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According to research, most of us fail to solve our problems properly because we don't know what to do or where to go.

In this section, we've gathered together the best material provided by Advicenow. We aren't able to cover everything, but we do have guides to dealing with some of the most common problems.

Advicenow guides are easy-to-read and practical. They explain what you need to know, where you need to go, and what you need to do to solve your problem.

Sorting out arrangements for your children - a survival guide

Three kids new This guide is for parents who do not live together and need to make arrangements for their children. We want to help if you have just split up with your children’s other parent and are having to make arrangements for the first time...

Could Family Mediation help you sort out arrangements after you have split up?

Children 2 new This guide explains what family mediation is and how it could help you. This guide is for you if you have recently split up or are struggling to agree with your ex-partner (or another family member) about what’s going to happen...

A survival guide to Divorce or Dissolution

Breaking Up 2 New This guide is for you who are facing the end of your marriage or civil partnership. We want to help you find your way through the maze. This guide will explain how divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships work, what you can...

Dealing with Tax Credit overpayments

Couple 2 And Child 1 new If you've received a letter saying you've been overpaid tax credits you are likely to be confused, worried, and stressed. We will help you find out more about your overpayment and explain what you can do about it. We will guide...

Turned down for DLA, AA or PIP? Or think you're not getting enough?

Woman Wrapped Up New Did they make the wrong decision about your claim for Disability Living Allowance or Attendance Allowance? Do you want them to look at their decision again? We explain what to do every step of the way.

How to handle an interview under caution

Benefits new If the council or DWP think you have lied about something to do with your benefits, they might ask you to an 'interview under caution'. We explain what this is, what can happen, and what steps you can take.

Dealing with discrimination at work – how to use the grievance procedure

Isabelle with makeup new We show you how to use your work's grievance procedures to deal with problems at work because you are being discriminated against. It can also be used to help you to deal with other sorts of complaints.

Expecting your rights

Couple 4 new If you are about to become a parent you are probably excited. But when you are not hopping from foot to foot with pure joy, you might also be a little bit worried about how it will go down at work, how you'll survive financially...

Working parents

Children new Being a working parent is difficult. But there are laws to try and make it easier be a top-quality parent and a treasured employee at the same time. This guide explains what they are, and legal agony aunt, Beverly Reid, advises...

Dealing with bailiffs

Purse1 new If you have a bailiff coming, despite what they might tell you, you do have rights. We show you what they are, what you should do at each stage (from the first letter to the last visit), and how to ensure you don't get ripped off...

What’s a contract?

Leisure centre counter new ...We all make agreements with other people every day. But not all of those agreements are legally binding contracts. This guide looks at what a contract is, what your rights are, how to end a contract and what to do if something...

How to get good asylum advice

Lunar House new If you are applying for aylum, it is vital that you get a good adviser/solicitor to help you with your application. Use our guide to make sure you know how to find a good adviser and how to avoid the fraudsters.

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