Domestic violence is physical, sexual, psychological or financial violence that takes place within an intimate or family-type relationship and that forms a pattern of coercive and controlling behaviour. Victims may be male or female, young or old, rich or poor. Research shows that this social phenomenon affects every sector of society.
All of our lawyers and Solicitors have specialist knowledge and expertise on the law relating to domestic violence. We facilitate training for local professionals on this area of law at least once a year. We work closely with domestic violence service providers such as MKACT and Syvil Lloyd Morris was instrumental in helping Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court achieve specialist domestic violence court status. Our Solicitors work with both male and female survivors of domestic abuse.
Our service is enhanced by the fact that we have lawyers who speak Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish, French and German. We operate an emergency service for people who are seeking urgent advice and assistance. This service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, although if you are in immediate physical danger then you should call 999. Our emergency number is 0845 450 1281. We appreciate that circumstances may be such that children of the household are being exposed to domestic violence issues. If this is the case, Children’s Services or another Local Authority department may become involved. We have specialist Solicitors that deal with these situations and will be able to offer you assistance and advice.
Please contact us if you are contemplating divorce because of domestic violence issues.
Please contact Hayley Geen if you require a fixed fee injunction to either prevent a current or former partner, or family member from contacting or hurting you or your children, or to have a current or former partner removed or banned from visiting your home because of the violence.
Forced Marriages and Honour Based Violence – Out Of Hours: 0845 450 1281
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