1. What happens if my ex-partner breaks the non molestation order?

    Breach of a non molestation order, that is doing anything under the terms of the order which is prohibited by the order is a criminal offence. If that happens the perpetrator can be arrested by the Police and charged with that offence. The perpetrator can be fined or sent to prison as a result.

  2. Will I have to face my ex-partner in Court?

    Depending upon the particular circumstances of the case, where a person is in immediate danger or at risk of significant harm, an application to the Court can be made without a former partner knowing to ensure that the Court can make urgent orders which are enforceable as soon as the Order has been delivered to…

  3. I still live with my violent partner – how do I remove him from the property?

    Where there is a risk of immediate harm to someone the Court can make what is known as an Occupation Order which is an order which states who can live in a property and when someone else cannot continue to live there even if they had a legal right to do so Orders can be…

  4. What is the difference between an injunction and a non molestation order?

    An injunction is a general word used in legal terms to describe an order which prevents a person or an organisation from doing something. A non molestation order is a family law injunction. A non molestation order is an order which is intended to protect an individual from violence or threats of violence by a…