Domestic Abuse

We are leading family law and domestic abuse solicitors, based in Exeter and delivering services across Devon. If you are facing violent or abusive behaviour from a partner, ex-partner or family member, our highly experienced domestic abuse lawyers can help. We are also providers of legal aid for domestic abuse cases and can advise whether you are eligible.

  • Have you been assaulted?
  • Are you scared for your safety and the safety of your children?
  • Are you afraid of somebody?
  • Are you afraid to go home?
  • Have you been threatened?
  • Is somebody controlling your money?
  • Do you feel vulnerable?
  • Are you worried that you might be in an abusive relationship?
  • Do you need to secure your home?

Domestic abuse does not have to be physical or sexual; it can also include financial, emotional and psychological abuse, coercive control, harassment and stalking. Contact us to discuss your case in complete confidentiality with a specialist domestic abuse lawyer.

Our experienced domestic abuse solicitors will first help you to take steps to protect yourself and your children. We can then work towards securing your home and finances. Your safety will be our priority at all times.

A named member of our family law team will deal with your case throughout. You will be given clear and focused advice, including guidance about your position and how much the case will cost, where relevant. Legal aid for domestic abuse cases is available, subject to financial eligibility.

We will keep you fully informed about each stage and any outcomes. Special arrangements can be made for personal meetings and other communication.

Depending on circumstances, we can advise you on taking urgent steps to keep yourself and your children safe. In particular we can discuss applications for non-molestation orders and occupation orders. We can also refer you to local support services.

Please direct any initial enquiries to Mark Fairchild, Family Team Administrator.

Further support in Devon is available through the Devon Domestic Abuse Service provided by Splitz.

Very responsive to my requests, professional & personable. Everybody I dealt with was lovely, understanding and supportive. Thank You.

What is Domestic Abuse?

Protecting Yourself and Your Children

Protecting Your Home and Your Assets

The Team
Amy Jeffery
Amy Jeffery

Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Anita Laws
Anita Laws

Chartered Legal Executive

Heidi Davey
Heidi Davey

Chartered Legal Executive

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