Intervention Order Lawyer for Respondents

Protecting Your Rights

If you have received an Intervention Order (IVO) application against you, it’s important to know your legal rights and understand the implications of the order. At RV Legal, we specialise in Intervention Order cases and can provide you with the legal advice and representation you need to protect your rights in court.

Many questions arise around Intervention Orders for Respondents, such as what they are, the legal implications of receiving one, and how a lawyer can help, so we answer some frequently asked questions in the hope of assisting you.

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What is an Intervention Order?

An Intervention Order, also known as a Restraining Order, is a court order that prohibits a person from behaving in a certain way towards another person. There are two types of Intervention Orders available in Victoria: Personal Safety Intervention Orders and Family Violence Intervention Orders. Personal Safety Intervention Orders are issued to protect a person from physical or mental harm, while Family Violence Intervention Orders are issued to protect a person from family violence.

If you have received an Intervention Order application against you, it’s important to understand the legal implications. Breaching an Intervention Order is a criminal offence and can result in fines or imprisonment. It can also have serious consequences for your employment, housing, and personal relationships.

How Can a Lawyer Help?

An Intervention Order lawyer can provide you with legal advice and representation in court. They can help you understand your legal rights and the implications of the order, as well as represent you in court if necessary. Having a lawyer on your side can help ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive a fair hearing in court.

RV Legal’s Approach

At RV Legal, we have extensive experience and expertise in handling Intervention Order cases. We understand the complexities of these cases and are committed to providing our clients with the best possible legal advice and representation. Our approach is client-focused, and we work closely with them to ensure that their rights are protected and that they receive the best possible outcome in court.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I breach an Intervention Order in Victoria?
Breaching an Intervention Order is a criminal offence and can result in fines or imprisonment.

How long does an Intervention Order (IVO) last?
The length of an IVO varies depending on the circumstances of the specific case. In some cases, it may be a temporary order that lasts for a few weeks, while in others, it may be a permanent order that lasts for several years.

Can I contest an Intervention Order?
Yes, you can contest an Intervention Order in court. An Intervention Order lawyer can provide you with legal advice and representation in court.

Contact RV Legal About Intervention Orders

If you have received an Intervention Order application against you, it’s important to seek legal advice and representation as soon as possible.

At RV Legal, we specialise in Intervention Order cases and our experienced lawyers can help protect your rights and ensure that you receive a fair hearing in court.

To schedule a confidential consultation, please call us:

  • By phone (03) 8340 0436 during business hours from Monday to Friday
  • Or via our online contact form