Category: Domestic Violence

What is considered ‘psychological abuse’ in Australian law?

If you’ve been accused or been formally charged with domestic violence, it’s important to understand what rises to the definition of psychological abuse so you and your solicitor can mount an informed and successful defence.

Unlawful assault in Queensland: what it is and what you need to know

Here’s a quick guide to unlawful assault in Queensland, covering what it is, the different penalties and what you need to know about defending yourself.

How do I make changes to a QLD domestic violence order?

Protection Orders help victims of family violence – but the need for these measures can change. If so, how can you make changes to a QLD domestic violence order?

Is family violence the same criminal offence as domestic abuse?

Family violence and domestic abuse are used interchangeably - but are they the same criminal offence? And how should you respond to a case made against you?

How and for what reason can I adjourn a Queensland court date?

Your Queensland court date, while important, can be adjourned if you have a good reason for doing so and you follow the right processes.

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