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Family difficulties can be very stressful and upsetting. As a result, they have a tendency to escalate into all out war, which can leave everybody with battle-scars.

Our 'survival' guides explain your rights, how the law works in practise, and what other options you might have.

We also try to give you practical advice as to how to get through it.

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...

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...

LivingTogether

Couple1 new Do you live with your partner but aren't married or in a civil partnership? On these pages, we explain exactly what rights couples living together really have, and the simple steps they can take to protect themselves and their families...

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...

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...

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