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      What is the difference between an AVO and ADVO?

      When a person is served with an apprehended violence order for the first time, they will often ask, what is the difference between an AVO and ADVO? This is a reference to an apprehended violence orders (AVO) and an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO). While both are orders which restrain specific behaviour there are some […]

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      Michael Slater Contravene AVO Charge Attributed to Alcohol Addiction

      Former Australian Test cricketer Michael Slater has been charged with contravene AVO after allegedly sending his ex-partner numerous offensive texts and calls. The 51-year-old claimed to have “relapsed” into alcoholism when he appeared at Manly Local Court after being refused bail by police. The court ultimately granted bail on conditions akin to house arrest, with […]

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      Man Jailed for Breach of AVO at Parkes Local Court

      A man has been jailed for choking charges and breaching an AVO at Parkes Local Court. Lachlan Forbes Lilley was sentenced to 14 months in prison with a non-parole period of nine months after being found guilty of contravening a restriction in an AVO and intentionally choking a person without their consent. The 23-year-old was […]

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      AVOW App Developed to Encourage Compliance with AVOs

      The new AVOW app aimed at increasing compliance with AVOs (Apprehended Violence Orders) has been launched in NSW. With its development funded by the NSW government, the mobile app is designed to provide information about court processes and the consequences of breaching an Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs). There are also features that allow users […]

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      Andrew O’Keefe Charged with Assault and Breach of AVO

      Former TV star Andrew O’Keefe has been charged with assault and breaching an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) just two months after having similar charges dismissed in court. The 49-year-old was arrested by police in an apartment on Kent Street in Sydney’s CBD. Police alleged that they received a report of domestic violence incident earlier in […]

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      What if the protected person breaches an AVO?

      An Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is an order that restricts the behaviour of a person, known as a defendant, for the protection of someone else, known as the protected person or PINOP. There are 11 possible conditions which can imposed to facilitate this protection. Apprehended Violence Orders can be divided into two categories; domestic or […]

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