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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.

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Resolution can help

Resolution is the largest membership organisation for family justice professionals in England and Wales. Resolution members sign up to our Code of Practice, promoting a non-confrontational approach, which results in better outcomes for families and children.

How Resolution can help

What are your options?

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

Supporting your children

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

Information and support

We know that family breakdown is an emotional and stressful time. Our information and support provides a range of information from what to expect from different parts of the legal process.

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Training and events

Publications and resources

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Unfunded Public Sector Schemes – useful information for Pension Sharing

Public Sector Pensions have changed over the years, meaning that we now have a number of different sections within each scheme. This can make it confusing when it comes to trying to negotiate a settlement for Pension Sharing.

For example, it is not always obvious at what age a pension credit will be paid and if there are a number of sections to a scheme, will one Annex share them all?

In this article, we take a closer look at the Unfunded Public Sector Schemes – these are the ones that do not have a pot of money behind them, so a Pension Sharing ex-spouse is offered internal membership, rather than an external transfer out.

Read the guidance on unfunded Public Sector Schemes
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Guide to Good Practice on communication

The introduction, development and evolution of new methods of resolving family disputes for changing families means there is a need for us all to look at how we communicate as members of Resolution; with our clients, with other members, with our clients’ former partners if they are not represented by a lawyer, with other members of our clients’ families, with other non-member lawyers, barristers, judges and more widely within the family justice system.

Read this new guide on communication
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Resolution Mediation Handbook

This handbook sets out good practice guidance for mediator members of Resolution and for those members who work closely with the mediator community. It explains the principles of mediation, the requirements of the Family Mediation Council’s (FMC) Code of Practice and sets a framework for the conduct of consistent and high-quality mediation practice.

Read the Resolution Mediation Handbook