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Revenge Porn Is A Criminal Offence - Dont Suffer In Silence

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Is your ex partner or someone you know threatening to reveal intimate photos or videos of you or disclose personal information either online or to your friends, family or employer?

Mobile phones now make it very easy to upload photos and personal information onto the internet and social media platforms. It can be shared virally at lightening speed.

In many cases, people are too scared to end a relationship in case their partner reveals intimate photos or videos and personal information about them. Even if the information is not shared it is often simply the fear of it happening and something that an ex partner may hold over them that causes distress.  Once information is published and shared the damage and embarrassment to you and your family and friends is irreparable and could even affect your work.

If you are the victim of such threats then you need to take action to prevent it happening.

Making threats like this has been termed in the media as ‘Revenge Porn’ because some photos that have been shared have been extremely intimate and private.

 It is actually a form of Domestic Violence.   

Domestic Violence comes in many forms e.g. verbal abuse, aggression, intimidation, threats, emotional abuse, financial control and bombarding you with phone calls & messages although this list is not exclusive.  It is a common mistake to think that there needs to be violence and that you need to be physically assaulted before it is classed as Domestic Violence – it doesn’t and it can and often does continue well after the relationship has ended and abusers and victims can be male or female.

Your Ex could be harassing you by following you around or continuing to contact you directly or via third parties.  Maybe you are getting threats from an Ex about your children e.g. threatening to report you for being an unfit parent, threatening to apply for “full custody” as is often the case or even just being too demanding and controlling when they see the children. This is a form of Domestic Violence.  You may feel that an injunction is a little too drastic and that a warning letter from us first before court action could assist.

Obtaining an injunction, or Non Molestation Order to use its correct legal term, is a straight forward procedure which we guide you through and explain every step in a manner that you will easily understand without the legal jargon.   We can take care of everything from preparing the paperwork to representing you in court.   We can provide a free no obligation assessment to see if you have grounds for an injunction and whether or not you qualify for legal aid. Even if you are working you could still qualify for legal aid and we can do a free assessment so you know exactly how much it will cost you (probably less than you think) if anything.

Get in touch with our Specialist Domestic Violence Team – don’t suffer in silence.

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