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Domestic Abuse: What Legal Aid is available?

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In the UK 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men experience domestic abuse in their lifetime. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Family Law Solicitors explain what legal aid is available. Statistics are shocking; 2 women are murdered each week and 30 men per...

Can My New Partner Play A Role In My Childs Life?

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The team at Tilly Bailey & Irvine often get asked whether new partners can play more of a role within a child’s life. The starting point usually is to find out whether the child’s biological father has parental responsibility. Biological...

Is Legal Aid Still Available?

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Many people think that Legal Aid is no longer available apart for criminal cases. Whilst it has been restricted considerably over recent years, Legal Aid is actually still available to some people especially in the area of divorce linked with...

What Is Domestic Abuse?

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Domestic abuse covers a large number of behaviours including physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, emotional abuse and psychological abuse.It is estimated that in this country alone there is 4.9 million females who are victims of domestic abuse and...

Can Social Services Take My Child?

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Decisions as to where a child should live and which parent they should be cared for are made by people who have Parental Responsibility. Most commonly this is the child’s parents. If the Local Authority also...

Can Parental Responsibility Be Restricted?

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Parental Responsibility is defined in law as ‘all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent has in relation to the child and the administration of his or her property’. In practical terms this means that a...