Hi everyone and welcome to Bristol Grandparents Support Group blog. Although we are Bristol based we have grandparents from all over the UK and beyond as members.

It is estimated that over one million children in the UK are denied contact with their grandparents due to family breakdown which may have been caused by divorce/separation, alcohol/drug dependency,domestic violence,bereavement or family feud.
Every child has the right to have contact with their grandparents
if they wish and unless proven unsafe for them to do so. To deny contact from a parent or grandparent has to become as socially unacceptable as drink driving.
I hope to keep you up to date with what is going on in BGSG and I shall continue to campaign for the rights of children to have a loving and meaningful relationship with both parents and their extended family. So please join in as good to hear your views, not just mine!
I also will support via Skype.
There is no membership fee to be part of Bristol Grandparents Support Group.
Esther Rantzen says, " To every grandparent, links of love can never be broken in our hearts."

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Saturday, 20 November 2010

Legal Aid Limit

It is clear from FNF, Families Need Fathers, that there is a very real concern that if/when Legal Aid limits are changed that there is a loop hole for more accusations of Domestic Violence being made as Legal Aid will then be granted.
It occurs to me, that it is nearly always women who are portrayed as being victims of DV, but I know that it is not always women, so my question is, 'do men who are victims of domestic violence consider Legal Aid?'

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