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Family law and family violence

Family law and family violence

What is family violence? Family law takes family violence seriously and there are steps that can be taken to protect you and your family. 


Family violence and family law

If you have experienced family violence, you may not need to attend compulsory family dispute resolution before going to Family Court. There are things the Family Court can do to protect you and your family from violence or harassment.  More...


More information about family violence

If you are experiencing family violence and need help to find out about your legal options and the available support services, or if you have been served with a restraining order, this information may assist you.  More...


Last reviewed: 30/10/2012

Last modified: 31/03/2015 10:42 AM


The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.