Restraining and protection orders

Get a restraining or protection order, and how to respond if you have been served an order.


There are many different types of restraining and protection orders which a court can make that orders one person to have no contact with another person. These are called 'non-contact orders'. If the other person disobeys these orders, there may be civil or criminal penalties.

For more information, see Restraining and protection orders – Overview.

Get an order

How to file a restraining order against someone who has made you fear for your safety.
How to file an Emergency Protection Order if you’ve been in a family violence situation and need police protection.

Respond to an order

How to respond to a Restraining Order Without Notice that you’ve been served with.
How to respond to an Emergency Protection Order that you’ve been served with.