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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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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Alternatives to court

You can download Separating together, our guide to managing separation and divorce, here.

The guide contains useful information on alternatives to court, and other ways to minimise conflict and reduce the impact of separation and divorce on children.

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Information on family law

Our online advice centre provides all the information you need about family law. A wealth of facts sheets and Frequently Asked Questions will help guide you.

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Media Centre

IFLA launches Children Arbitration Scheme

18 Jul 16

The Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA) has today (18 July) launched the Family Law Arbitration Children Scheme (‘the Children Scheme&...

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Resolution welcomes new Justice Secretary

14 Jul 16

Resolution today welcomed Rt Hon Liz Truss MP in her role as the new Secretary of State for Justice.In response to the announcement, Resolution Cha...

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New statistics show laws need to catch up with modern families, says Resolution

13 Jul 16

Today’s statistics, showing cohabiting couples represent nearly 10% of the population, are further proof that the law on cohabitation needs t...

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Code of practice

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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Benefits of joining

Resolution supports the development of family lawyers through its national and regional training programmes, publications and good practice guides.

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