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Consultation Responses

Legal Aid Means Test Review - 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. 

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

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Consultation Responses

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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The Review

How will family law develop over the next 50 years?

Lady Hale’s speech on “What is a 21st century family” is a must read for any family practitioner. It provides a thorough summary of how the law has treated the concept of a “family” over the past 50 years and, by doing so, points forward to how it may develop. In this article for The Review Bethan Carr breaks down Lady Hale's speech.

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Improve family justice

Resolution campaigns on behalf of our members and their clients for improvements to the family justice system. Our committees work together to set best practice and influence the direction of family law and justice to better serve the families we work with.

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