Publisher:Legal Action Group
Domestic Abuse and Housing
Description: Cover on the way
NOTE: Publishes October 2024 - print version available for pre-order
Domestic Abuse and Housing is a practical handbook to assist practitioners and advisers in navigating the complicated intersection of domestic abuse, family and housing law. It combines law and procedure with invaluable guidance on practice.
Covering all the areas of domestic abuse that are relevant to housing matters, including the relevant aspects of family law, this is an essential book for legal and non-legal practitioners and advisers working in housing or domestic abuse.
Contents include:
The Domestic Abuse Act; Legal aid; Refuge accommodation; The first meeting: practical issues and common problems; Migrants; Housing: injunctions, social and private rented housing, mortgaged properties; Homelessness and allocation; Local authority housing options and obligations; Family: property and housing rights, injunctions, occupation orders; Immediate protection and other family law remedies; Welfare benefits; International issues; The future; Useful resources.
Domestic abuse

About the author

Description: Liz Davies - author
Liz Davies is a barrister specialising in housing law at Garden Court Chambers.
Description: Sue James - author
Sue James is CEO of LAG. She was previously director and housing solicitor at Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre and a founding trustee at Ealing Law...
Description: Cris McCurley
Cris McCurley is a partner at Ben Hoare Bell LLP and a solicitor advocate.
Description: Marina Sergides - author
Marina Sergides is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers, specialising in all aspects of housing law.