AVO Statistics

AVO. Statistics show that many AVO’s have no foundation and are brought out of motives other than fear for safety. However the implications of an Apprehended Violence Order should not be underestimated.

What is the difference between discipline and assault?

Our client was charged with assaulting his young son. He was reported to the police by a third party who was alarmed at him shouting and chasing his son who was running away after being quite naughty. The police viewed at as an assault and charged him. He was...