Welcome to our Relationship pages

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 huge emotional turmoil that you and your children will have to face there are the many practical issues that will need to be addressed. You will have to face many new challenges as seperating parents, not least, caring for your children which will often be hugely demanding as children grow and their demands change.

What we have tried to do in these pages is to guide you to sites that we hope will give you some immediate support and guidance in those early days and beyond.

Family Mediation is a voluntary and confidential process which helps joint decision making without the use of courts. Recent changes in government thinking, has meant family mediation has become the preferred method to resolve and prevent disputes.

New: Separating Together -This new guide from Resolution gives you an overview of the options available to you when you separate, and how you can choose the process that works best for you and your family. It helps you to understand the legal process, how to take the first steps and where to get the support you need.

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.

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