Our expert domestic violence lawyers provide vital assistance by taking prompt and effective steps to protect you and your family. We can apply for protective orders to help provide you with protection.
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When someone is a victim of domestic violence, it is important that they get the legal help that they need in order to protect themselves and their children.
At one time, domestic violence was considered a “private” matter, and victims were reluctant to seek help from the criminal justice system. However, increased awareness of the prevalence and seriousness of domestic violence has led to the development of specialised solicitors who are trained to deal with these types of cases.
Our expert domestic violence solicitors can help the victims navigate the legal system and obtain the protection they need. We can also provide support and guidance through the often-difficult process of filing for a restraining order or seeking custody of children. In addition, we can connect victims with helpful resources such as shelters, counselling services, and support groups.
It is important to be aware that domestic abuse is not only physical violence. You do not have to suffer any form of abuse before you can obtain protection. Harassment and other ill-treatment can justify action being taken.
We provide a 24-hour helpline service where you can call or text us and we will telephone you back to provide emergency advice. Alternatively, drop into one of our offices to see one of our team.
Legal Aid is available for emergency action. Emergency action can mean discussing your situation with you and going to Court on the same day. This can be to seek protective orders, called Non-Molestation orders, or an order securing occupation of a property, called Occupation orders. In some circumstances, we can take this action without prior warning to the other person.
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, contact our domestic violence solicitor to get started on the road to safety and healing.
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