Handy Hints (2) – Family Violence

1 February 2022


OSD Presents…Handy Hints (2)

Unfortunately the current pandemic has placed financial strain on many people and the increased pressure of being isolated and/or in lockdown has led to an increase in family violence throughout Australia.

If you are victim of family violence or just need advice please contact us on 08 9426 4711 or afterhours on 08 9485 7383.

Here are some other resources that may be useful:

The Police – 000 if there is a threat to your life or call 131 144 to report an incident and possibly arrange a police order to be issued on the other party.

Ring Crisis Care – 1800 199 088 – they offer a 24/7 telephone service, counselling for people who are in urgent need of assistance or in a crisis.

Go to the Magistrates Court in either Perth, Joondalup, Midland, Armadale, Fremantle, Rockingham or Mandurah to apply for an interim family violence restraining order

Call the Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline – 1800 007 339 they provide 24/7 counselling, support service and referrals to other agencies to assist

The Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline –1800 000 599 – also provides 24/7 counselling, support service and referrals to other agencies to assist with concerns about violent behaviour

Lifeline – 13 11 14 or via text 0477 13 11 14 (6pm to 12am).

We’re Here to Help

Family law matters can be difficult and complex. If you require any assistance with a family law dispute, always contact a legal practitioner who will be able to help.

O’Sullivan Davies has practitioners experienced in dealing with all family law issues. More information about our services can be found at our About Us page here.


This article is not legal advice and the views and comments are of a general nature only. This article is not to be relied upon in substitution for detailed legal advice.

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