Going to court can be an intimidating and stressful. Our Court Accompaniment service is provided by our Legal/Criminal Justice Coordinator, who has specialist knowledge of the family law system and of the legal options available to women subjected to domestic violence and coercive control.
You may avail of the service if you need to:
apply for a protection, barring, safety, custody, access and/or maintenance order
attend a family court hearing for a barring, safety, custody, maintenance and/or access order
attend a criminal court hearing for domestic violence or coercive control charges; or breach of a domestic violence order
attend a family court hearing for judicial separation or divorce
This accompaniment is limited to Portlaoise court currently.