Abuse & Violence
Abuse and violence, or the threat of either in any situation, can happen to anyone regardless of sex, age, or race. While domestic violence or abuse, or child abuse, can relate to an isolated incident or many separate incidents over a period of time, the far-reaching consequences have a severe impact on adults and children alike. Physical assaults and premeditated violence can also be traumatic and overwhelming experiences for everyone involved.
If you’ve been accused of, or are facing charges of committing any abuse or violence against another person or child, or you’re a victim of any type of abuse or violence, we’re here to talk about your case in complete confidence whenever you need us. For the best in legal help, advice, and representation, contact MJR Solicitors today - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our expert team have the experience you need to help and advise you in such sensitive cases as domestic or child abuse, and can act quickly to protect you or your children, or defend you against any allegations. We also provide proactive legal advice on violent crime, assault and abuse, and in all cases will help you throughout the entire legal process.
Child abuse, whether sexual, physical, or psychological, has serious and long-term consequences for all those affected. If you’ve suffered any form of abuse as a child however long ago the incidents took place and feel now is the right time to take legal action, or you’ve been accused of any form of abuse, historical or otherwise, our specialist lawyers are available now to provide confidential legal advice.
As a wide-ranging term covering multiple crimes, violent offences will vary in seriousness and magnitude. However, anyone facing charges, being accused of, or suffering from violent offences will be deeply affected by the outcome.
Our legal team will work with you to fully understand your side of the story, give you sound legal advice, and defend you on any violent offence charge or allegation. We know how stressful criminal proceedings can be, so whatever the offence, we’ll move quickly to prepare both you and your case thoroughly before the case comes to court.
Domestic violence is classified as threatening behaviour, violence, or abuse, either sexual, physical, emotional, or psychological, between adults who are in a relationship or are family members, ignoring gender or sexuality.
These cases are complex, sensitive and emotionally-charged, but rarely straightforward. Being accused of domestic violence can be alarming and frightening, but our specialist lawyers are available now to help you, and prepare for a positive outcome.
Assault & Battery
Assault and battery are two distinct charges, often bound together. An assault is committed when a person intentionally threatens someone with the intention to carry it out. Battery is committed when someone deliberately uses unlawful force to someone else. If you’re facing charges or accusations like this, MJR Solicitors has the legal expertise to make sure you have the best legal counsel for a fair and balanced hearing before it’s too late.
Actual Bodily Harm (ABH), as the name suggests, is a crime where actual bodily harm has been caused recklessly, but without a lack of intent to cause injury, usually amounting to extensive cuts and bruises from a fight. With extensive experience of working on ABH cases, contacting MJR Solicitors quickly will give you the best chance of a successful outcome.
A more serious crime than ABH, Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH) is assault where there is premeditated intent, and injuries are seen to cause serious damage to the victim’s health. This can be either physical or biological, or even mental through fear and anxiety after the incident. If you’re being charged or accused of GBH, contact MJR Solicitors now. We’ve got the experience and expertise you need to help.
Using Coercive or Controlling Behaviour
Using coercive, persuasive, or controlling behaviour is a new law intended, for the most part, for existing couples. Limiting someone's access to friends, family, or money, monitoring their time, or imposing rules which humiliate or shame them all fall into this category. If you’re being accused of anything like this, you need to act quickly. MJR Solicitors can give you a voice to set the record straight and avoid reputational damage.
Laws relating to the licensing and ownership of firearms, or their use for criminal behaviour criminal can be complicated and serious. Firearms offences including illegal possession, criminal use, or illegal conversion of a firearm can carry substantial sentences. It’s crucial to get specialist legal advice as quickly as possible if you’re facing any charges like this and MJR Solicitors are ready to step in.
Threatening Behaviour and Affray
Both threatening behaviour and affray are among several incidents filed under Public Order Offences. The using of threatening, abusive words or behaviour likely to cause offence or distress, or being involved in public fighting or rioting that will cause panic and fear all come under this jurisdiction. If you’re being accused or investigated for any type of Public Order Offence, the quicker you get our expert legal advice to limit any charge against you.
It’s never too late to get expert legal advice and immediate representation for any abuse or violent offence charges, but acting quickly will give you the best chance of success. Contact MJR Solicitors NOW! Get in touch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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