How to deal with separating from a controlling and abusive partner

Hannah Field, Partner in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, family and children team.
Hannah Field
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In this series of podcasts, partner Hannah Field from our family law team and divorce consultant and coach Rhiannon Ford discuss the role of a divorce consultant and the benefits using a consultant can have when dealing  with a number of common problems and issues that might potentially disrupt a relationship or lead to divorce. View all podcasts in the current series.

In the second in the series Hannah and Rhiannon discuss the benefits of a solicitor and a divorce consultant working together when dealing with a client who is separating from a controlling and abusive partner.

In this podcast we cover:

  • Working with clients who have been in abusive relationships
  • Understanding the difficulties clients in abusive relationships can face and how best to provide support
  • How we can help empower them to have more control when they may feel they have lost all control
  • Managing feelings of being scared and frightened and resources that can help

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Hannah is a partner and head of the family law team in Kingston. She advises on a broad range of family law issues including divorce, matrimonial finances, cohabitation disputespre and post-nuptial agreements, domestic violence orders including non-molestation and occupation orders as well as private law disputes relating to children including leave to remove children from this jurisdiction.

Rhiannon is a former family lawyer turned divorce coach who regularly works with the family law team at Russell-Cooke when they are advising clients on their divorce. Visit her website here

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