Victoria Jones, Senior Solicitor at Full Stop Law
Today 04 May 2020, Full Stop Law opened it’s Out of Hours Legal Advice Helpline for domestic abuse victims. Victoria Jones who heads up the domestic abuse team launched this initiative following an influx in domestic abuse cases at Full Stop Law,since the UK has entered lock down. Victoria Jones is an accredited member of the Law Society Children Panel and a senior solicitor at Full Stop Law, dealing with domestic abuse cases before the family court on a daily basis. She is an ambassador for action against domestic abuse and works in partnership with local safety groups, Women’s Aid and Safer Rhondda.
Victoria Jones said “since the third week of March, we have dealt with at least 15 domestic abuse enquiries each week. We want to ensure that at this time, we are ensuring that any chance, victims of domestic abuse have, they are able to access help quickly so that if they are able, they can take action and know that they will be supported”. The out of hours helpline will remain open from 5 pm in the evening Monday to Friday to 8 am the next day and over weekends. The helpline will continue until further notice.
If you know someone who needs help, pass the number on. Legal Aid is available at our offices depending upon eligibility.