Restraining Order Lawyers, Perth

Andrews Legal has over 30 years’ experience as restraining order lawyers in Perth. We provide representation for a range of restraining order offences including Violence Restraining Orders (VROs), Family Violence Restraining Orders (FVROs) and Misconduct Restraining Orders (MROs). Whatever the offence you’ve been charged with, our team of restraining order lawyers in Perth has you covered.

Breach of a Violence Restraining Order or a Family Violence Restraining Order

This offence involves a person who is bound by an restraining order, breaching a condition of that order. The offence carries a maximum penalty of $6000 or 2 years imprisonment, or both. Where a person is convicted of a third breach within a 2-year period, a court must impose a penalty that includes imprisonment, unless satisfied that it would be clearly unjust given the circumstances of the offence and the person is unlikely to be a threat to the safety of the person protected by the restraining order or the community generally.

Misconduct Restraining Order

A Misconduct Restraining Order (MRO) is generally issued to a person when they behave in a manner that is intimidating or offensive and may lead to a breach of the peace or, may damage property. A person who is bound by a MRO and who breaches that order commits an offence which carries a maximum penalty is a fine of a $1000 fine.

Why Choose Andrews Legal?

Our defence lawyers are highly experienced and specialise exclusively in criminal law. If you have been charged with breaching a VRO, FVRO or MRO, arrange for an initial consultation with one of our defence lawyers in Perth by contacting us at Andrews Legal today on (08) 9221 2991.


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Violence Restraining Orders (VROs)
Family Violence Restraining Orders (FVROs)
Restraining Orders - Information for Applicants
Restraining Orders - Information for Respondents


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