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What should I do if I am being abused by my husband? How do I protect myself and children from domestic violence? What are my legal rights?
Domestic violence affects women of all ages and classes. Many women lived with domestic violence for years or decades. No one deserves to be abused and there are no excuses for it. It may be...
Where and how do I apply for a domestic violence protection order?
Combined and collaborative efforts between the Department of Social Welfare 1, Royal Malaysian Police 2 and the courts 3 are needed to provide assistance and protection to victims of domestic...
What can a domestic violence protection order do? What are the types of orders that can be included in the protection order?
The court can include many different orders in the domestic violence protection order issued under the Domestic Violence Act 1994. Listed below are the orders that the protected person can expect...
What should I do if my husband violates the domestic violence protection order? What are the penalties for breach of the protection order?
You should proceed to the nearest police station and lodge a police report about the incident. Show the police officer your protection order and provide as much information as possible about the...
Who can apply for a domestic violence protection order?
You can apply for a domestic violence protection order yourself if you are experiencing violence in a family relationship. A police officer or social welfare officer from the Department of Social...
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