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Domestic Violence Lawyers Sydney


Are you the subject of a domestic violence offence?

Domestic Violence is a serious matter, and it can have terrible effects on the victim's physical and emotional health. The stress of domestic abuse can lead to depression, anxiety, weight loss or gain, thoughts of suicide or self-harm – even death.

If you are experiencing domestic violence in your relationship – whether as a man or woman – there is help available for you.

We at Alan Mckimm & Associates, understand how difficult it may be for victims to come forward with their stories; but we want to make sure that everyone has access to justice.

Our team comprises domestic violence lawyers who know all about domestic abuse cases and will do everything we can to give you the best chance of getting through this ordeal unscathed.

Domestic violence is not just physical violence. It can also include emotional, sexual abuse and financial abuse and is a serious criminal offence.

If you are being subjected to any of these types of abuse, it is important to get help straight away. Our domestic violence lawyers will advise you on the best course of action and provide support every step of the way.

If you are in imminent danger or there are children involved, you should go straight to your local police station.

If you would like more information about domestic violence or domestic violence lawyers Sydney, please do not hesitate to contact us, we are here to help you.


Professional legal advice

Professional legal advice is recommended when domestic violence is present in a relationship.

Our domestic and family lawyers in Sydney can help you get through this difficult time with the best results possible.

Domestic violence can be any form of violent conduct and it can include sexual abuse and financial control over another person; if you or someone that you know may be experiencing domestic violence, please call our domestic and family lawyers in Sydney today for legal advice on (02) 9580 2122


Domestic Violence Comes In Many Forms

Domestic Violence is never acceptable, whether it be physical violence, emotional abuse, intimidating behaviour, or any other form of abuse such as financial control over another person; Some forms of domestic violence include:

  • Sexual violence

  • Physical abuse

  • Emotional abuse

  • Abusive relationship

  • Unwarranted sexual contact

  • Psychological harm

  • Sexual acts

  • Social violence

  • Intimidating behaviour

  • Financial control

  • Unlawfully depriving the family member of their liberty


Domestic and family violence is a serious matter that should not be taken lightly.

If you think you might be in an abusive relationship or are involved in a domestic violence situation, please seek professional help as soon as possible.


Our domestic violence lawyers Sydney are here to support and guide you through this difficult process.


Apprehended Violence Order

We can offer legal assistance and help you get apprehended domestic violence orders so that you can protect yourself and your family members.

AVO or Apprehended Violence Orders are an important legal document in domestic violence cases.

An AVO is a type of restraining order that helps protect victims of domestic violence by ordering the alleged perpetrator to stop or restricting their behaviour.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it is important to know your rights and get help from a domestic violence lawyer Sydney. A domestic violence lawyer can provide legal advice and support, and can help you apply for an AVO.

If you are the alleged perpetrator of domestic violence, it is important to get legal advice from a domestic violence lawyer Sydney. A domestic violence lawyer can provide you with information about AVOs, help you understand your legal rights and can represent you in court if necessary.


Criminal conviction

A domestic violence conviction can have serious consequences for both the perpetrator and the victim. If you are found guilty of domestic violence, you may face imprisonment, a fine or both.

For victims of domestic violence, criminal convictions can also have implications in your every day life. You may also need to take out Apprehended domestic violence orders (ADVO) against your partner.

If you are a subject of domestic violence, it is important to understand what domestic violence convictions will mean for you and your future before pleading guilty or accepting a domestic violence diversion; our domestic and family lawyers Sydney can provide legal advice on the matter.

If you are in New South Wales and are either the victim or person accused of a domestic violence offence, you need the correct legal representative, with knowledge of criminal law and family law so that your legal rights are protected & your mental health is maintained.

You can rest assured that at Alan Mckimm & Associates, whatever issues your domestic relationship has, we will endeavor to get you the best outcome possible.

Domestic violence can often lead to other family law proceedings and often you will want a family lawyer on your side to help with any property settlement or issues relating to parenting matters or issues around the family home.

Alan Mckimm and Associates can help with all aspects of the Family Law Act and Criminal Law. Contact us for more information.

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