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Legal support services

 

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The Law Society

Can assist with providing local solicitors based on a postcode search or call the general enquires line

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Tel: 020 7242 1222

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

Provides free, confidential and impartial advice for communities in Tower Hamlets on issues affecting people's lives. You can phone or call in to the office.

Address: 

32 Greatorex Street, London, E1 5NP

Monday to Friday, 10am to  4pm

Tel: 020 3855 4472

Text 'Help' to 07860041410

Email: advice@eastendcab.org.uk

National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV)

Provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.

The service allows anyone to apply for an injunction within 24 hours of first contact (in most circumstances). They work in close partnership with the police, local firms of solicitors and other support agencies to help survivors obtain speedy protection.

24 hour

Tel: 0800 970 2070

Text: NCDV to 60777 and they will call back

Email: office@ncdv.org.uk

Rights of Women

A dedicated advice line to women in London. As part of the Ascent Project they can advise women affected by domestic and sexual violence on; injunctions such as non-molestation orders and occupation orders, divorce and finances on relationship breakdown, parental responsibility and arrangements for children and lesbian parenting.

They can be contacted for initial advice or at various stages of legal cases and can be called whether client has a solicitor or not.

Tel: 020 7251 6577

Email: info@row.org.uk

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VAWG service directory

You can find lots of other useful services on the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) service directory homepage.