To apply for a Protection Order, you'll need to fill out an application, an affidavit and the information for Police. You can either download and print the forms to fill them out by hand, or save them onto your computer to fill out. You'll then need to print them single sided and take them to a Family Court.
Use this form if you don’t want your address to be known to the person/s you need protection from:
For more information about Protection Orders, see Apply for a Protection Order.
If you are applying for a Protection Order, or already have a Protection Order, you can also apply for a Property Order.
Use this form if you want to be appointed as a representative for a child, a person lacking capacity, or a person unable to apply personally for an order.
If you're the respondent to a Temporary Protection Order, fill out this form if you want the Court to hear your views on whether the temporary order should be made final (permanent). You'll also need to fill out an affidavit [PDF, 198 KB].
If you're the respondent to an application for a Protection Order, you can file a notice of defence before the hearing. You'll also need to fill out an affidavit [PDF, 198 KB].
If you're the respondent to a Protection Order, you'll probably have been directed to attend a non-violence programme. You can object to that direction or ask for it to be varied by filling out this form:
You have 10 working days from when you’re told to go to a non-violence course to say you don’t want to go.
The protected person or the respondent can apply to discharge (cancel) or vary (change) a Protection Order or Property Order.
Don't fill out an information sheet if you're applying for a Protection Order. You may need to complete an information sheet in other situations – please ask Court staff for advice.
If you're applying for a Protection Order or Property Order, use the affidavit attached to the application form and guide. If you're filing a defence and in some other situations, you'll need to fill out an affidavit to support your application.
If you're a lawyer, you can find forms to use under on our website:
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