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Resolution's "Good Divorce Week" - ending the blame game


01/12/2016   By: Rebecca Auster
Resolution is a community of family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Members (over 6,500!) follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems and which encourages solutions that consider the needs of the whole family - and in particular the best interests of children. Here at Mills & Reeve, our family lawyers are all proud to be members of Resolution.

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Good Divorce Week - keeping your options open


29/11/2016   By: Rebecca Auster
This week is Resolution’s Good Divorce Week. Resolution is a community of professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve family disputes in a non-confrontational and constructive way. Good Divorce Week highlights Resolution’s work and also the Code of Practice that all of its members follow.

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Court closures - a further blow to access to justice


12/02/2016   By: Nigel Shepherd
On 11 February the Government announced the outcome of its court closure consultation. 91 courts around the country had been earmarked for closure. The decision has been taken to close 86 of these over the next 18 months. Many of these are courts dealing with family cases.

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Dispute Resolution Week - what is it all about?


25/11/2015   By: Edward Heaton
With Resolution’s annual Family Dispute Resolution Week well underway and events taking place across the country to raise awareness of Dispute Resolution, it is perhaps time to pause and revisit the basics. With the strap line “There is a better way to separate”, what is it actually all about?

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Putting Children First


20/11/2015   By: Jane Booth
Resolution’s Family Dispute Resolution Week 2015 starts on 23 November 2015 and the theme for this year’s Family Dispute Resolution Week is “putting children first.” Resolution have surveyed children and young people about their experience of parental breakup to find out whether children feel they have been given appropriate information, explanation and the chance to be involved in decision-making during their parents’ divorce.

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