Protection under the Family Law Act 1996: occupation orders

There are some national domestic abuse organizations which are really useful resources for you and your clients and are a good starting point to find more local resources:

For specialist provision for black, minority ethnic, and refugee clients, Rights of Women offers some excellent publications and an advice line:

Newham Asian Women’s Project also has some excellent resources:

In terms of provision, there are many gaps in provision for those seeking help. To look at the issues surrounding the provision of services try the ‘Map of the Gaps’ at