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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence occurs in all walks of life and should not be tolerated.  At Terrells we can assist you on an emergency basis where appropriate.

We can advise and assist in relation to the following:-

  • An application for a Non-Molestation Order
  • An application for an Occupation Order
  • An application for a Protection from Harassment Order
  • An application for Committal where someone has breached an Undertaking
  • A harassment warning letter

For more information about applying for a Non-Molestation Order and Occupation Order, please click on the following link: Non-Molestation Order and Occupation Order

Harassment

If you are suffering from harassment from any person and this is causing you distress, we can help.  The options available are as follows:-

Option A
£200.00 plus VAT – this will include the following:-

  • Initial advice appointment
  • Drafting a harassment warning letter and sending this to the relevant person
  • Advising you of the options available to you if you continue to experience problems

If the matter is not resolved by correspondence, then consideration should be given to making an application to the Court.

Option B
To issue an application for a Non-Molestation Order on an ex-parte (without notice basis), we can assist you for £1,750.00 plus VAT – this will include the following:-

  • Initial advice appointment
  • Advice in relation to the Court process and considerations of the Court
  • Drafting the application and Statement
  • Attending Court to issue the application
  • Representation at the initial Court Hearing
  • Providing you with advice after the initial Court Hearing
  • Arranging collection of the papers
  • Instructing a Process Server to personally serve the Respondent
  • Representation at the Return Hearing

There will be additional costs if the matter is set down for a further hearing/contested hearing.  The fixed fee does not include gathering independent evidence or representation at that hearing.

Option C
To issue an application for a Non-Molestation Order and/or Occupation Order or a Protection from Harassment Order on an on notice basis, we can assist you for £1,250.00 plus VAT – this will include the following:-

  • Initial advice appointment
  • Advice in relation to the Court process and considerations of the Court
  • Drafting the application and Statement
  • Issuing the application
  • Instructing a Process Server to personally serve the Respondent
  • Representation at the First Court Hearing

There will be additional costs if the matter is set down for a further hearing/contested hearing.  The fixed fee does not include gathering independent evidence or representation at that hearing.

Option D
If you have been served with an application for a Non-Molestation and/or Occupation Order, then we can assist for £500.00 plus VAT – this will include the following:-

  • Initial advice appointment
  • Representation at the Initial or Return Hearing
  • Providing you with advice following the outcome of that hearing

There will be additional costs if the matter is set down for a further hearing/contested hearing.  The fixed fee does not include gathering independent evidence or representation at that hearing.

Eligibility Guidelines

There should be no international aspects to your case

The fixed fee price structure will be offered on a case by case basis.  Therefore if we do not consider that you case is suitable for the fixed fee structure, we will advise you within 14 days from instruction.

The fixed fee structure does not include the following:-

  • Court fee
  • Travel costs
  • Process Server fee
  • Experts fees/Interpreter fee
  • Costs Orders

Please contact Lucy Terrell or Melanie Stafford for further information or to book an appointment.