Protecting a Mother and children from abuse

Marie represented the Mother in a fact-finding hearing in relation to her allegations of domestic abuse towards her and the children by the Father. There were also allegations of drug and alcohol abuse by the Father, and hair strand testing had confirmed this was an issue.

The case was heard by a Circuit Judge and all the allegations were found proved. The Court ordered the Father to complete the Domestic Violence Perpetrator’s Programme and undertake further hair strand testing and the matter was listed for a Dispute Resolution Appointment.