Are you looking to get a non-molestation order in the UK? You should speak to a barrister. Get legal advice from a law firm in the United Kingdom. The study of the law requires level-headedness and impartiality. If one mixes emotions, it’s easy for his prejudice to cloud his judgment.
But you see, not all aspects of the law only require pragmatic, matter-of-fact kind of behaviour. When a lawyer deals with kids and victims of abuse, they need to learn how to balance their heads with their hearts. They need logic and reasoning to fight their client’s oppressors in court, but they should also have the compassion and empathy to deal with their client’s pain and trauma.
Say, for instance, you and you’re five-year-old daughter lives with your boyfriend and the latter has been harassing you non-stop when you told him you wanted to break up. You moved into your friend’s apartment, but even if you’re done, they keep on threatening you until you agree to move back with him.
Understand your circumstance’s totality
This situation won’t only make you want to vindicate your rights, but you also need someone who can understand your circumstance’s totality. Instead of having a lawyer who’s brilliant in litigation, you’ll be more comfortable with one who is careful and ethical.
They will gather testimonies and are also excellent in advancing your legal rights.
Seeking ‘redress for grievance’ is not just the lawyer’s role in securing a non-molestation order. They should also ensure their client’s physical safety by securing an injunctive order prohibiting an abuser from doing anything that could cause trauma or injury to the former.
If you’re not sure whether or not you need to seek the expertise of a Care Proceeding Solicitor, check out these ways on how else they could help you in securing a non-molestation order.
Non-molestation order UK application
Though you can apply online without the aid or assistance of a care proceeding specialist, if you’re statement isn’t satisfactory, there’s a greater chance that the petition can be dismissed.
With the help of a specialist, you can draft an application sufficient in substance and form.
Therefore increasing your chances of having a favourable decision. Your lawyer can also advise you whether the circumstances alleging abuse and threat are enough to satisfy the requisites set by law.
And if there’s immediate danger involved, your lawyer can also advise and assist you in filing a complaint with the police. Aside from that, they can also help you in filing an emergency order ‘ex-parte.’
Sending Non-Molestation Order Notice To The Other Side
Applicants without a lawyer end up serving the notice themselves — an act that counters the injunction’s purpose. While serving the notice, they might get in trouble with his aggressive and violent abuser. This won’t happen if you have a care proceeding specialist or Solicitor working with you.
They will be arranging the service of notice to the person named in the non-molestation order. Aside from this, your lawyer will also be the one to receive a copy of the Notice of Proceedings issued by the court. Because you have a legal representative, you won’t miss out on any matter related to your case.
Ensure that the order is enforced
Once the order is issued, your lawyer will also ensure that the injunction’s subject gets a copy of the order. They will make sure the subject adheres to the same. If the case was ruled against you, your lawyer might appeal the same.
They might cite instances like grave abuse of discretion to reopen the case.
Unless you decide to stop, your lawyer will exhaust all remedies available to you. They will try to enforce your rights and prevent ‘an evil’ from happening.
In between these phases of the case, you and your lawyer will work as a team. Together you will bring justice to what has been done to you and prevent further abuse from happening.
A lawyer with a mind of a litigator and the heart of a protector. That is the perfect ally any victim could ask for. If you need a non-molestation order in the UK, reach out to us today.
Author: Alistair Vigier, CEO of ClearWay Law