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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Family Matters

A new service from Resolution to help parents get support with separation and divorce.

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Need some help

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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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

Resolution members shortlisted in legal aid 'oscars'

17 Apr 14

Four Resolution members have been nominated in the 2014 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards.The Awards are now into their twelfth year, and are run...

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James Pirrie receives John Cornwell Award 2014

10 Apr 14

James Pirrie was presented with the 2014 John Cornwell Award at Resolution’s 26th National Conference, held last week in Manchester.Launched ...

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Jo Edwards becomes new Chair of Resolution

04 Apr 14

Partner at Pennington Manches takes over as Chair of 6,500-strong membership body.Inaugural speech decries cuts to legal aid as having “deva...

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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

Resolution campaigns for the improvement of family law and the family justice system and is committed to developing and promoting the highest standards of practice.

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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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