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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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 welcomes government commitment on no fault divorce

08 Feb 19

The justice secretary, David Gauke, has today committed the government to reforming divorce law through legislation in the next Parliamentary sessi...

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Resolution responds to Legal Aid review

07 Feb 19

Legal Aid review a welcome first step, but more must be done to reverse damage of cuts, say family lawyers. The Ministry of Justice has today (Thur...

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Cohabitation Chair comments on new common-law marriage figures

22 Jan 19

Responding to new figures released by NatCen showing 46% of British adults mistakenly believe in common-law marriage, Cohabitation Chair Graeme Fra...

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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.

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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