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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.

Good Divorce Week 2020

Good Divorce Week 2020

Resolution is putting the Code of Practice at the heart of Good Divorce Week 2020, our annual initiative to raise awareness of our members and the work you do.

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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

Guidance for litigants in person on remote hearings in the Family Court

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

Publications and resources


Resolution Family Law Handbook

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
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Top tips to stop an online divorce application being rejected

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
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Conduct of Remote Hearings – Arbitration

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