Domestic Abuse Act 2021 – an update

Recorded on: 10/04/2024

The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 has been in place for almost three years. It touches on all aspects of family law practice and is relevant to practitioners whether you advise on divorce, finance, or child law matters.

Various sections have already been implemented and with further changes due to come into force, now is the ideal time to update your knowledge.

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Domestic Abuse Act 2021 – key provisions
  • Statutory definition of domestic abuse – how does this work in practice?
  • Cross-examination – position with Qualified Legal Representatives
  • Special measures and participation directions – why this is so essential
  • Domestic Abuse Protection Notices and Orders – what provisions are there for how matters will change going forward?
  • Impact of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 to the way in which non-molestation and occupation orders are run
  • Electronic monitoring – how will this change things?
  • Economic abuse – application in children and injunction proceedings
  • Criminal offences linked to domestic abuse, including non-fatal strangulation and suffocation, disclosure of intimate photographs, and offences committed outside the UK
  • Disclosure by the police
  • Mandatory polygraph examinations


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Non members:  £175.00

Sole practitioner:  £88.00

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