How to apply - Interim FVROs

Logo for FRVO self-help guideWhen you apply for a Family Violence Restraining Order, there is a lot to think about in a short amount of time.

This section covers:

  • how to make an application for an FVRO
  • what to think about before you give your application to the court
  • when your application might be heard
  • what happens at the first hearing, and
  • how the court will make a decision.

As the video on this page explains, getting an FVRO involves more than going to the court and filling out a form. If possible, you should get legal advice before making an application.

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