Splitting up landing

Splitting up

Splitting up from your partner, husband or wife can be difficult and feel overwhelming. By getting help to work through the issues, you can both move on with your lives more easily.

There are many things to think about, such as what will happen to your home and money, and, more importantly, what will happen with the children - who will they live with, for instance. 

The information in this sections can help you navigate the difficulties of divorcing or separating. If you prefer, you can also download our Separating together leaflet, which summarises the different process options you can choose. 

The divorce process

How do I get a divorce? Where do I start? This section looks at the basics of what you need to do and who you need to speak to.

Choosing the right process for you

Going to court for a divorce is not your only option. There are many options to ending your relationship. Find out what options may be right for you.

Money, home and child maintenance

Worrying about what will happen to your money and home when you divorce is common. This section looks at the concerns you may have and what you need to know. It also looks at supporting children financially. For information on how to parent after a divorce, see our dedicated section parenting after parting.

International issues

These pages attempt to deal with some of the most common questions that face people seeking to split up from their partner where there is an international dimension.