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Domestic Violence Legal Service

The Domestic Violence Legal Service provides the following services to victims or people at risk of domestic and family violence:

  • free confidential legal advice (Darwin City or Palmerston) on your options including:
    • applying for a domestic violence order (DVO)
    • changing a DVO
    • extending a DVO
    • removing a DVO
    • police domestic violence orders.
  • legal representation
  • duty lawyer service at the Darwin Magistrates Court DV list (currently Fridays)
  • community legal education
  • referrals to support services and other legal services.


For more information, or to make an appointment, contact the office Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm:

Phone:  (08) 8999 7977
Fax:  (08) 8999 7979

PO Box 2925
Darwin NT  0801

Level 1, Nichols Place
Cnr Cavenagh and  Bennett Sts
DARWIN  NT  0801

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Last updated: 22 November 2016

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