Does an EPO show up on a background check?
No. Temporary Restraining Orders are issued ex parte, without the appearance of the respondent. It would be unconstitutional to put this on a criminal background check or anywhere else. They are completely confidential, unlike Permanent Restraining Orders.
Does an AVO affect a working with children check?
A Police initiated final AVO will show up on a working with children check, and you may be considered ineligible for the working with children employment. The Children’s Guardian will then conduct a risk assessment as to your level of risk that you present to children.
How long does it take for an EPO to be served?
The Emergency Protective Order goes into effect immediately and is good for seven (7) calendar days or five (5) business days, whichever is shorter. The Emergency Protective Order is intended to provide protection long enough for the requestor to file an application for a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in court.
When to find out if an intervention order has been issued?
To find out if the respondent has been served, ring the police or the court. It’s best to check a day or two after the order was issued. Interim intervention orders usually last (or are extended) until a magistrate makes a final decision.
Can a police officer enforce an intervention order?
The police in any state must enforce the order and you may be charged if you break the order. If you have children who are named as protected persons in an intervention order against you, and the other parent plans to take them interstate to live, it is important that you get legal advice. Will the order affect my job?
What happens if you disobey an intervention order?
If the respondent disobeys the conditions on an interim or final order, the police can charge them with a criminal offence. See Breaking an intervention order. A magistrate can make an interim order if they believe a person is not safe and needs protecting immediately.
Can a magistrate make a final intervention order?
A magistrate can make a final order after they have heard the evidence at a contested hearing. The magistrate must be satisfied that the respondent has used family violence and is likely to do so again.