For more information and support, you will need to speak to someone legally trained.

‘Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors’ (FLOWS) has a helpline operating Monday to Friday, from 9am-5pm, on 0203 7457 707. You can also leave a message out of hours and they’ll explain your legal options and help you work out the best one for you.


Rights of Women offer free legal advice to women in England and Wales on the topics of family law, criminal law, immigration and asylum and workplace harassment.


Both family advice lines can advise you on:

  • domestic violence and abuse
  • divorce, finances and property on relationship breakdown
  • cohabitation, finances and property on relationship breakdown
  • parental responsibility and arrangements for children
  • lesbian parenting


National family law advice line: 020 7251 6577

London family law advice line: 020 7608 1137


You can find out more about the other advice lines and the hours of each on the Rights of Women website.

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