Restraining Orders

Breach of a Violence Restraining Order or a Family Violence Restraining Order – This offence involves a person who is bound by an order, breaching a condition of the order. The offence carries a maximum penalty of $6000 or 2 years imprisonment, or both. Where a person is convicted of a third breach within a 2 year period, a court must impose a penalty that includes imprisonment, unless satisfied that it would be clearly unjust given the circumstances of the offence and the person and the person is unlikely to bea threat to the safety of the person protected or the community generally.

If you have been charged with breaching a VRO or FVRO click the ‘contact us’ tab to book a free initial consultation. We provide straightforward and dependable legal advice, forceful representation and our fees are highly competitive.

Misconduct Restraining Order - A person who is bound by an MRO and who breaches that order commits an offence. The maximum penalty is a fine of $1000.

If you have been charged with breaching a VRO or FVRO click the ‘contact us’ tab to book a free initial consultation. We provide straightforward and dependable advice, forceful representation and our fees are highly competitive.

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