Introduction to Domestic Abuse Law
Introduction to Domestic Abuse Law:
This course is designed to introduce delegates to the law governing domestic abuse in England and Wales. Specifically it will cover the definition of domestic abuse as set out in the new Domestic Abuse Act 2021, as well as going over the civil orders (non-molestation and occupation) that are available under Part IV of the Family Law Act 1996. Venetia will also take time to consider the practical aspects of applying for these protective orders and look at the interaction between domestic abuse and child arrangements. The course is 2 hours and includes a case study and wider case discussion to help provide context to this area of law.