Resolution’s 5500 members are family lawyers committed to the constructive resolution
of family disputes. Members follow a code of practice promoting a non confrontational
approach to family problems. Members encourage solutions that consider the needs
of the whole family - and in particular the needs of the children
To think creatively and craft your own individualised solutions to your issues instead
of the restricted range of outcomes available in the divorce court system.
To keep control of decisions about restructuring financial and child rearing arrangements
in your hands and not those of a Judge.
To take control over what happens, how fast it happens, who is involved and ensures
that those who are, including their solicitors, work only towards a mutually satisfactory
Collaborative Family Law is a new and successful approach for divorcing or separating
couples or civil partners. Enabling them to resolve disputes respectfully and in
a dignified manner for all concerned.
In this collaborative process, the family lawyers and their clients agree, in writing,
to reach settlement without involving the courts. Agreeing to work together, resolving
family and financial issues that arise from the separation.
Rather than a win-lose court setting the collaborative team ensures both parties
work with and not against each other. Helping couples focus on their most important
goals this way, means the end result is a more efficient, targeted and productive
way to resolve disputes.
Find out more about positive outcomes by contacting local family collaborative lawyers,
many of whom are participating in a scheme which offers people free 30 minute sessions
for a period of two weeks from 17 September 2012.