Domestic abuse survivors face soaring court fees to protect anonymity –


If you can’t afford to repay a debt, you can apply for an insolvency solution. But you need to provide personal details, such as an address, which are then listed in the public register for anyone to search.

However, domestic abuse survivors and vulnerable individuals can apply for anonymity – though this comes at a charge.

To have your details removed, you need to apply to the court for a ‘Person at Risk of Violence’ (PARV) order. Until 1 May, the fee was £280 before it was hiked to £308, though in some cases, the fee can be waived if applicants meet certain income-related criteria.

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