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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Welcome

Family Matters

A new service from Resolution to help parents get support with separation and divorce.

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Need some help

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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Alternatives to court

You can download Separating together, our guide to managing separation and divorce, here.

The guide contains useful information on alternatives to court, and other ways to minimise conflict and reduce the impact of separation and divorce on children.

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Information on family law

Our online advice centre provides all the information you need about family law. A wealth of facts sheets and Frequently Asked Questions will help guide you.

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Media Centre

Listen to Resolution's Family Matters team on BBC Radio Stoke

17 Jul 14

Family Matters is a free service run by Resolution and funded by the Department for Work and Pensions for low income families going through separat...

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Resolution guide for parents - surviving school holidays

15 Jul 14

Summer holidays are fast approaching, time for the family to unwind and spend quality time together. But family holidays, for many, aren’t al...

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Resolution response to Family Mediation Task Force report

03 Jul 14

Reacting to the report of the Family Mediation Task Force, published this week, Resolution's vice-chair, Nigel Shepherd, said:"Resolution welco...

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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. Find out more

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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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