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A better way to divorce - Resolution 2014

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  • Separating a partner - married or not

    04 Nov 16:54

    When a married or civil partnered couple ends their relationship, they need to go through a formal process of divorce or dissolution. Couples who are not married or civil partnered can ... (continued)

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  • Parental responsibility for unmarried couples

    05 Oct 11:25

    Parental responsibility is a legal term that means you have the right to be involved in important decisions like your child’s living arrangements, education, religion and medical ... (continued)

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  • Top ten reasons divorce petitions are rejected

    21 Jun 17:15

    The family law organisation Resolution has shared a list of the top reasons divorce petitions are rejected by divorce centres. Getting divorced is complicated enough with emotions fl... (continued)

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  • Divorce FAQ

    04 May 16:07

    1. When can a divorce petition be issued? You can issue a divorce petition once you have been married for at least 12 months. 2. Will my marriage certificate be required? Yes. ... (continued)

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  • A quick financial guide to divorce

    23 Jul 17:16

    If you’re going through a divorce, money might be the last thing on your mind, but having your finances in order can help make sure you get a fair deal in the separation.  ... (continued)

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  • Fathers’ Legal Rights and Responsibilities

    21 Oct 11:46

    Fathers don’t have ‘rights’ as such but they have what is known as ‘parental responsibility’ or PR. This is the legal name for the duties that a parent has... (continued)

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  • Family Mediation

    21 Oct 11:43

    What is mediation? Mediation is a place for parents to talk about the children, property and finances during and after separation. It is a form of dispute resolution that provides pa... (continued)

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  • Shared Parenting - information on proposed changes to the law - after separation

    30 Aug 11:24

    If you are currently separating from your partner you may have heard about government plans to make changes to the current law by introducing what’s called <strong>‘a ... (continued)

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  • Free family mediation sessions are now available for divorcing or separating couples

    25 Nov 11:14

    As of November 2014, a new government-funded scheme will allow separating or divorcing parents to access free family mediation sessions even if just one of them qualifies for legal aid.... (continued)

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  • Mediation Information and Assessment for Separating Parents

    21 Oct 11:36

    Before you start court proceedings over money, property, possessions or arrangements for children, you must usually have attended a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting. It migh... (continued)

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  • Family Courts – What they Expect from Parents

    21 Oct 11:40

    What Family Courts expect Before thinking of applying for a court order it is worth remembering that judges will expect you to have made an effort to agree. You are seen as having jo... (continued)

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  • A quick financial guide to divorce

    23 Jul 17:16

    If you’re going through a divorce, money might be the last thing on your mind, but having your finances in order can help make sure you get a fair deal in the separation.  ... (continued)

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  • The Court and Cafcass – How Decisions are made if Parents can’t Agree

    21 Oct 11:55

    Before applying to court to sort out arrangements for your children you should make every effort to negotiate an agreement with the other parent. You will be expected to have conside... (continued)

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  • What is a non-molestation order?

    28 Apr 15:39

    Non-molestation orders (NMOs) are court orders that help to protect people who have experienced domestic violence. It also helps to protect those who have been harassed or intimidated b... (continued)

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  • Shared Parenting - information on proposed changes to the law - after separation

    30 Aug 11:24

    If you are currently separating from your partner you may have heard about government plans to make changes to the current law by introducing what’s called <strong>‘a ... (continued)

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