Websites and Videos

Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) – (Various resources)
Legal Information Access Centre – A selection of plain English resources about the law in NSW and Apprehended Violence Orders.

LawAssist: Apprehended Violence Orders(Website)
LawAccess NSW – This website has practical information about going to court and applying for or defending an Apprehended Violence Order. Includes flow charts, interactive guides, forms, who’s who in court, frequently asked questions and more.
 
LawAssist: Apprehended Violence Orders Interactive Guide (Website)
LawAccess NSW – An interactive guide taking which takes the reader step by step through the process of applying for an Apprehended Violence Order or responding to an application for Apprehended Violence in Order in NSW.
 
Print Resources (Pamphlets, brochures, PDF, Leaflets)
 
DomesticViolence-AVO

Legal Information Access Centre

A selection of plain English resources about the law in NSW and Apprehended Violence Orders.

Legal Aid NSW

This pamphlet explains when the court can make an AVO against a person. 

Legal Aid NSW, 2015

Information for persons in need of protection. Courts can make orders to protect you from a person who has been violent towards you. This brochure explains how you can get an order and what happens in court. Visit Legal Aid website: Are you applying for an AVO?

AVO Breach Book (Booklet)

Women’s Legal Services NSW, 2010

A resource to assist women to report breaches of AVOs to police. This book provides clear instructions on how to record breaches of an AVO by the perpetrator, which will make reporting to police easier.

AVO Variations and Extensions (Factsheet)

WLS NSW, 2016

This factsheet accompanies the Ask LOIS webinar on this topic. The recording of this webinar can be viewed on the Past Webinars page.

Intellectual Disability Rights Service NSW & WLS NSW, 2015

This factsheet accompanies the Ask LOIS webinar on this topic which can be viewed on the Past Webinars page

Women\'s Legal Services NSW, 2013

This fact sheet summarises the Ask LOIS webinar on this topic. It covers mandatory and additional orders, AVOs and children and tips on getting your client the most appropriate orders!

Women\'s Legal Services NSW, 2014

This factsheet summarises our webinar on AVO Basics which can be viewed on our Past Webinars page.

Legal Aid NSW

This pamphlet provides information for defendants who have been charged with a domestic violence offence, and what happens at court.

Women\'s Legal Services NSW, 2013

This factsheet looks at what goes into a statement (for applicants and defendants) & the process of exchanging statements.

LawAccess NSW

This website has practical information about going to court and applying for or defending an Apprehended Violence Order. Includes flow charts, interactive guides, forms, who’s who in court, frequently asked questions and more.

LawAccess NSW

An interactive guide taking which takes the reader step by step through the process of applying for an Apprehended Violence Order or responding to an application for Apprehended Violence in Order in NSW.

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