Webinars by Practice Area
Domestic Abuse – Law and Practice for Family Practitioners
Recorded on: 21/01/2021
Many family practitioners will need to deal with domestic abuse cases swiftly and completely, often within a very short period of time, and it is essential for lawyers to understand the key principles so that they can obtain orders and defend in a timely fashion. Sometimes, there may be a need to consider protection in the cases of non-associated persons.
Are you familiar with Stalking Protection Orders from 2020, and the use of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997?
This webinar will cover the existing law on domestic abuse, as well as a consideration of some of the key changes that are due to implemented by the Domestic Abuse Bill of 2020.
There will be a particular focus on following areas:
- Running cases under the Family Law Act 1996
- Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders
- Drafting Orders: use of standard forms
- Enforcement: civil penalties
- Criminal sanctions
- Injunctions and children cases
- Domestic abuse and contact issues
- Protection from Harassment Act 1997: key aspects
- Stalking Protection Orders
- Forced marriage cases
- Domestic Abuse Bill 2020
- Case law developments