Level 2, 345 Ann Street, Brisbane.
(07) 3837 3600

Recent Posts by Steve Potts

What is a Relevant Relationship?

A Court must be satisfied that a relevant relationship exists before it makes a Protection Order. A relevant relationship is defined in the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 (Qld) as one which falls within one of three categories, either: (a)  an intimate personal relationship; (b)  a family relationship; or (c)  an informal care…
Read more

What is emotional or psychological abuse?

The definition of ‘domestic violence’ in the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 (Qld) includes, among other behaviours, emotional or psychological abuse. That abuse finds further definition as behaviour by a person towards another person that torments, intimidates, harasses or is offensive to them.   The legislation goes on to provide examples of behaviour…
Read more

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is defined in Queensland in the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 as behaviour that is: physically or sexually abusive emotionally or psychologically abusive economically abusive threatening coercive; or in any other way controls or dominates a person and causes them to fear for their safety or wellbeing or that of someone…
Read more

Recent Comments by Steve Potts

No comments by Steve Potts yet.