Understanding Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders

In certain circumstances you may feel as if someone is threatening your safety, or you may have already been exposed to violence, threats or harassment from an individual with whom you are in a domestic relationship with. In this situation an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO), specifically an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO), is a recourse of action that can be taken to set certain conditions on the offending party or defendant, for your safety.