If you have suffered as a result of a violent crime, you may be entitled to financial assistance from the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT). Applications can be quite complicated for those without legal expertise, so it can be helpful to have an experienced practitioner to assist you with your Melbourne VOCAT claim. Recognising this, the Tribunal will usually pay legal fees for those seeking professional assistance for this process, without deducting them from any award you may receive. At Prior Law, Madeline Prior specialises in assisting victims obtain financial assistance to help them recover.
Eligibility for Victims of Crime Compensation in Victoria If at the same time you want to apply for an intervention order, either as protection from family violence or from someone who is not a family member, our criminal lawyers can also assist this matter and make your application as effective as possible. Contact us today at our Melbourne office to find out how we can help.