​ሕግንና ደንብን በተመለከተ እርዳታ ማግኘት ይፈልጋሉን? - Amharic | هل تحتاج لمساعدة قانونية؟ - Arabic | ܤܢܝܼܩܵܐ ܝ݇ܘ̤ܬ ܠܗܲܝܵܪܬܵܐ ܩܵܢܘܿܢܵܝܬܵܐ؟ - Assyrian | Need Legal Help? - Auslan | Treba li vam pravna pomoc? - Bosnian | Burmese â Need Legal Help? | 需要法律帮助吗? - Chinese Simplified | 需要法律幫助嗎? - Chinese Traditional | Trebate li pravnu pomoć? - Croatian | ضرورت به کمک قانونی دارید؟ - Dari | Wïc Kuɔɔny në Wɛ̈t Löŋ? - Dinka | آیا به کمک حقوقی نیاز دارید؟ - Farsi | Gadreva na Veivuke Vakalawa? - Fijian | Kailangan ninyo ba ng tulong na panglegal? - Filipino | Besoin d’aide juridique ? - French | Χρειάζεστε βοήθεια σε νομικά ζητήματα - Greek | क्या आपको कानूनी सलाह चाहिए? - Hindi | Butuhkan Bantuan dalam Masalah Hukum? - Indonesian | Hai bisogno di assistenza legale? - Italian | ត្រូវការជំនួយលើបញ្ហាផ្លូវច្បាប់ឬទេ? - Khmer | 법적인 도움이 필요하십니까? - Korean | Ви треба ли помош со правни работи? - Macedonian | कानूनी सहयोग चाहिएको छ? - Nepalese | Necessita de ajuda com questões jurídicas? - Portuguese | Вам нужна юридическая помощь? - Russian | E Manaomia Fesoasoani i Mea Tau Tulafono? - Samoan | а ли вам треба помоћ у правним питањима? - Serbian | Ma u baahan tahay Caawimmad xagga sharciga ah?- Somali | ¿Necesita ayuda con cuestiones jurídicas? - Spanish | சட்ட உதவி தேவையா? - Tamil | ท่านต้องการความช่วยเหลือทางด้านกฎหมายไหม? - Thai | Fiema’u ha tokoni Fakalao? - Tongan | Yasal Danışmaya İhtiyacınız mı var? - Turkish | Cần Được Giúp Đỡ Về Luật Pháp? - Vietnamese |

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​Applying for an AVO

This figure is a flowchart with labelled boxes linked by lines. The flowchart describes the steps you can take if you want to apply for an AVO. Each box in the flowchart contains a hyperlink to further information. The action you take will depend on your responses to each step in the flowchart. The flowchart is described as a list of 7 steps. Where there are possible actions, these are listed beneath that step.

Step 1. You fear someone (the defendant) [link to Getting an AVO]. Possible action:

Step 2. You go to the police [link to Applying for an AVO through the Police – Step by step guide]. Possible action:

Step 3. The police serve the application on the defendant [link to Applying for an AVO through the Police – Step by step guide]. Go to Step 4.

Step 4. Your case is listed for 'mention' at court [link to Going to court – Applicant flowchart].

Step 5. You go to the Local Court to apply for an AVO to protect you. You get an AVO kit or meet with the chamber service [link to Applying for an AVO through the Local Court – Step by step guide]. Possible action:

Step 6. The police serve your application. [link to Applying for an AVO through the Local Court – Step by step guide]. Go to Step 4.

Step 7. The chamber service refuses your application (they cannot refuse an application in certain circumstances, for example domestic violence cases). You then apply to the magistrate [link to Applying for an AVO through the Local Court – Step by step guide]. Possible action:

 lighbulb - handy hintClick here to return to the flowchart