The Law Society of NSW Specialist Accredititation 

Apprehended Violence Orders

Apprehended Violence Orders (AVO's) are sought when a person believes they are in need of protection. A court must grant an Apprehended Violence Order if it believes the applicant has shown that the person in need of protection has genuine reasons to be afraid for their safety or for the safety of their property or the safety of those they live with.

We have solicitors available to represent you at what can be a very difficult and confusing time. Please contact our Dubbo office on 02 6882 3133 and ask for either Tim Cullenward ( or his secretary Belinda McIntyre ( to make an appointment for a confidential discussion of your matter.