit https://familyviolence.courts.vic.gov.au

    Melbourne Criminal Lawyers Balot Reilly
    462 William Street Melbourne West, Victoria 3003

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