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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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

Owens v Owens verdict 'underlines urgent need for no fault divorce'

24 Mar 17

The Court of Appeal has today (24 March) dismissed Mrs Owens' appeal in the defended divorce case, effectively saying that she must remain marr...

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Justice Select Committee publishes report into implications of Brexit for justice system

22 Mar 17

Today (22 March), the Justice Select Committee published its report into the implications of Brexit for the justice system. Daniel Eames chairs the...

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Economist calls for the introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales

03 Mar 17

This week’s Economist calls for the introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales. In response to the article, Resolution chair Nige...

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Code of practice

Parenting after parting

If you are thinking about divorce or separation, one of
your biggest worries is likely to be about your children. Find out how to manage relationships during and after a break up.

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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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