Canberra Domestic Violence Lawyers 2018-09-11T07:00:28+00:00

CANBERRA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWYERS

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WHAT

Canberra Domestic Violence Lawyers offer a full range of specialist legal assistance to victims of family  and domestic violence in ACT and NSW.

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WHO

Canberra Domestic Violence Lawyers are an expert team within Farrar Gesini Dunn Lawyers, providing expert assistance to victims of family violence. Our team is specially trained in the dynamics of family violence and the legal options that are available for victims.

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DOES YOUR PARTNER

  • Humiliate or yell at you?
  • Criticise you and put you down?
  • Treat you so badly that you’re embarrassed for your friends or family to see?
  • Ignore or put down your opinions or accomplishments?
  • Blame you for their own abusive behaviour?
  • See you as property or a sex object, rather than as a person?
  • Have a bad and unpredictable temper?
  • Hurt you, or threaten to hurt or kill you?
  • Threaten to take your children away or harm them?
  • Threaten to commit suicide if you leave?
  • Force you to have sex?
  • Destroy your belongings?
  • Act excessively jealous and possessive?
  • Control where you go or what you do?
  • Keep you from seeing your friends or family?
  • Limit your access to money, the phone, or the car?
  • Constantly check up on you?

In Your Home:

  • Does anyone ever try to control you by threatening to hurt you or your family?

  • Does anyone ever try to make you feel uncomfortable by forcing you to do something sexual when you do not want to?

Do You:

  • Feel unsafe in your relationship?
  • Feel afraid of your partner or anyone else close to you?
  • Feel you are in danger?
  • Feel controlled or isolated by anyone in your home?
  • Avoid certain topics out of fear of angering your partner?

RESOURCES

FARRAR GESINI DUNN
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS SERVICE
TARA COSTIGAN FOUNDATION
WOMEN’S LEGAL CENTRE
TOORA WOMEN INC
BERYL WOMEN INC
1800 RESPECT
ACT WOMEN’S HEALTH SERVICE
CANBERRA RAPE CRISIS CENTRE