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The Restraining Orders Act 1997 (WA) annotations

The Restraining Orders Act 1997 (WA) annotationsKavanagh Lawyers’ principal, Marty Kavanagh, has just had his 20 annotations on The Restraining Orders Act 1997 (WA) published as part of a significant update to Dickey’s Family Law with Legislation. This new authored content provides concise annotations, and are structured to help practitioners reach the information they need as quickly as possible. Read more about the update here.

Marty Kavanagh and the lawyers at Kavanagh Family Lawyers have vast experience in dealing with restraining orders. We can provide advice and court representation at any stage in the process of obtaining or defending violence restraining orders and can assist in negotiating agreements in an attempt to reduce the stress that litigation can cause.

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Restraining Orders

restraining ordersThere are 3 types of restraining orders that can be granted in Western Australia. The most well known of these is the Violence Restraining Order or VRO. This is designed to stop any future threats, property damage, violence, intimidation and emotional abuse. Violence retraining orders can be served against people in a family or domestic relationship, and against people not in a family or domestic relationship.

A misconduct restraining order (MRO) is the second type of restraining order. It an order of the court designed to stop someone behaving in a way that can be offensive or intimidating towards another. It can also prevent someone from causing damage to a person’s property or acting in a way that may lead to breeching of the peace.

The third type of restraining order is a Police Order. Police can make an on the spot restraining order in situations of family and domestic violence. A police order may be made for up to 72 hours.

Kavanagh Family Lawyers can help with all types of restraining orders

Whether you need to apply for the restraining order and are seeking to be protected, have orders made against you, or are charged with a breach, Kavanagh Family Lawyers can help.

Next Steps

Call Kavanagh Lawyers on (08) 9218 8422.

Misconduct restraining orders

Misconduct restraining orderWhat is a misconduct restraining order?

A misconduct restraining order (MRO) is an order of the court designed to stop someone behaving in a way that can be offensive or intimidating towards another. It can also prevent someone from causing damage to a person’s property or acting in a way that may lead to breeching of the peace.

A misconduct restraining order is only applicable to someone you are not in a family or domestic relationship with. If you are in a family or domestic relationship with the person you want a restraining order for, then you’ll require a violence restraining order.

Depending on the circumstances of each case, a misconduct restraining order may include conditions to stop a person doing whatever the court thinks is necessary.

Kavanagh Family Lawyers can help with misconduct restraining orders

Whether you need to apply for the misconduct restraining order and are seeking to be protected, have orders made against you, or are charged with breaching a MRO, Kavanagh Family Lawyers can help.

Next Steps

  • Call Kavanagh Lawyers on (08) 9218 8422.