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A trusted professional can play a big part in helping to sort out issues involving the breakdown of your marriage, care of your children, your home and your finances.
Resolution members are committed to our Code of Practice, promoting a constructive approach to family issues that considers the needs of the whole family.
Divorcing in a court is not the only option - there are a number of other ways that you and your ex can resolve your issues such as mediation, arbitration or collaborative practice.Alternatives to court
Deciding how and when to tell your children about the split is worrying. Find tips on talking and listening to your children as well as how others can support you during this time.Supporting your children
With the advent of the global pandemic hearings in the Family Court are increasingly being held remotely by telephone or on video conferencing software. This guide is designed to help you through the process and includes helpful information on how to prepare for the hearing, how to join a hearing and what to do during the hearing.Guidance for litigants in person on remote hearings in the Family Court
Nearly 75% of family justice practitioners have reported work-related pressures increasing since the first national lockdown
Courts and tribunals will remain open throughout the planned four week national lockdown, HMCTS confirms.
The Resolution Family Law Handbook is due to be published on the 23rd of November 2020. Written by members and subject area experts, this is an essential primer for anyone practicing family law. Perfect for those new to the profession but also as a handy reference guide for experienced practitioners this book should have a place on all solicitors shelves.Get the Resolution Family Law Handbook here
HMCTS has revealed the most common reasons why online divorce petitions are rejected or errors are encountered. Follow these top tips to ensure your online application goes smoothly.Top tips for online divorce petitions
Resolution is pleased to make available the following suggested guidance for the conduct of a remote hearing as arbitrator or PFDR judge, authored by a distinguished panel of family law arbitrators – and including Resolution members; Nicholas Allen QC, Janet Bazley QC, Andrzej Bojarski, Nigel Dyer QC, Marina Faggionato, Charles Hale QC, Suzanne Kingston and Christopher Pocock QC.Read this guidance for arbitrators