The Serious Crimes Act was amended in 2015 in relation to domestic abuse incidents, to include the registering of coercive control in an intimate or family relationship as a criminal offence; but what is ‘coercive control’?
RHelen Thewlis from our Family department looks at recently revealed statistics that have shown that the amount of parents being subjected to domestic abuse by their own children has doubled in the last three years.
Claire Rutter from our family department discusses the recent report that has found that victims of domestic abuse in rural areas are half as likely as those in urban areas to seek help and report their abuse.
When considering a fair outcome regarding finances on divorce, no assets are completely safe and secure from potential division with a former spouse. Claire Rutter from the family team discusses what will happen to your bonus on divorce.