Domestic Abuse

Our Family team has extensive experience of domestic abuse within the context of our divorce and separation work, and in our private law children work.

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Caroline Keeley
Partner and Head of Family Law

What is Domestic Abuse?

Domestic abuse is not limited to physical violence. It can also include, but is not restricted to:

  • Coercive control and ‘gaslighting’ (gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation, in which a person may cause another person to doubt themselves, question their own memory, or judgement, resulting in significant changes in the targeted individual, such as low self-esteem).
  • Economic abuse
  • Online abuse
  • Verbal abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Sexual abuse

How we can help you

If you are experiencing violence, harassment or emotional abuse from a partner, ex-partner or other family members, we can help you to apply for a court order to protect you.

At TWM, you can talk to one of our specialist solicitors in complete confidence. Our Family Law team has extensive experience of these issues within the context of our divorce and separation work, and in our private law children work.

To speak to a member of our Family Law team, please call us in confidence on 0330 555 0440 or email us at

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