Are you trying to manage court without legal representation?
If yes, you are a ’Litigant in Person’
Our Litigants in Person service exists to help people who are not eligible for legal aid but have experienced domestic abuse to secure the court orders needed to provide protection for themselves and their children or to obtain financial orders.
You can get help from this service if:
Our specialist advisers can assist you through the court processes relating to civil injunctions (non-molestation orders and occupation orders), transfer of tenancy orders under the Family Law Act, divorce proceedings including financial orders and child arrangement orders.
If you are a survivor of domestic abuse and need advice or assistance with an issue involving your abuser/perpetrator e.g. divorce (including financial remedies), child arrangements, tenancy non-molestation order, occupation order or housing related, and you have been unable to get Legal Aid, please get in touch. Call: 01823 448971 or complete an advice form.
If you’re a local organisation working with people who have experienced domestic abuse and need help to navigate court processes, but have no eligibility for Legal Aid you can refer directly using our secure online referral form if you have your client’s consent.