At bto we have specialist criminal lawyers who work closely with the family law team to ensure that the complex interplay between criminal law and family law is considered when dealing with clients going through a relationship breakdown.
Tragically, we have experience of partners in the heat of divorce and relationship breakdown making unfounded allegations of domestic abuse or child cruelty against one another. Once an allegation is made the system in place is prescriptive and those accused often find themselves in a police cell for the first time. It is frightening and humiliating and the correct legal advice is essential that this time.
Our criminal law team have produced this blog to provide some practical advice:-
- Domestic abuse is to be reformed in Scotland – what happens if you find a false allegation being made against you?
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