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Dynamics of interstate AVO

Defendent has AVO out against him and reverts to harrassment committed in another state

We have the following scenario: The ex's new boyfriend has an AVO out against him. I understand the AVO is only valid in the state it was taken out. Since the Applicant does not live in the same state as the defendant the applicant registered the AVO in the defendant's state. So far so good.

Now let's assume the defendent rings the applicant from another state where the AVO is not registered and threatens him.  Did the harrassment then take place in the state where the phone call was made or where the phone call was received. What I am trying to establish is whether an AVO can be by passed this way.

Any thoughts or life experiences would be much appreciated.



Hmmm I'm not sure if this is any help but I took out an AVO on my ex who then moved interstate. Legal advice given to me was to drop it as it wouldn't be enforcable.

When you are swimming down a creek and an eel bites your cheek, that's a Moray.
hmmm....I would have thought it could be registered in the state of the Ex....This was apparently not mentioned to you....Thanks for your input...much appreciated.
If the AVO specifically says no phone contact shall be made to the party. Then if he made the call from the state where the AVO was taken out it would suggest it could be enforced by the system.

It may well be cheaper to just change the phone number to a silent one.

Ahh I had to leave phone contact out of mine so he could speak to the kids, or supposedly discuss the kids with me.

When you are swimming down a creek and an eel bites your cheek, that's a Moray.
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