About Resolution

Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Our members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems. Our members encourage solutions that consider the needs of the whole family - and in particular the best interests of children.

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Find a Resolution family lawyer in your area

A trusted lawyer can play a big part in helping to sort out issues involving the care of the children, the home and the finances. Wherever you are there is a Resolution member near you, ready to help.

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Information on family law

Our online information and support provides details on topics such as parenting after parting, getting a divorce, living together (cohabiting), and domestic abuse.

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Getting a divorce

Information on all aspects of getting a divorce - the legal process, your options and how to minimise conflict and reduce the impact of separation and divorce on children.

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Media Centre

First-ever Chartered Legal Executive appointed Vice Chair of Resolution

24 May 18

Juliet Harvey of Birketts has become the first Chartered Legal Executive to serve as Vice Chair of Resolution. Announced at Resolution’s annu...

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End the Blame Game, say family lawyers as landmark divorce case heads to Supreme Court

17 May 18

Senior family lawyers will gather outside Parliament today to call on Government to reform outdated divorce laws and remove the need for blame from...

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Three Resolution members shortlisted in the 2018 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

02 May 18

Three Resolution members have been shortlisted for the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2018. Tony McGovern, Lesley Monkhouse and Philip Wilkins...

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Code of practice

Our Code of Practice is the cornerstone of our work. It promotes an approach to family law that is sensitive, constructive, cost-effective and most likely to result in an agreement. Our Guides to Good Practice show how the Code should be applied in real situations.

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The voice of the family lawyer

If you're a family law professional, or help support people going through separation in some way, you can join the 6,500 other Resolution members who currently enjoy a wide range of benefits.

Benefits of joining

Resolution supports the development of family lawyers through its national and regional training programmes, publications and good practice guides.

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