About Resolution

Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Our members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems. Our members encourage solutions that consider the needs of the whole family - and in particular the best interests of children.

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Find a Resolution family lawyer in your area

A trusted lawyer can play a big part in helping to sort out issues involving the care of the children, the home and the finances. Wherever you are there is a Resolution member near you, ready to help.

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Information on family law

Our online information and support provides details on topics such as parenting after parting, getting a divorce, living together (cohabiting), and domestic abuse.

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Getting a divorce

Information on all aspects of getting a divorce - the legal process, your options and how to minimise conflict and reduce the impact of separation and divorce on children.

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Media Centre

Resolution members recognised in LALY 2017 shortlist

18 May 17

Four Resolution members have been shortlisted in the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2017. Mark Gilmartin, Mary Shaw and Amardeep Pattni are fi...

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Resolution calls for election pledges on family justice

05 May 17

Nigel Shepherd, National Chair of Resolution, has called on the major political parties to commit to modernising family justice in their manifesto....

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Winner of 2017 John Cornwell Award announced

01 Apr 17

Last night Resolution announced the winner of its prestigious John Cornwell Award at the organisation’s two-day National Conference in Birmin...

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Code of practice

Parenting after parting

If you are thinking about divorce or separation, one of
your biggest worries is likely to be about your children. Find out how to manage relationships during and after a break up.

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Our Code of Practice is the cornerstone of our work. It promotes an approach to family law that is sensitive, constructive, cost-effective and most likely to result in an agreement. Our Guides to Good Practice show how the Code should be applied in real situations.

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The voice of the family lawyer

If you're a family law professional, or help support people going through separation in some way, you can join the 6,500 other Resolution members who currently enjoy a wide range of benefits. Find out more

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