Note: When you print the forms it's important to print them single sided.
To apply for a protection order, you will 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 will 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:
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 are 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 will also need to fill out an affidavit [PDF, 198 KB].
If you are the respondent to an application for a protection order, you can file a notice of defence before the hearing. You will also need to fill out an affidavit [PDF, 198 KB].
If you are the respondent to a protection order, you will 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.
The protected person or the respondent can apply to discharge or vary a protection order or property order.
Do not fill out an information sheet if you are applying for a protection order. You may need to complete an information sheet in other situations – please see Court staff for advice.
If you are applying for a protection order or property order, use the affidavit attached to the application form and guide. If you are filing a defence and in some other situations, you will need to complete an affidavit to support your application.
If you are a lawyer then you can find forms without guidance and support to use under our Lawyers and Service providers section.
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