With positive arrest policies and designated domestic violence Courts, what starts as a minor argument can quickly develop into something which has long-lasting and far-reaching consequences for couples and families.
Common offences we deal with on a daily basis, locally in Norfolk and East Anglia, and nationally, include:
Legal Aid is likely to be available subject to means but many of our clients choose to instruct us privately because of our success rate in achieving acquittals and resisting applications of Restraining Orders.
The Prosecution may well decide to continue to pursue a case even though the 'victim' is no longer supportive. Bail conditions imposed by the Police and Courts are likely to cause considerable disruption so the sooner we are involved the better.