The Hunter CLC provides free legal advice on Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) in Newcastle, the Hunter Valley and surrounding regions.

If you need legal advice and information regarding AVOs phone (02) 4040 9120 (or Toll Free:1800 650 073) at the following times:

Monday 10.00am – 12.00pm

Wednesday 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Friday 10.00am – 12.00pm

A solicitor attends Newcastle Local Court on Thursday for AVO Duty.

LawAssist has interactive guides that take you through the process of applying for or defending an AVO.

For more information, see Interactive guides for Apprehended Violence Orders. 

LawAssist also has information about how you can respond to an application for an AVO after you have been served.

For more information, see Defending an Apprehended Violence Order.