On the 31 May, the Government published a consultation in preparation for the new Domestic Abuse Bill, which was proposed…

Since the abolition of Legal Aid for the majority of family cases in 2013, many individuals are making applications to court without legal representation…

Domestic abuse may not always be in a physical form. A victim may not recognise that coercive behaviour has taken place as any specific incident…

Jemma Dally, Partner and Head of our International Child Care Department acted for Family Rights Group, a leading charity…

The President of the Family Division has issued a circular dealing with domestic abuse and containing a new Practice Direction (PD) 12J…

Government cuts to policing and specialist services for victims of domestic abuse may impact on the extent to which perpetrators of domestic violence…

This article published by the Guardian on 4 January 2017 explores an interesting and overdue potential development…

Shockingly, an estimated 1.2 million women and 800,000 men were victims of domestic abuse in the year 2010-11…

On 29th December 2015 a new act came into force – the Serious Crime Act 2015 (SCA 2015). Section 76 of SCA 2015…

Gwen Williams, managing partner of GR says, I was chair of Solace Women’s Aid for many years and came across many survivors of domestic abuse who, after being supported by agencies like Women’s Aid and sometimes with the help of the legal profession, were able in time to talk about their experiences of domestic abuse…

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