Profile: Marni Churcher, Reception
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Posted by: Fiona Browne, Associate
It is unfortunate that the event of separation often gives rise to an incident of Domestic Violence.
Relief from Domestic Violence can be sought either through the State Courts or the Federal Courts.
If you are in immediate danger you should always contact the Queensland Police. They can provide immediate assistance. If the situation is serious they can remove the offending party from the home.
We regularly appear in Domestic Violence matters.
We are able to assist with the filing of an Application for a Protection Order in the Magistrates Court or an Ouster Order in the Federal Magistrates Court. Domestic Violence may also be relevant to other issues in respect of parenting and property.
Domestic Violence is not limited to physical violence. The legislation defines domestic violence as including:
Interim Orders are made regularly by the Court without the other party being present.
In Order to qualify for a final Order, the legislation requires that: