6. Non-Molestation and Occupation packages

Non-Molestation Order

Applicant
We can assist you to obtain a Non Molestation Order which is a form of injunction to prevent a person associated with you from harassing, pestering, using or threatening violence against you. Breach of a Non-Molestation Order is a criminal offence.

Our Service includes:

  • Preparing and issuing the Court application, which can be done on an emergency basis the same day if the circumstances are so serious that you require immediate and urgent protection (subject to our availability and / or that of a barrister).
  • Correspondence with the other party, or their solicitor and advising you in the office
  • Drafting statements
  • Preparing the statement of issues and chronology and sending all documents to Court for a return date hearing
  • Liaising with experts / professionals and instructing them to prepare further reports / arranging for their attendance at Court
  • Preparing the Court bundle
  • Liaise with you to select a barrister to represent you at any contested hearing and prepare a brief to the barrister (barristers fees are payable separately)

This does not include:

  • Any advice on divorce, children, or financial issues
  • Occupation orders
  • Court fees, process server fees or any other professionals / expert fees g. GP fees, police disclosure fees, process servers fees
  • Barristers fees
  • Representation at Court (which is charged separately and set out below)

You may be eligible for help with the Court fee under the Court fee remission scheme. This will be discussed with you and assistance provided to complete the application, if applicable, within the fixed fee quoted.

Fees Price excluding VAT
Legal Costs excluding advocacy / representation at Court £1800.00
VAT £360.00
Total £2160.00

Respondent
We can assist you to defend a Non-Molestation Order.
This includes:

  • Advising you on any Court application you have been served with
  • Correspondence with the other party, or their solicitor and advising you in the office
  • Drafting statements
  • Approving the Court bundle and any preliminary documents
  • Liaising with experts / professionals and instructing them to prepare further reports / arranging for their attendance at Court
  • Liaise with you to select a barrister to represent you at any contested hearing and prepare a brief to the barrister (barristers fees are payable separately)

This does not include:

  • Any advice on divorce, children, or financial issues
  • Occupation orders
  • Court fees, process server’s fees or any other professionals / expert fees g. GP fees, police disclosure fees, process servers fees
  • Barristers fees
  • Representation at Court (which is charged separately and set out below)
Fees Price excluding VAT
Legal Costs excluding advocacy / representation at Court £1800.00
VAT £360.00
Total £2160.00

Non-Molestation and occupation order

We can assist you to obtain a Non-Molestation Order which is a form of injunction to prevent a person associated with you from harassing, pestering, using or threatening violence against you. This can be combined with an occupation order. Occupation orders are orders made by the courts to enforce, declare or restrict rights to occupy the matrimonial home.

We can help with:

  • Owner or joint owner of an Occupation Order
  • Tenant Occupation Orders
  • Right to remain in the family home
  • Returning to the family home

Our fees are noted below for a Non-Molestation and occupation order (combined)

Fees Price excluding VAT
Legal Costs excluding advocacy / representation at Court £2500.00
VAT £500.00
Total £3000.00

*Non-Molestation and occupation orders are currently exempt from Court Fees.
*Depending on your personal circumstance you may be eligible for Court Fee remission.