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Family violence matters

Going to court for a family violence intervention order matter? Find out what you may expect, and how to prepare for it.

You will get an application and or family violence safety notice that tells you the date and time of your court hearing. A hearing is when a magistrate listens to your application for an intervention order.

The first hearing date must be within 14 days after a safety notice is issued.

If there is an application and summons, the hearing date is usually several weeks after the applies for an intervention order. It may be sooner if the  has been bailed or is in . We have more information on how:

For information on the (a to protect a person, their children and their property from another person who is not a family member), see the personal safety intervention order page

Last updated on 28 Mar 2019
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