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Does anyone know of a London divorce solicitor used to dealing with difficult men?

(9 Posts)
scaredoffallout Wed 16-Nov-16 22:50:41

I am in a very difficult and all but dead marriage. I am very scared of instigating divorce as h is verbally abusive and I am sure would make things as difficult as possible.

I am just wondering if anyone knows of a good London solicitor I could get advice from?

hellsbellsmelons Wed 16-Nov-16 22:53:15

Contact women's aid.
0808 2000 247
They will be able to help you with local support services.
I hope you get away soon.

scaredoffallout Wed 16-Nov-16 23:03:49

Thank you. Will contact them. It's not awful awful, but we are not communicating at all at the moment and haven't for several weeks. This had happened a lot in the past and I have always been the one to bring us back as together as we were ever going to be, but this time I can't do it. Not after he yelled ARE YOU STUPID at me in front of my dds.

But me asking for a divorce would be like a red rag to a bull, and I am sure he would really ramp things up. Think being cut completely and utterly dead. He is very good at doing that.

therealpippi Wed 16-Nov-16 23:11:29

Scared I am in the same boat, if it helps and have asked for the same advice. Hopefully someone will pm you too.
I have been in this for so long I have firgotten what it feels to be in a respectful partnership. Sad.

scaredoffallout Wed 16-Nov-16 23:17:59

I am sorry therealpippi sad. I hope things get better for you soon flowers.

IthoughtATMwasacashpoint Thu 17-Nov-16 01:29:06

hellsbellsmelons Thu 17-Nov-16 08:26:41

Stonewalling - I hate that shite.
I hope you've had some luck.

scaredoffallout Thu 17-Nov-16 08:54:55

Yes stonewalling is his life mantra it seems. It used to really hurt but the last two times it has happened I have just thought - bring it on, I can beat you at your own game. I can't live like this forever however.

Thanks for the link Ithought. I will write to them for some info and to see how expensive they are.

If anyone else has any other suggestions I would be grateful smile.

scaredoffallout Thu 17-Nov-16 19:17:22

Just bumping for more possible suggestions!

Am scared of how much this would all coat as well. Would there be any way of mitigating the cost?

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