Not all relationships are healthy. Ending an unhealthy relationship requires sensitive and well considered legal advice.

We are experienced in handling these situations.

If you have been affected by domestic abuse (including domestic violence), our experienced family lawyers in Jersey can advise you of your legal options.

Domestic abuse can include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Coercive control (a pattern of intimidation, degradation, isolation and control with the use or threat of physical or sexual violence);
  • Psychological and/or emotional abuse;
  • Physical or sexual abuse;
  • Financial or economic abuse;
  • Harassment and stalking; and/or
  • Online or digital abuse.

If you require protection from an abusive partner, injunction proceedings can be issued quickly, depending on the circumstances of your case, to provide you with the protection of the Court.

Jersey law protects the most vulnerable people in society, at Confidante (Family Law), we will act in those circumstances to either protect you or to advise you if an allegation of domestic abuse is made against you.

Why Confidante?

We know how emotionally and legally challenging family legal matters can be. At Confidante, we’re here to guide you through these difficult times.

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Hi! I’m Advocate Carly James, a family law specialist in Jersey.

I know how daunting it can be to talk to a family / divorce lawyer and potentially commence a legal process relating to divorce, separation or your children.

If you would like to hear a little more about who we are, whether we would be a good match for you or when we can get started, get in touch and let’s start the conversation.

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