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  1. Using coercive control as a reason for divorce – by Joanne Aggett of WBW Solicitors

    Coercive control hit the headlines recently when Sally Challen won a landmark appeal which saw her murder conviction quashed and a retrial ordered after the court accepted evidence that she killed her husband with a hammer after enduring decades of her spouse’s ‘coercive and controlling behaviour’. Joanne Aggett, Family Associate at WBW Solicitors, explains what…

  2. The dark side of society no-one wants to discuss

    1.4 million Women suffered some form of domestic abuse last year in the UK according to statistics released by the ONS. The most common types of intimate violence were non-sexual partner abuse (22%), stalking (21%) and sexual assault (20%). The ONS data also reveals a hidden link between poverty and domestic abuse, with women living…