Step families

Information and Support

This section contains a range of information on topics such as:

You can also find a list of useful organisations and a
glossary to help you understand some of the legal jargon. 

Splitting up

Female couple with child

How to get a divorce, where you can go for support, and information on how to work out what happens to your children, your money and your home.

Living together

Couple living together

Find out about your rights when living together (cohabiting) and what you may need to think of.

Parenting after parting

Child on a swing

When you divorce or separate you continue to be parents. So it is important to make sure that it does not prevent you from cooperating on what is best for your children.

Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse

Information on domestic abuse, female genital mutilation and honour-based violence.