Domestic Abuse Solicitors2022-02-25T12:01:34+00:00

Domestic Abuse Solicitors

More Than Half a Century’s Experience Specialists in Complex and High Value Cases
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Protecting You Against Domestic Violence

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 999 and ask for the police. You can also call the 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

Domestic abuse can happen to anyone, regardless of their gender or financial circumstances. Our Domestic Abuse Solicitors understand how frightening it is to be a victim of such abuse and will work quickly and tirelessly to ensure you can protect yourself and your children and move on to a positive future.

To make an appointment to discuss any aspect of Family Law please email or phone 020 8349 0321.

Guiding you through
Family Law

Guiding you through
Family Law

We Work in the Strictest Confidence

Our Family Law Solicitors work in the strictest confidence to put in place Non-Molestation and/or Occupation Orders to protect you from harm. Court Orders to protect domestic abuse victims often have to be applied for urgently, without notifying the other party. You can trust our team to provide sensitive, practical advice and make an emergency application to the Court if required. We also have relationships with Financial Advisors, Estate Agents, and Counsellors who can provide additional support to our Domestic Abuse Solicitors if required.

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Below are some common FAQs regarding domestic abuse.

What is a Non-Molestation Order?

A Non-Molestation Order is a Court Order which is used to protect individuals and their children from domestic abuse. The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 defines domestic abuse as not just physical violence, but also emotional, coercive or controlling, and economic abuse.

The Act recognises children as victims if they see, hear, or otherwise experience the effects of abuse. A Non-Molestation Order prohibits the recipient from acting in a manner that constitutes domestic abuse. This includes: Using or threatening violence towards the Applicant or any relevant children. Intimidating, harassing, or pestering the Applicant or any relevant children. Contacting the Applicant or any relevant children directly or indirectly. Damaging, attempt to damage or threatening to damage the family home or any of the Applicant’s possessions. Asking another person to do any of the above.

A Non-Molestation Order can also ban a person from coming within a specified distance of certain places where the Applicant or their children are likely to be such as the family home or schools in which relevant children attend.

What is an Occupation Order?

An Occupation Order is a Court Order stating who can live in a property or any particular part of it. The Court can also decide on matters such as the payment of rent or mortgage and other bills concerning the property. Occupation Orders are extremely draconian; therefore, the Court will only grant them in exceptional circumstances.

Why choose us?

We have been helping domestic abuse victims in London for over 50 years. Our Family Law Solicitors can assist you with:

  • Applying for Non-Molestation and Occupation Orders.
  • Consulting with police and support services on your behalf.
  • Applying for a divorce or civil partnership dissolution.
  • Advising and representing you on obtaining a financial settlement and arrangements for children.

Our Domestic Abuse Solicitors have an in-depth understanding of all aspects of family law. We will work smartly and efficiently to ensure you have the Court Orders you need to keep you and your children safe and will help you leave your relationship if this is what you wish to do.

To make an appointment with one of our Domestic Abuse Solicitors based in North London please visit our contact us page or phone 020 83490321.

Further help and support are available from the below organisations.

National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) – 0800 970 20 70

Refuge – 0808 2000 247 (24 hours)

Women’s Aid 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)

ManKind – 01823 334 244 Galop

LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428

Testimonials

Read more reviews and testimonials here

“Thank you very much for your advice and assistance concerning my loan from Level, and for your follow up phone call; which I greatly appreciated.” – Anonymous

Advice and assistance, Family Law

“You defused the situation. My husband and I can talk to each other again as parents and the children are much better because of this.”

Friendly and professional, Divorce & Separation

“Keep up your good work Peter, because I am sure when you finally decide to hang up your daily family law work you will derive great satisfaction when you look back knowing that you have had a positive effect on so many children, parents and grandparents and me.”

Advice and assistance, Family Law

“I owe you a great debt of gratitude for the kind, helpful, empathic way you dealt with me and went about your business at a time in my life when I was suffering huge emotional pain. I did not really understand what was happening to me but you did, and your advice was invaluable”. – Stephen Wiser

I owe you a great debt of gratitude, Family Law

“Please also include that I felt supported throughout. Your advice and guidance instilled a lot of confidence in me which allowed me to get on with my life in the meantime pending the hearing. You were kind and firm in helping me to understand the process.” – Patricia

Supported throughout, Family Law

“Many Thanks for all your help during our divorce; this was a very difficult time for me and you helped to make the process much easier.”

“Overall, I just want to say a few things as a testimonial to pass on to the partners. I have dealt with a number of solicitors in my time both in my working environment and on personal matters, but the service given by yourself has been exemplary. This is for a number of reasons, firstly my dealings with yourself have always been handled with the upmost professionalism. I also have never felt at any point the need to chase you as you always have been managing every transition and process with an attention to detail that I could not fault. This has been an extremely difficult time for me but the feeling of reliability in your service has helped me greatly through the process. I will be recommending your service and the firm to others in the future.”

Successful outcome, Divorce & Separation
“Thank you for dealing with my case in such a calm and efficient manner.”
Handling of Divorce Filings

“I worked with Graeme Fraser during the processing of my divorce filings. I found Graeme a measured person with wise counsel. I thoroughly recommend him to anyone faced with navigating what is for many a difficult and fraught journey. He handles difficult conversations with care and sensitivity and an appropriate amount of humor.” – Peter

Handling of Divorce Filings, Divorce & Separation

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“I called you with a difficult situation and within 30 minutes you had addressed the main issue and very clinically identified what needed to be done. Your attention to detail and your work approach are of such a high standard that i have no doubt whatsoever that any client you deal with will only have good things to say. You are a true ambassador to your firm and your profession, with the care you show and advice you give. I would like to thank you again for the wonderful job you did at such short notice and i have no hesitation in using your services again and recommending your firm.” – Meir

“I owe you a great debt of gratitude for the kind, helpful, empathic way you dealt with me and went about your business at a time in my life when I was suffering huge emotional pain. I did not really understand what was happening to me but you did, and your advice was invaluable”. – Stephen Wiser

“Winston Kan & Michael Stock of OGR Stock Denton LLP have been a great support throughout the process and Winston has demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism and genuine care throughout this difficult process. I highly recommend these lawyers, they are very attentive and honourable.” – Aziza

“A big thank you to Susan Bernstein for her help and support during my redundancy process, you made the legal part stress free and easy to follow. I fully trust your work and will recommend your services in the future.” – Meital

“I would like to say a huge thank you to Winston Kan of OGR Stock Denton LLP for the outstanding work he did on my car accident case. He supported me and my family through the long and exhausting process. There were times when I was ready to give up but he patiently and supportively guided me all the way. All the best wishes from me and my family.” – Hana

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