Domestic Violence Advice
According to Women’s Aid statistics 1 in 4 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime and between 1 in 8, to 1 in 10 women experience it annually. Less than half of all incidents are reported to the Police, but they still receive one domestic violence call every minute in the UK.
Regrettably domestic violence is all too common in both married and unmarried families. If you are in an abusive relationship you may well feel trapped and have feelings of helplessness. We are able to offer you the legal, and emotional, support to help you break free.
There can be issues as to the occupation of the home which need to be addressed whilst the final settlement is pending. We take referrals from a number of women’s refuges and advise both men and women concerning these issues.
We can take urgent legal steps to afford you, and your children if necessary, protection from an abusive partner. We have contacts with the local Women’s Aid so that you can easily access the require support and infrastructure to permanently leave your abusive relationship behind.
An unromantic notion it may be, but planning for the event of a relationship breakdown is increasingly common and can eliminate much of the emotional and financial cost that can arise on separation.