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Duncan Lewis:Campaign16 Days Against Domestic Violence: Abuse within Ethnic Communities (12 December 2016)

 

Domestic abuse affects victims from all ethnic backgrounds, with no indicators that victims from certain cultural communities are at a higher risk. However, the type of abuse that might be experienced may differ between cultures. In some ethnic communities, abuse may be committed by extended family members, parents or parents-in-law and forced marriages may occur. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Campaign16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence: Men and the LGBTQ Community (12 December 2016)

 

Domestic violence can be difficult to identify, especially for the person experiencing it. People often assume that domestic violence has to be physical violence, but the reality is that domestic abuse is much more of an appropriate term. Domestic abuse is a pattern of behaviour characterised by the exercise of control by one person over another within the context of an intimate or family relationship. This type of control can come in many forms and can be emotional, financial and sexual in nature. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Campaign16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence: Children Living in a Home with Domestic Violence (7 December 2016)

 

If you are experiencing any form of domestic abuse, do not suffer in silence. Please call our dedicated and confidential domestic violence helpline on 0800 689 3275 and speak to one of our specialised Domestic Abuse Solicitors today. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Campaign16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence in Young Couples (7 December 2016)

 

If you are experiencing any form of domestic abuse, do not suffer in silence. Please call our dedicated and confidential domestic violence helpline on 0800 689 3275 and speak to one of our specialised Domestic Abuse Solicitors today.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Campaign16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence: Legal Aid (5 December 2016)

 

Further to the implementation of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Act 2012 on the 1 April 2013 substantial cuts were made to the provision of Legal Aid in family law matters.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Campaign16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence: Speak Up! (2 December 2016)

 

If you are experiencing any form of domestic abuse, do not suffer in silence. Please call our dedicated and confidential domestic violence helpline on 0800 689 3275 and speak to one of our specialised Domestic Abuse Solicitors today.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CampaignWhat is Domestic Abuse? (25 November 2016)

 

Domestic violence is not limited to any race, ethnic or religious group. It does not discriminate on gender, sexuality, disability or lifestyle.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CampaignDuncan Lewis Solicitors Launch Give Children a Voice: Domestic Violence Campaign 2016 (3 October 2016)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ launches their Give Children a Voice Campaign and a powerful video, Charlie’s Weekend, which aims to raise awareness of domestic violence, help break the silence of the children affected by domestic abuse and let survivors know that Legal Aid is available for most domestic violence cases.. Read more...