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6 April 2021 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

What the domestic abuse judgment means for children’s welfare

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Child Abuse

A long awaited and eagerly anticipated Judgment in relation to four appeals regarding domestic abuse has finally be handed down by the Court of Appeal. This Judgment is likely to have a significant impact on the way that the Family Courts deal with allegations of domestic abuse in Children matters.

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23 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Domestic abuse and coronavirus – the impact of lockdown on victims

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Domestic abuse victim

Zoe Robinson explains the impact of lockdown on the prevalence of domestic violence in the UK, and details some of the support available for victims.

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16 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Legal aid means testing for victims of domestic abuse desperately needs reform

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Domestic abuse victim

With a victim of domestic abuse bringing her case to the High Court to demand a judicial review of legal aid criteria, Zoe Robinson explains why change is needed.

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27 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Coronavirus and co-parenting – helpful advice from Family lawyers

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family advice coronavirus

As social distancing measures become embedded into our daily lives, what do you do if you are co-parenting and wish to maintain shared contact? Our team of specialist Children lawyers have put together this simple guide to help parents understand a little more about how they can effectively manage the situation.

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27 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

The Domestic Abuse Bill – will it bring change?

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Domestic Abuse has been a constant in the headlines recently, from questions over whether Brexit will affect the Domestic Abuse Bill to considering what domestic abuse actually means, to its link with Mental Health and wellbeing.

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28 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

What does the draft Domestic Abuse Bill mean for victims of domestic violence?

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Domestic abuse victim

Following the Government’s announcement of the Domestic Abuse Bill last week, we look into the changes and improvements the government is suggesting and what these will mean to victims of domestic abuse.

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