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

New divorce stats show laws on cohabitation & fault-based divorce need to change

18 Oct 17

Today’s official statistics on the number of divorces in England and Wales show there were 106,959 divorces among opposite-sex couples in 201...

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Resolution views on latest Family Court and Legal Aid statistics

28 Sep 17

Commenting on this week's Family Court and Legal Aid statistics, Resolution Chair, Nigel Shepherd, said:"Both sets of figures contain a number ...

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Resolution comments on civil partnership stats

26 Sep 17

Speaking in response to today’s figures (Tuesday), which show civil partnerships rose by 3.4% in 2016, Resolution spokesperson on civil partn...

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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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