Marie represented a client who had left his partner (with whom he has no children). She had made allegations of violence against him (which he strongly denied), and obtained an ex parte non-molestation order against him. At the return date, she did not attend, and orders were made to allow him to return to the … Continue reading
Cara acted for the Respondent in a non-molestation order return date. Her client wished for the application to be withdrawn or would offer undertakings on a no findings, no admissions basis. The Applicant did not attend, so undertakings could not be accepted. However, directions were listed for undertakings to be accepted, if agree, and as … Continue reading
Cara acted for the Applicant in an Application for a prohibited steps order. Contact arrangements were discussed but not agreed so the matter was listed for a final hearing in June.
Marie represented a Wife who was alleging aggressive and threatening behaviour by her Husband, from whom she had just separated. The Police were involved, and he had left the home after an incident to which the Police were called. However, the Husband then sought to return to the home and broke in, which led to … Continue reading
Marie represented the Mother in an application for a non-molestation injunction due to domestic abuse, which she successfully obtained. She also agreed an interim child arrangements order with her ex-partner in relation to the children, as he had issued an application for a child arrangements order. A third party was to do handovers, however the … Continue reading
Melanie represented a wife who had been subject to mental and physical abuse from her husband for the entirety of their 40 year marriage and had only recently found the strength to leave. The couple had children and grandchildren together and both parties were in ill-health. Melanie was able to help her vulnerable client through … Continue reading
Lavinia represented the Respondent, the Applicant’s brother. The Applicant was seeking a non-molestation order. The case was complicated by the fact that both parties lived at their parent’s house. Therefore it was manifestly unfair to exclude the Respondent from entering the property where the Applicant resides, as this was also the Respondent’s home address. Lavinia … Continue reading
Marie represented grandparents as interveners in care proceedings. After assessment, and with the support of the parents who were unable to care for the children, Marie was successful in having their grandchildren placed with her clients, with a Special Guardianship order being made in their favour.
Marie represented a father who had the care of the couple’s children in an application for a non-molestation injunction and occupation order against the mother. Following a contested hearing, the orders were eventually made for the mother to leave the home and the father to remain there with the children.
Marie acted for an elderly woman to obtain a non-molestation injunction against her son, who lived in her home and was being abusive to her. The orders were made by the Court, forcing him to leave the home with immediate effect.
Marie represented a woman in an application for a non-molestation injunction and occupation order against her former partner, following allegations of violence. There were children involved, also alleged to be at risk. The case additionally involved a fabricated allegation he had made to the Police about Marie’s client, which the Police did not treat as … Continue reading
Many Family law cases involve the need for a domestic violence injunction, and Philip has much experience of obtaining them, often in circumstances requiring swift action, to protect both male and female clients.
Preventing a husband from disposing of shares held abroad. This is a prime example of how injunctions can be used in financial remedy cases.
Philip acted for the father, successfully disputing the mother’s allegations of violence and child abuse and avoiding injunctions against his client.