Archives: FAQs

How do I access WDVCAS?

Please contact us to see if you can receive assistance from WDVCAS. See Contact Us for more information.

Do I have to pay for WDVCAS services?

WDVCAS services are free.

Are there any costs involved in making an intervention order application?

There is a court filing fee that must be paid by you when you make an intervention order application. This filing fee may be waived in certain circumstances. WDVCAS lawyers can help you to ask for the fee to be waived.

I live in a remote or regional area of South Australia. Can I still access WDVCAS services?

Please contact us and we will determine the best way to be able to assist you.

I have a disability and may require tailored assistance. Can WDVCAs help me?

Please contact us and we will determine the best way to assist you taking into consideration any additional needs you may have.

I require an interpreter. Can WDVCAS assist me?

Yes. WDVCAS can offer an interpreter during appointments. There is no charge for the interpreting services provided. Please contact us for more information.


NEED AN INTERPRETER TO MAKE CONTACT WITH US?
If you need an interpreter, please call Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450.
TIS will call WDVCAS and will be able to translate for you on the phone.

If I have to go to court will a WDVCAS lawyer come with me?

WDVCAS can provide legal representation for intervention order matters and related tenancy matters.

If I apply for an intervention order will the defendant get my contact information including where I am living?

When you apply for an intervention order the defendant will get a copy of your application and affidavit. However, your contact details will be kept confidential.

Can WDVCAS help me with my family law matter?

No. WDVCAS can only assist with intervention orders and related tenancy orders. However, we may be able to refer you to a service that can help. Please Contact Us or call the Legal Helpline on 1300 366 424 for more information on your options.

I am a victim of domestic violence but I have been charged with criminal offences. Can WDVCAS represent me?

No. WDVCAS can only assist with intervention orders and related tenancy orders. However, we may be able to refer you to a service that can help. Please Contact Us or call the Legal Helpline on 1300 366 424 for more information on your options.