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Legal aid change for domestic abuse victims 'long overdue'

Documents accepted as evidence of abuse also broadened.

Association of Police and Crime Commissioners Victims Lead, Dame Vera Baird

Association of Police and Crime Commissioners Victims Lead, Dame Vera Baird

Date - 12th January 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
Changes to evidence requirements in private family law disputes have come into effect with a time limit lift on abuse evidence. Additionally, the range of documents accepted as evidence of abuse has been widened to include statements from domestic...
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