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Solicitors - Did You Find Them Helpful?

Per Ardua Ad Astra

Per Ardua Ad Astra

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I've had enough now. The healthcare and policing I've experienced, has been indefensible, criminal, and just plain wrong.

My question is (no need to go into specifics around your case): have you ever engaged a solicitor to help challenge NHS or Police or both, over matters that effected your mental health? If so, did you find them helpful, and did the matter reach a satisfactory conclusion?
 
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Zoe1

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yes I have an advocate and a mental health lawyer
actually they did not always agree with my point of view
like when I harmed myself but did not want to be sectioned,
they did not support my view
but because of them my treatment has eventually been effective
and I very much believe
that I am treated much better with their support

:tea:
 
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Per Ardua Ad Astra

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Thanks for your reply, Zoe :)

Hope you're keeping well :)

I like your signature :)
 
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Per Ardua Ad Astra

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I really must go and have that consultation soon, and get some legal advice, and hopefully, robust representation. The police, doctors and others ought not to be able to ignore and stitch people up with impunity :)
 
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yes please do
I had an independent mental health advocate
who I dont have to pay for

hopefully I will get notification of your posts

:grouphug:
 
Luci

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I am dealing with solicitors now due to my children being removed from my care. The whole team have been extremely supportive, welcoming and understanding when I have to contact them or go to the office. I know the circumstances are probably different in my case but I will certainly be instructing a solicitor to deal with the discrimination and trauma I have been caused to suffer, which would have been totally unnecessary if people in certain roles knew how to do their jobs correctly and didn't discriminate against people with mental health conditions!

Rant over, and breathe..... so any advice as far as legal action goes is much appreciated?
 
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hi Luci

sounds like you have a good legal team
I hope you can trust them and as far as possible
follow their suggestions , they might see things you hadn't thought of

I expect you have been told this before
but its very important to keep a diary of events around your ex
dates, times etc. not too much about your feelings, but maybe a little bit
but mostly factual about what actually happened

its pretty difficult to argue with such a diary
if its an accurate record

:love:
 
Luci

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When it comes to him, because of social services and legal involvement his every move is being watched anyway. The fact hes so confident hes got away with what hes done to me is making him trip himself up. All I have to do is sit and wait, the evidence is rolling in at this point. Its is blatant to anyone with intelligence that if what he was saying about me was true, he would be actively engaging with social services and his legal team, not wasting his time worrying about what I'm up to
 
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Its is blatant to anyone with intelligence that if what he was saying about me was true
k well I hope your right and we each have our own ways
but the reason I keep notes
is because sometimes the people helping me
dont actually know every detail that has happened to me
and they might miss something

and your ex sounds pretty clever

:love:
 
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He's clever alright, I have days, dates and times all written down, so does my solicitor and my local policing team. I started a new diary last week (I have 2 full from the last 5 months, not just events related to him, any triggers) I have my local domestic violence charity helping me too :) thank you for your help
 
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