Useful sites selection

The Law Society
The law society dictates rules, guidance and regulations to ensure high standards among solicitors.

Court Service
Executive agency of the Lord Chancellor's Department provides administrative support to courts and tribunals in England and Wales.

Resolution - first for family law (previously the SFLA)
SFLA solicitors aim to help separating couples achieve a constructive settlement of their differences in a way which ...

Family and Consumer UK Law Guide
Family and Consumer UK Law Guide- Your Legal Rights Explained-Find A Solicitor In Your Area And Submit An Enquiry

The Collaborative Family Lawers Organisation
A new way to resolve divorce and family disputes through Collaboration...

Children's Act 1989 (c. 41)
The legislation contained on this web site is subject to Crown Copyright protection. It may be reproduced free of charge provided that it is reproduced accurately and that the source and copyright status of the material is made evident to users.

Department for Work & Pensions | DWP
Benefits and Services — A to Z

Public Guardianship Office
Welcome to the Public Guardianship Office (PGO). We hope that you find this site useful for finding the information you need an to download forms and publications

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Legal Resources

Justis titles encompass the most important sources of case law and legislation for the UK and European Union

LexisNexis Group delivers comprehensive and authoritative legal, business, government and tax information worldwide as an industry leader

Since 1980 Lawtel has been dedicated to the speedy delivery of high quality and reliable material, from a teletext service to the leading online legal information service

Westlaw is West's online legal research service. It provides quick, easy access to West's vast collection of statutes, case law materials, public records, and other legal resources, and also current news articles and business information.

British and Irish Legal Information Institure
Access to Freely Available British and Irish Public Legal Information.

The Office of Public Sector Information
Offers the full text of all public Acts of Parliament from 1988 to all new Acts within 24hrs of hard copy publication.

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Professional Organisations

FBLA - The Family Bar Association
The FLBA is the specialist bar association for family barristers

The UK College Of Family Mediatiors

Association of Child Abuse Lawyers

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Children & Families

Families need Fathers
Provides guidance on rights and entitlements as well as information sheets and local support gatherings

Official Solicitor and Public Trustee

The leading UK charity specialising in international parental child abduction

Hilton House
William Hilton's website, containing every worldwide report child abduction case.

A Brilliant and very colourful site for children and youg people in care in England & Wales

The best site dealing with domestic violence.

"It's not your fault" is to help children and youg people understand and feel a bit better if their parents are divorcing

Works with Perpetrators of violence

The Hideout
First rate child-oriented website for children and young people who witness abuse at home

Divorce Aid
Contains excellent fact sheets on aspects of family breakdown - legal, financial, children and holistic

The Legal Services Comission
Has very good listing of information and explains the work of the Community Legal Services Fund

The Children and Family Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS)
Very attractive, user friendly and intuitive site containing very useful information for the public

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International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
The best place to start to find an international lawyer abroad if one has no other contacts

The Child Support Agency (CSA)
The site has details of it's work and a self-calculator, the 2003 changes and publishes the enforcement guides

The Land Registry

Up My Street
Allows you to check on housing proposed, highlights age and wealth of local residents and average prices

Find A Property
Allows to search for properties in different areas, what is on the market and rental information

A website to check car prices

Companies House
Makes information about companie's records available to the public. Not available on the website however.

Equal Partners
Containes valuable information on financial products, a glossary of terms and explanations, best deals for loans and other financial issues liek school fees policies

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The EU Site
Hard to navigate but contains the Brussels and Hague conventions

Delia Venables
Best Resource to find details online of a law firm, the newsletter informs on the use of web resources.

Portals with fact sheets and information
Some of these sites offer comprehensive divorce purchase kits including forms, draft orders and agreements

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