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I'm in an abusive relationship and can't afford to pay for

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I'm in an abusive relationship and can't afford to pay for this service.
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: London, UK.
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: Found out I can get a non molestation order. That doesn't help. It's primarily financial and emotional control.
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Mother of three children aged 7, 11, 15. Father spanish national resident in Qatar. Mother British national. Children British nationals. Live in rented property.

Hello, my name is Marcus.

If you are / were in an abusive relationship you may well be entitled to Legal Aid.

Have you approached any local solicitors about this?

Thank you.

Marcus

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
If you have any contacts that would be great. To my understanding there is no legal aid available in the UK now.

Hello,

Legal aid is available if you have been a victim of domestic abuse.

What is your postcode?

Thank you.

Marcus

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I live in south London, Lewisham. SE23 3SF. Thank you very much Marcus.

Hello, I am sorry for the delay in responding.

Anyway, below are links for 3 firms close to you who offer legal aid.

Let me know how you get on.

https://glazerdelmar.com/
http://www.ganssolicitors.com/
http://www.apexsolicitors.co.uk/

Thank you.

Marcus.

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Customer: replied 1 day ago.
Hi Marcus,
I haven't rated you or written to you earlier as I have been busy contacting the solicitors you gave me above.
For your information none of them provide Legal Aid. It seems to me that you need to have called the police and possess a non-molestation court order in order to even consider getting Legal Aid in the UK in 2019.

Hello,

All of the solicitors offer Legal Aid according to the Law Society website. I am sorry that you have not found that to be the case.

You certainly do not need to have obtained a non molestation order to get Legal Aid.

If the firms would have advised if they offered legal aid is that they would have needed a template letter from either a GP or domestic abuse organisation such a Splitz supporting the need for you needing legal aid.

I could carry on looking for a firm that offers Legal Aid.

Thank you.

Marcus.