This half-day course is designed to give any family lawyer an introduction to domestic abuse in family law. Whatever your level of experience, it will give you the tools you need to deal with both emergency proceedings and ongoing cases whether they are children or financial proceedings.
Topics covered include:
Domestic abuse definition and examples
Working with victims of domestic abuse
Injunctions: non-molestation orders (NMO) and occupation orders (OO) – the law, drafting and court proceedings
Enforcement of breaches of orders
Domestic abuse in private law children cases
Domestic abuse in financial remedy cases
Sally Challen case study
The course will conclude with a practical case study to test your knowledge of what you have learned during the day. As well as benefiting from the extensive experience of trainer Sarah Jane Lenihan of Stowe Family Law's London Victoria Office, you will receive useful materials to take away.