Articles: civil law
It is now a criminal offence to breach a non-molestation order without a reasonable excuse for doing so. Find out what happens if a non-molestaion order is breached.
How will the new sections of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 work? Find out about the advantages and disadvantages from Women's Aid point of view.
This article is about protection from domestic violence under civil law. It looks indepth at a range of issues, and is adapted from the book, 'Making an impact: Children and Domestic Violence - a Reader'.
The Sentencing Guidelines Council invited a response to its Draft Guidance on Breach of a Protective Order. View the Women's Aid response.
Women's Aid welcomes the intention to devote resources to supporting victims both through the criminal justice system and more widely, and to bringing offenders to justice. View the consultation response to the Home Office consultation paper.