Domestic Violence Solicitors in Blackpool
If you are a victim of domestic violence then it is possible that you may be eligible for legal aid.
Please contact our family department who will be able to assist in assessing whether you qualify.
If you are a victim of domestic violence then you may be able to obtain one of the following orders:
1. A non-molestation order. This order protects you or a child from being harmed or threatened by the person who has abused you.
2. Occupation order. This order sets out who can live in the family home or enter the surrounding area.
If you are not eligible for legal aid then we offer fixed fees.
Initially - our fixed fee is £250.00 inclusive of VAT
- Initial meeting to take your instructions and discuss your case with you.
- Drafting warning letter to be sent to the person perpetrating the domestic violence.
In the majority of cases a warning letter has the desired effect, however in circumstances where the abuse continues we offer the following fixed fees:
Application for a non-molestation order/occupation order
Our fixed fee is £600.00 inclusive of VAT (not including disbursements e.g. court fees, process server's fees)
- Preparation of the court application and the steps prior to, but not including, the first court hearing.
- An initial appointment in person or by telephone, to obtain your instructions.
- Drafting the court application.
- Serving the court application on the respondent.
- providing general advice in relation to the first court hearing.
What's not included:
- Attendance at the court hearing.
- Court fees or disbursements.
- The cost of a process server to serve the court papers.
Our fixed fee for court hearings:
- A hearing up to half a day is £480.00 including VAT.
- A hearing for the full day is £960.00 including VAT.
- Preparing the court bundles if you are the applicant.
- Preparing and considering your file prior to the hearing.
- Attendance at the hearing to include discussions with you and the other parties.
- Drafting of the court order if you are the applicant.
- Sending you all the court documents after the hearing.
What's not included:
- commissioning any expert reports.
- Commissioning any police disclosure.
- Work which you may need to undertake between the first hearing and any subsequent hearing.
- Any court fees.
- Any process server's fees.
- Any complex matters which include greater preparation and research.
Please contact our family department on 01253 626793 Option 2.