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 Can I get legal aid? (animated video) Can I get legal aid? (animated video)

Do you have questions about grants of legal aid? Watch our new animated video to find out more.

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Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection. Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection.

Courts can make orders to protect you from a person who has been violent towards you. This brochure explains how you can get an order and what happens in court.

Are you experiencing domestic and family violence? Are you experiencing domestic and family violence?

This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW can help you if you are experiencing domestic or family violence.

Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop. Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop.

This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.

Are you on a temporary visa? Have you been hurt or harmed by your partner? Are you on a temporary visa? Have you been hurt or harmed by your partner?

This flyer provides information on where to get advice about spouse visas and domestic violence if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner.

Best for Kids video - Getting help if you or your family are at risk: Family and domestic violence Best for Kids video - Getting help if you or your family are at risk: Family and domestic violence

The following video drama introduces Ben and Jess and the impact that family and domestic violence has on them and their family. It shows the many forms that violence can take within a family and focuses on how you can access help, support and legal advice if your safety is at risk. For Parents.

Best For Kids video - What you need to know about an AVO Best For Kids video - What you need to know about an AVO

When there is an AVO against someone in your family it can get confusing, and you might have lots of questions - this video provides some of the answers. For kids.

Charmed and Dangerous EE Charmed and Dangerous EE

This Easy Read resource outlines the cycle of abuse in domestic and family violence and how to break free of controlling, abusive or violent relationships.

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Charmed and Dangerous Factsheet 1: Understanding domestic and family violence Charmed and Dangerous Factsheet 1: Understanding domestic and family violence

How do you know if you are in an abusive relationship? Use this factsheet to identify behaviours that are abusive. This factsheet is an excerpt from the booklet Charmed and Dangerous.

Charmed and Dangerous factsheet 2: Strangulation or suffocation Charmed and Dangerous factsheet 2: Strangulation or suffocation

Strangulation is a serious crime. It is the most lethal form of domeastic violence. It is important that you do something if an act of violence like this happens to you. This factsheet is an excerpt from the booklet Charmed and Dangerous.

Charmed and Dangerous Factsheet 3: The effects of domestic violence on children Charmed and Dangerous Factsheet 3: The effects of domestic violence on children

Living with violence can have as much of an impact on children as the victims themselves. Children who see abuse or live in a violent household experience fear, intimidation and threat to safety like you do. This factsheet is an excerpt from the booklet Charmed and Dangerous.

Charmed and Dangerous Factsheet 4: Preparing to leave Charmed and Dangerous Factsheet 4: Preparing to leave

This factsheet outlines how to be prepared before you leave to keep yourself safe and parenting tips after domestic violence. This factsheet is an excerpt from the booklet Charmed and Dangerous

Charmed and Dangerous: A Woman's Guide to Reclaiming a Healthy Relationship Charmed and Dangerous: A Woman's Guide to Reclaiming a Healthy Relationship

The booklet, originally published by the Tweed Shire Women’s Services Inc, now published by the Legal Aid NSW Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (WDVCAS), outlines the cycle of abuse in domestic and family violence and how to break free of controlling, abusive or violent relationships.

Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit) Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit)

This brochure outlines how the lawyers, financial counsellors and social workers at the Legal Aid NSW Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) can support you.

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Domestic Violence: Help at Court  - Easy English Domestic Violence: Help at Court - Easy English

The use of easy english (simplified language) in this brochure makes it suitable for people with low literacy or where english is not their first language. This brochure explains what domestic violence is and how the Women and Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services can help you obtain an AVO.

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Family Violence Law Help (website) Family Violence Law Help (website)

This website has information about domestic and family violence, the law and where to get help.

Family Violence Law Help website-A2 Poster Family Violence Law Help website-A2 Poster

This poster promotes a website that has information about domestic and family violence, the law and where to get help, Australia-wide.

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Got an ADVO? How to stick to your order (animated video) Got an ADVO? How to stick to your order (animated video)

This animated video provide information for people who have an apprehended domestic violence order against them. It explains what an ADVO is, common ADVO conditions, and tips on how to stick to your order.

Got an AVO? How to stick to your order Got an AVO? How to stick to your order

This booklet is for people who have an apprehended violence order against them and explains what an AVO is, common AVO conditions and tips on how to stick to your order.

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Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence? Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence?

This brochure provides information for defendants who have been charged with a domestic violence offence, and what happens at court.

Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants

Courts can issue an order against you if another person claims you have been violent towards them. This brochure explains when the court can make an order and what happens next.

Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege Service (SACPS) Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege Service (SACPS)

If you have ever been the victim of a sexual offence, your records are protected by the Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege (SACP). This postcard contains the contanct details of the Legal Aid NSW SCAP Service.

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So you want the violence to stop - Advice about domestic violence and help at court. So you want the violence to stop - Advice about domestic violence and help at court.

Legal Aid funds a Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service. This brochure outlines how this program assists women to apply for an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order and how women can stop the cycle of abuse. It is also available in an alternative format for Aboriginal communities.

So you want the violence to stop - Landscape A2 Poster So you want the violence to stop - Landscape A2 Poster

This poster accompanies the brochure Advice about domestic violence and help at court. Poster size: 60 cm x 42 cm

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So you want the violence to stop. Wallet card So you want the violence to stop. Wallet card

This wallet card provides contact details for Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services which help women to to get protection from domestic violence.

Stop. Think. Protect. (P) Stop. Think. Protect. (P)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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