Domestic abuse / violence

If you are the victim of domestic abuse or violence we can help you obtain the necessary orders you require from the court to protect both you and your children.

JC Solicitors have a great deal of experience in dealing with both the practical and legal aspects of relationships involving domestic abuse. It is vital that a victim of domestic abuse can trust and confide in their solicitor. At JC Solicitors, your safety will be of paramount importance to us. It therefore goes without question that any information you give us will be treated with the utmost confidentiality and at no point would we take any action or contact your abusive partner without your permission.

Domestic abuse is not simply physical violence. It can take many forms all of which can be equally terrifying. It can include verbal abuse, harassment, controlling behaviour, sexual abuse, intimidating behaviour or even financial abuse and control. The abuse can also vary in duration, sometimes being occasional but in other cases regular. The abuse can be actual or threatened.

Men can be the victims of domestic abuse just as well as women, children, parents and elderly people are also vulnerable.

Domestic abuse is unacceptable and if you are the victim of such abuse JC Solicitors can assist by helping you obtain the necessary orders you require from the court to protect both you and your children. We can also assist you with the practical issues by putting you in touch with the right professionals that can assist you with housing, claiming benefits and emotional support.

NEVER risk yours or your children’s safety. If you are at ANY risk then call 999 in an emergency for police assistance.

How much will legal assistance with domestic abuse or violence cost?

If you are looking for advice or assistance regarding domestic abuse or violence, we offer a free 30-minute initial consultation with no obligation. During this meeting we will discuss our service and wherever possible, we will offer a fixed fee so that you know exactly what your costs will be from the outset.

Click here to arrange your free 30-minute consultation, or call our Alton office on 01420 544273 or our Chichester office on 01243 850860.

Important
If you believe you can’t afford legal help please do not risk your safety by not contacting us. Please do call or e-mail us and we will discuss a discretionary reduced fee if you are on a low income and we will consider entering into a payment plan if this is a more affordable option.