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My partner has an injunction to stay away from me, but I am

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my partner has an injunction to stay away from me , but I am disabled , he helps with everyday life but the police wont lift the injuction on him even though I have asked them to
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Customer: he choked me and I reported him to the police , I need him with me
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

How did this injunction come to be?

You clearly want contact with him. Why was this injunction imposed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
because the police did not want him in my house after he attacked me , he has to stay with his dad who he does not get on with at all
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, but how did they come to discover this?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Since you want contact with him I presume you wouldn't have called the police?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my mum had a stroke which has left me all alone , I have told the police I need him with me but they take no notice
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no I wouldn't it was a spur of the moment thing
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

So you did call the police?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i just need some advise as to what to do next
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

I need the information I asked for?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
he attacked me during an argument , didn't hurt me , i called the police next thing i know he had been ordered to stay away
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Is this the only time you've done this?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if he left his dads house his dad would report him resulting in his arrest
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm sorry if I'm not making myself clear , i myself have progressing m s I'm very foggy
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Sorry but I'm not sure what you mean?

You did report this or you did not?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i did
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i was very scared of him at the time
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

OK. Is this the first time you have done this?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Is this a domestic violence protection notice or a court ordered restraining order?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yesdomestic violence protection order from court
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

In that case, there is no realistic point in an appeal.

This will be limited in time and any appeal would take too long to be heard.

If it were a restraining order then that would be different.

I'm afraid the only way to avoid this now is not to make reports to the police. That is not to say that you have to put up with any abuse of course. You just sort it out yourself and then you have control over the situation.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok thankyou
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

In fairness, the police have to justify how taxpayer's money is being spent and it isn't sensible use of their time to continually attend at the same addresses.

It is just unfortunate for people like you who have never done this before because you get tarred with the same brush as people who do it all the time.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

DV notices expire usually after 30 days though. They are just not worth appealing.

The police say that it gives the complainant a period of respite although the real purpose for which they are used is to ensure that regular and repeat accusers face a consequence for continually wasting police time.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

It is just unfair for people like you.

But this will be over before you know it and can be avoided for the future.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no thankyou i understand , thankyou again . miss carrianne haley
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

You are welcome.

All the best.

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