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Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
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Experience:  BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
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I want to withdraw an avo before it is served, Victoria, Yes

Customer Question

I want to withdraw an avo before it is served
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Victoria
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Yes but no summons has been issued yet
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Want to retract it before it has to be picked up
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 19 days ago.

Good Afternoon

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.

If is only an AVO you can contact the police that you reported it to and seek that they withdraw it and you wish to not proceed.
If they are going to charge the other party with assault you will not be able to do anything.

The police have to make a decision on whether to withdraw it after you speak to them.

These are serious matters and the police are required to proceed and unless you can convince them you no longer have any fear they will proceed.

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