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New standards for Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings - Resolution’s response to the Family Mediation Standards Board

Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers, mediators and other family justice professionals, committed to a non-adversarial approach to family law and the resolution of family disputes.

Resolution members abide by a Code of Practice which emphasises a constructive and collaborative approach to family problems and encourages solutions that take into account the needs of the whole family, particularly the best interests of any children.

We also campaign for better laws and better support and facilities for families and children undergoing family change.

Our current records indicate that 684 of our members are mediators with 285 of those offering legal aid family mediation services.

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Proposal for reform: Increasing selected court fees and Help with Fees income thresholds by inflation - Resolution’s response to the Ministry of Justice

Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers, mediators and other family justice professionals, committed to a non-adversarial approach to family law and the resolution of family disputes.

Resolution members abide by a Code of Practice which emphasises a constructive and collaborative approach to family problems and encourages solutions that take into account the needs of the whole family, particularly the best interests of any children.

We also campaign for better laws and better support and facilities for families and children undergoing family change.

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Civil Legal Aid: Consultation on the proposed transfer of the assessment of all civil legal aid bills of costs to the Legal Aid Agency

Resolution’s response to the Ministry of Justice

Resolution is an organisation of 6,500 family lawyers and other family justice professionals in England and Wales, who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters. Resolution also campaigns for better laws and better support for families and children undergoing family change.

Over 1,500 of our members currently offer family, children and/or family mediation legal aid services.

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Justice Committee Court Capacity - Resolution response

Resolution is an organisation of 6,500 family lawyers and other family justice professionals in England and Wales, who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters. Resolution also campaigns for better laws and better support for families and children undergoing family change.  Our members, and the couples and families they work with, are regular users of the family courts.

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Making the general enforcement application procedure (for the enforcement of family financial orders) more effective - Resolution’s response to the Family Procedure Rule Committee

Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers, mediators and other family justice professionals, committed to a non-adversarial approach to family law and the resolution of family disputes.

Our response has been prepared by members of Resolution’s Property, Tax and Pensions Committee who deal with divorce and financial remedy applications on a regular basis.

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Capital Gains Tax review – Call for evidence Resolution’s response to the Office of Tax Simplification

Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers and other family justice professionals committed to a non-confrontational approach to family law and the resolution of family disputes.

Many of our members act on behalf of clients in relation to separation and financial applications relating to divorce on a daily basis, sometimes supported by other professionals providing expert financial advice.

Our response has been prepared with grateful thanks to Rebecca Fisher of Russell Cooke, an expert tax lawyer member of Resolution’s Pensions, Tax and Financial Remedies Committee, and Roger Isaacs of Milsted Langdon who regularly provides expert accountancy evidence in family proceedings.

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