Courts in Victoria can issue an Intervention Order to protect a person or more than one person from another individual who engages in certain kinds of behaviour. Some of the behaviours that might be regarded as family violence are behaviours that are:
Family violence also includes any of the above behaviour that causes a child to be present or be exposed to the effects of the behaviour referred above. If you are subject to the above abuses, you should consider reporting the matter to the Police or getting advice from one of our lawyers.
We can help you to apply to the court for an Intervention Order to protect you if you have been subjected to family violence or threatened in some way. An application can also be made by the Police.
We can also assist If you if have been served with an Intervention Order.
As Intervention Orders are civil in nature, the requirement of proof is lower than in criminal matters. There is no obligation for the Magistrate to consider that the violence occurred ‘beyond a sufficient doubt– they make their decision only on a ‘balance out of probabilities.
We help you to apply to the Court for an Intervention Order to protect you if you have been subjected to family violence or threatened in some way. An application can also be made by the Police.
If you have been served with a Provisional Intervention Order, we frequently contest the Application for Involvement Order.
A Will is a written document that gives directions for the person or organization distributing your property about what you want to happen to your property after you die and how this is to occur.
A Will is an important estate planning document with directions for distribution of the estate after the death of the person writing the Will. If a person does not have a Will, the property gets distributed according to the State or Territory intestacy laws.
A Will will help you to communicate your final wishes about the distribution of your assets, debts, belongings and other business or family needs.
A Will can be produced by anyone aged over 18 who has mental capacity.
At Ghothane Lawyers, our team can assist you in providing clear and considerate advice on all aspects of will and estate planning and help you draft your Will.