National family week: new online resource for separating families

News Release

01 Jun 2010

As national family week gets underway, 5500 strong family lawyer’s association Resolution is launching a new online advice centre with information on the legal aspects of splitting up, as well as advice on parenting apart, sorting out money and arranging child maintenance. The advice centre is available via Resolution’s website at

“Families come in all shapes and sizes”, says David Allison, Chair of Resolution. “As we celebrate national family week, it is important to remember those families who are experiencing difficult times and we hope that this new advice centre will provide answers to some of the common questions that people struggle with when going through family breakup.”

The online advice centre is a useful tool with sections on the legal process of splitting up, tips on managing the relationship with your children post-separation, as well as sections on sorting out child maintenance and other financial arrangements. The information is provided in a wealth of different formats, including video clips, factsheets and FAQs.

Notes to Editors

  • Resolution is a group of over 5500 family lawyers in England and Wales. Established 25 years ago, it promotes a non-confrontational, constructive approach to resolving family disputes. To find out more, visit
  • An image of the advice centre homepage is attached


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