Recession Is Blamed As UK Domestic Violence Soars By 35% In A Year.

Domestic violence has increased due to the recession which has placed families under pressure and difficulties. Families are enduring difficult times with job losses, financial problems which are leading to stress.

More than 2 million incidents involving violence were reported in the UK last year. The Attorney General’s office has disclosed that on average 1 woman is killed every 2 to 3 days in the UK.  Officials who have compiled the statistics have said that three quarters of all domestic violence incidents involved repeat victims.

It is with regret that too many adults and children and not receiving the support they require.

For a free consultation and domestic violence advice or in relation to any family law problems, please call the family Solicitors at Forbes on freephone 0800 037 4628 or contact us by email today.

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Gill Carr

About Gill Carr

Gill Carr is an Associate Solicitor within the Family department at Forbes Solicitors. Gill’s blogs cover his specialisms of child protection, acting for both parents and children together with family members. Gill also advises and comments upon forced marriage, divorce, separation, child arrangements and financial matters. Gill writes about current legislation and case law relating to family law.
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