If you are facing the nightmare of domestic abuse, we can help you escape it every step of the way.

 

We have an industry leading specialist team, led by director Rachel Horman-Brown, who enable victims of domestic abuse to receive expert advice that many clients have expressed has “saved their lives”. Domestic Abuse covers a broad range of behaviours including;

 

  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Violent or threatening behaviour
  • Controlling or coercive behaviour
  • Economic abuse
  • Psychological, emotional or other abuse.

Escaping Domestic Abuse

If you are the victim of Domestic Abuse, the priority is to ensure your safety and the most appropriate court orders are put in place as soon as possible. Our specialist Domestic Violence, Stalking and Forced Marriage department can provide you with advice on taking the first and most important steps.

For more information including guidance and helpful links, please visit our Domestic Abuse page

Once you are safe

Once a victim of Domestic Abuse is safe, we can then advise on further avenues which may be available.

These including bringing proceedings in the County Court or High Court against the perpetrator for compensation and / or, making a claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (“CICA”).

It is important to obtain advice as soon as possible to ensure any evidence can be preserved.

Our team work closely with all departments and experienced barristers to ensure we can handle your case from start to finish.

If you have suffered from Domestic Abuse and would like to discuss bringing a claim for Physical or Sexual Abuse, we can help.

Discover our full range of personal advice services here and see how Watson Ramsbottom Solicitors can help you.

Our Offices

We have twelve offices located throughout the UK. Click on the office below for further information, including contact details:

accrington blackburn barnoldswick bristol carlisle chorley clitheroe darwen delph great harwood lytham pontefract

Jonathan Leach

Director & Solicitor

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For an initial no obligation discussion to discuss matters, please request a call back or contact the head of our team Jonathan Leach on 01254 67 22 22.

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