How to access Domestic Abuse support as we come out of lockdown

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Lockdown has not been a friend to domestic abuse victims. If you or someone you know is suffering, support is available from a range of specialist organisations and here at NLS. Being in lockdown has been tough; whilst the restrictions are starting to relax, we are unlikely to return to normal levels of movement and […]

Pre-proceedings Meetings & PLO- What Should I Expect?

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If a local authority is involved with your family, you will have a social worker assigned to work with you and your child/ren. There are different levels of social work intervention before court proceedings and these include PLO Meetings, child protection plans and child in need plans. The Public Law Outline (PLO) is the final […]

Shazia Saliheen secures reported case for Forced Marriage Protection Orders

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Coventry Supervising Solicitor Shazia Saliheen  recently secured a reported case for Forced Marriage Protection Orders (FMPO). Shazia has been representing the client since January 2018 concerning an application to discharge a forced marriage protection order made in January 2016 which the West Midlands Police (WMP) applied for to protect our client from the allegations around […]

Domestic Abuse & Injunctions

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Home Minister Priti Patel recently commented that “Domestic abuse victims are allowed to leave home to seek help at refuges despite rules to stop coronavirus spreading. “ If you or someone you know has been affected by domestic abuse, several organisations can help, including National Centre For Domestic Violence, Women’s Aid, & Refuge. National Legal Service […]

Getting an injunction if you’ve been a victim of domestic abuse

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Domestic abuse can take many forms. Frequent examples that we come across include verbal abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse and sexual abuse although this is not an exhaustive list. Types of Injunction  Both non-molestation orders and occupation orders are types of injunctions which can offer you protection from your abuser. They are Court Orders that […]