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Non-Molestation orders: abused or abuser? 
11th August 2022 Rakhi Singal
Non-Molestation orders: abused or abuser? 

What are Non-Molestation orders?  It’s an unfortunately common scenario for our family solicitors to see fathers face false or exaggerated accusations of abuse and violent behaviour, as part of divorce proceedings. As such, quite often, non-molestation orders become a weapon to be used against men in a divorce.  A non-molestation order is an order preventing […]

The “Invisible” Victim of Domestic Abuse
3rd February 2021 Rakhi Singal
The “Invisible” Victim of Domestic Abuse

When we think about domestic abuse, or someone talking about domestic abuse – immediately we think it is between partners. We don’t usually take the time to think about the effects of this on any children overhearing or witnessing it. As a family solicitor this is a subject very close to my heart. I’ve looked […]

Parental Alienation
18th June 2020 Seema Kansal
Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation is a real thing and is well recognised in the family courts as something that happens and is particularly harmful to the child. It skews the child’s ability to form any and all sorts of relationships and is not limited to the failed relationship with the other parent. It is emotionally harmful to […]

The Domestic Abuse Bill Is Back On The Government’s Agenda
25th October 2019 Rakhi Singal
The Domestic Abuse Bill Is Back On The Government’s Agenda

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 999. In early October, Labour MP Rosie Duffield gave a harrowing speech in Parliament which left some of her colleagues in tears. Speaking during a debate on the Domestic Abuse Bill, Ms Duffield told of the terrifying verbal abuse, humiliation, and financial control […]

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