Sample letters to get evidence of domestic violence

Use these letters to ask for documents from the police, courts and other agencies to help you get legal aid.

You need to provide 1 piece of written evidence of domestic violence to get legal aid in a divorce or separation.

You can use any of these sample letters to ask for proof.

If you have a lawyer, they will be able to help you complete the letters and get the evidence.

Find out more about how to apply for legal aid.

If you’re a professional who works with victims of domestic violence and have been asked to provide evidence for a legal aid application, please use the relevant sample letter below to reply.

Letters to send to court

Letters to send to the police

Letters to send to medical, social and support services

Published 19 December 2014