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Domestic Abuse

Have you been subjected to a form of physical, psychological, emotional, sexual, or financial  abuse?

We can advise you and represent you to achieve the result for you that will protect you.

If you have been subjected to physical, psychological, emotional, sexual, or financial abuse, you might need assistance obtaining a non-molestation order or occupation order. We can advise you and represent you to achieve the result for you that will protect you. Our experienced solicitors/lawyers can act quickly to meet with you within 24 hours of your initial contact with us and then obtain an Order from the Court within 24 hours after that first appointment.

you are a victim of domestic abuse then there are important practical steps to take:

  1. Tell someone – any health professional, police, your child’s School, a solicitor;
  2. Visit your GP or local hospital’s Accident and Emergency department to document your injuries;
  3. Photograph your injuries; and
  4. Save any relevant evidence e.g.: text messages, Facebook posts and/or voicemails.

We can also assist you if you are a respondent on an application for a non-molestation order and you would like us to defend your case. We can assist you by providing fixed fee advice or by representing you at Court.

Legal Aid is available for a range of Family work. To qualify for Legal Aid we will carry out an assessment of your income and capital. The Legal Aid Agency provides an online calculator which you can assess direct to determine whether you may be satisfy the financial eligibility criteria. You may have been made aware of obstacles to obtaining Legal Aid for Family Law cases where evidence of domestic abuse is required. We will explain all evidence standards and help you through the Legal Aid Application process.

If you are not eligible for free legal advice, we can provide a number of other funding options including:

• Fixed fee initial consultation
• staged payments
• Hourly rate private fee scheme

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