When marriages or partnerships break up, and there are children involved, relationships between all parties can often become hugely stressful. If you are lucky, you will have a supportive family and a close network of friends that can support you through what will undoubtedly be tough times, however sometimes you may need more support.

As well as the emotional turmoil that you and your children will have to face, there are the many practical issues that will need to be addressed.

What we have tried to do in this section is to sign-post you to some of the best support available on-line. Knowing what options are avialable to help you through is a good starting point.

Legal Advice

You may find that getting some legal information is the best place for you to start.

The Family Law Panel is a FREE information service delivered by Resolution member solicitors, barristers and mediators nationwide. The Panel will help you understand your options so you can make the best decisions for your family. All Panel members are experienced around issues of Domestic Violence, Contact and working with grandparents.

Useful Reading

For those of you that would like to read more about relationship breakdown and the effects it can have on you and your children we have added links to some really useful guides which cover many of the key issues and give very clear pointers and tools that will help you through.

Helping Parents to Help Children

Finding You Way Through Separation

Parenting After Break Up