Written by our expert team, this collection of family law information sheets have been written to help you understand key issues in more detail.
A guide to the divorce process, including grounds for divorce and how long it takes.
Settling financial issues following divorce
A guide outlining how you can approach the process of establishing how assets such as the family home will be divided.
Civil partnership dissolution
A guide to dissolving a civil partnership, including how to start proceedings, how the process works and how long it takes.
Cohabitation & Living Together Agreements
A guide to when a cohabitation agreement might be used, what can be included in it and what happens if you get married.
A guide explaining what a Prenuptial Agreement is, who might need one and how they are enforced legally.
A guide explaining what parental responsibility is, who has it and how Parental Responsibility Agreements work – including for step-parents.
Arrangements for children following relationship breakdown
A guide to the different orders the court can make, and the different factors considered.
Financial arrangements for children
A guide explaining child maintenance, including how child support is assessed and other financial provisions for children.
A guide to the issue of financial disclosure, including the meaning of ‘full and frank disclosure’, and how to treat confidential documents.
Cohabitation – financial obligations for unmarried couples
A guide explaining the legal position in terms of finances for couples who aren’t married, including property and other assets.
Step-by-step guide to divorce
A practical diagram showing the divorce process. Including what the different stages of divorce are, and the practical considerations as to grounds for divorce.