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 Helen Thewlis
  August 19, 2020
During the first 7 weeks of lockdown in the UK, the police took one call every 30 seconds relating to domestic abuse. The charity Refuge reported a 700% increase in calls to its helpline in a single day. The UN has described the global spike in domestic abuse as a “shadow pandemic” alongside Covid-19.
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 Natalie Marrison
  July 22, 2020
​The review on Legal Aid has restarted following a pause induced by the impact of COVID-19. Justice Minister, Alex Chalk, informed the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid that the review has re-commenced with a plan to publish findings in Spring 2021.
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 Helen Thewlis
  July 2, 2020
​​Helen Thewlis, Head of Family at Ramsdens has featured in the Aviva Magazine with other experts discussing how to have a stress-free and fair split.​
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 Helen Thewlis
  June 26, 2020
Survivors of domestic abuse and their children will receive greater protections after the government announced on 25 June 2020 an overhaul of how the family courts deal with the horrific crime.
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 Helen Thewlis
  June 19, 2020
​Couples seeking a no-fault divorce will have to wait until autumn 2021 despite the new divorce process being approved, subject to some minor amendments before it becomes law to allow time for careful implementation.
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 Helen Thewlis
  June 9, 2020
​For more than 30 years, there have been campaigns for no-fault divorce, a reform that will make divorce not easier, but kinder. MPs have voted today (9 June 2020) in favour of the latest stage of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill which, when passed, will finally end the requirement for couples to assign fault in order to be granted a divorce.
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 Claire Rutter
  April 24, 2020
In circumstances where a couple are unmarried and have jointly owned property they may be living separately whether voluntarily or having been excluded from the property by their partner.
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 Helen Thewlis
  April 16, 2020
​The Home Secretary, Priti Patel has launched a new campaign. This is to help domestic abuse victims in the current lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
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