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Resolution Together

Resolution Together

Resolution Together is a way of working that allows lawyers to work with and advise couples jointly, including providing appropriate legal advice, through a divorce or separation.

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The Review

The Review

The Review is Resolution's bi-monthly magazine for members. Publishing six times a year with a mix of features, law and practice and news from the regions.

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The Review

Conduct: Who’s to blame and who pays?

The scheduling of “Conduct: Who’s to blame and who pays?” was timely, as attendees at the previous day’s Finance Update had overwhelmingly voted the “costs cases” of 2020 and 2021 as the most important judgments of the previous 12 months.

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The Review

Thwaite to the rescue?

The rarely used Thwaite jurisdiction offers an important alternative to Barder where a client seeks adjustment of a financial remedy order because subsequent events - such as the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic - render the original order unfair.

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Consultation Responses

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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Consultation Responses

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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The Review

Issue 211 Mar / Apr 2021

With the outbreak of Covid-19 many of you will not be at your offices to receive your printed copy of The Review but help is at hand. For every issue we will be publishing the articles here in the Knowledge and Resources section of our website as well as the pdf of the printed version.

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The Review

Bundling Software Options

It is now 12 months since family law has been forced into something of a digital revolution and, as such, you may be forgiven for wondering why the Innovation Committee felt it may be helpful to publish a review about bundling software options now – a year on.

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