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There are few things more heartbreaking than discovering a loved one is the victim of domestic violence. The root causes and damaging effects of abuse - emotional or physical - can be complicated and deep. As many people are already aware, it's not a simple matter of pointing out that they're in an abusive relationship and should leave. Here are some steps you can take.

Understand the Dynamic

One of the difficulties with helping someone in an abusive relationship is understanding what the abuser is really accomplishing and why the victim doesn't just pack up and leave. You need to understand...

The Better Living Report - Episode 2

In this months episode of the Better Living Report, we talk to Lachlan Anderson from Discover Wealth  about the role financial advisers can play in the settlement process.

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Is domestic violence only physical?

When many people think of domestic violence, their mind immediately goes to the Hollywood stereotype of a brutish man being violent towards his wife. Although physical violence is the biggest...

The Better Living Report - Episode 1

For our first episode of the Better Living Report, we talk to Amelia Brayley our Family Law Solicitor here at East Coast, about some of the common questions asked by our clients going through a...