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Deep Concerns on Domestic Abuse Statistics

Deep Concerns on Domestic Abuse Statistics

The Domestic Abuse Commissioner, Nicole Jacobs, has come out and stated a deep concern that fewer perpetrators of domestic abuse are being held accountable for their actions. This is in response to the Crown Prosecution Service latest statistics on the matter. Nicole...

What Kind of Financial Help Is There for Kinship Carers?

What Kind of Financial Help Is There for Kinship Carers?

The House of Commons Library has published a briefing paper which explains what kind of help is available for grandparent, other family, and friends’ carers – also known as kinship carers. Kinship carers look after children where their parents are not able to do so....

Legal Aid for Family Matters Rise

Legal Aid for Family Matters Rise

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) came into effect in April 2013. This introduced funding cuts to legal aid, meaning fewer people can access legal advice. In October 2017, the government announced it would conduct a...

What is a Digital Divorce Portal?

What is a Digital Divorce Portal?

A divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage by court. This happens when a couple has decided to separate and go their separate ways. The divorce reform project’s aim is to deliver a new fully digital system for individuals and legal representatives. This will...

What happens to my Pet after Divorce

What happens to my Pet after Divorce

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, there has been a boom in the number of couples adopting and buying new pets to welcome to their homes. This may be for several reasons such as: suddenly finding yourself at home more often with nothing to do. The Pet Food...

Cohabitation- Rise in Modern Relationships

Cohabitation- Rise in Modern Relationships

As times move on love and modern relationships no longer mean marriage, cohabitation is  on the rise! It is sensible to regulate your affairs in relation to money, property and children  issues with a Cohabitation Agreement . This is a formal, legally binding document...

Economic Abuse

Economic Abuse

Following the Domestic Abuse Bill, the definition of domestic abuse has extended to economic abuse too. This is separate to ‘controlling or coercive behaviour’ and to ‘psychological, emotional or other abuse’ and could stand alone be enough to amount to domestic...

Victims’ Code of Practice Order 2020

Victims’ Code of Practice Order 2020

The Revised Code of Practice for Victims of Crime will come into operation on 1stApril 2021.The code will set out the services to be provided to victims of crime by relevant service providers. This comes after a Government consultation on Improving the Victims'...