What is an Injunction ?
Injunctions are court orders which might tell a person that they are not allowed to do a certain act.
The common areas in which injunctions are applied for is when a relationship has broken down and one party is harassing, threatening or assaulting the other.
These injunctions are known as "Domestic Violence Injunctions".
Such orders can prevent someone harassing or assaulting you or coming within a certain distance of your home or order someone to leave your home.
An injunction might also prevent somebody publishing something about you which you do not like. Or an injunction may prevent someone from leaving the country or getting rid of their assets.
In family cases an injunction can stop your opponent removing a child from your care or out of the country.
Injunctions can also be taken out against noisy neighbours or stalkers etc.
Questions & Answers
- What is an Injunction?
- What is a Common Law Injunction?
- Will an Injunction prevent someone coming to my home?
- Will an Injunction stop someone taking my children away?
- What else can an Injunction do?
- When is an Injunction valid?
- How do I apply?
- What is a Power of Arrest?
- If an Injunction Order is broken and there is no power of arrest, what can I do?
- What is a Warrant of Arrest?
- What is an Occupation Order?
- What is a Non-Molestation Order?
- What is an Anti-Harassment Injunction?
- What is an Undertaking?
- What are Special Domestic Violence Courts?