Domestic abuse is very common and is an under reported crime. Domestic abuse takes many forms including behaviour that is –
Both men and women can experience such behaviour and many children are silent witnesses; leading to long lasting emotional harm. Often victims feel suffocated and unable to turn to anyone for help. No one should suffer at the hands of an abusive partner.
Our Family Team are here to help anyone who is experiencing domestic violence and we encourage those who are living in fear to come forward. Everyone has a right to feel safe in their own home. Our experienced Family Law Team can help you put a stop to the abuse. We can assist you from our offices in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypool in South Wales. Also we have adapted all of our systems and invested in technology to enable us to assist you remotely – we can take instructions from you by video call or telephone; you can sign forms or letters digitally; we can even verify ID remotely.
We offer the following legal support and services to help people who are experiencing difficulties in their relationships:
We offer a 30-minute free consultation to discuss things further and to provide advice and support to victims. Victims of domestic abuse may also be eligible for Legal Aid, provided they meet the eligibility criteria, which will then help cover some or all legal costs. Everything discussed at these consultations will be kept entirely confidential. So, there is no need to suffer in silence. Read our article to find out more here.
We offer a free 30-minute free consultations at our Domestic Violence Clinic.
Are you entitled to legal aid? Click here to find out.
If you are not eligible for Legal Aid, we offer a fixed fee initial consultation known as ‘Blueprint’.
At Watkins & Gunn we want to offer something of real value; something that provides you with the tailored advice and information you need to be able to plan your next steps and your future; your ’Blueprint’. For more information about this service, click here.
Following your ‘Blueprint’ consultation, we have a competitive costs structure and flexible payment options which we will clearly explain to you from the start and at regular stages throughout your case. We also have a range of fixed price options in appropriate cases, including unbundled (clear and separate) services for discreet pieces of work.
Contact us today to see how we can help you.
If you are in immediate danger, please contact 999.