Links are given below for some websites you may find useful
- Advice Now: Independent, not-for-profit website providing accurate, up-to-date information on rights and legal issues.
- Hague Convention on private international law: The text of the international treaty on child abduction
- Reunite: Charity concerned with child abduction and international custody disputes
- Child Support Agency: They are an executive agency of the Department of Social Security and are responsible for running the child support system which was introduced in April 1993.
- Child Maintenance Enforcement Commission: Provides impartial information and support to help both parents make informed choices about child maintenance, and includes tools such as a maintenance calculator and private agreement template. It provides general guidance leaflets and practical information on areas linked to child maintenance, such as housing, employment and money.
- The Children’s Consultancy: Provides confidential counselling and psychotherapy to Children and parents specialising in family conflict.
- The Parent Connection: Helps parents who are either going through separation or who are struggling with issues associated with parenting after parting.
Collaborative practice (no-court divorce)
- Collaborative Family Law Group: The website of the collaborative Family Law Group, a part of Resolution.
- Community Legal Service: Website provides a wide range of legal information from a variety of sources
- Step Change Debt Charity: SCDC is a charity dedicated to providing confidential, free counselling and money management.
- Court Service: This website includes information and leaflets about court procedures on-line.
- Clerksroom: Providing barristers, arbitrators and mediators throughout the UK.
- Separateddads: This website is for single fathers.
- Expert witnesses: A directory of expert witnesses.
- Families Need Fathers: A registered UK charity which provides information and support to parents, including unmarried parents, of either sex.
- Forced Marriage: Information and advice for professionals on forced marriage.
- Getting Your Get: Information for Jewish men and women in England, Wales and Scotland about divorce according to Jewish Law, by Sharon Faith BA (Law) (Hons) and Deanna Levine MA LLB.
- Gingerbread: The National Organisation for Single Parents featuring a directory of local groups and meetings.
- Inland Revenue
- Text of recent Acts of Parliament
- UK family law publishers Jordans, including legal updating and a good range of links to other sites – principally aimed at lawyers
- Daily Law Notes: Brief reports on recent case developments – principally aimed at lawyers
- Law Society Gazette: The official Law Society journal.
- Legal Aid: This website gives information about eligibility for publicly-funded legal services.
- Courts: The Government Department responsible for the courts and legal services.
- Department for Constitutional Affairs: The government department responsible for the courts and legal services.
- Oxfordshire Family Mediation
- NSPCC: Childrens’ charity.
- National Association of Child Contact Centres: Child Contact Centres provide a neutral venue for establishing contact between parents and children.
- National Association of Citizens Advice Bureau: Free initial advice available.
- National Family and Parenting Institute: A national charity providing support on parenting matters.
- FamilyLives: Offers help and information to over 85,000 parents and families each year.
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- Relate: Relate provides marriage counselling services at centres around the UK.
- Relationships: The BBC site dedicated to helping children and parents through divorce.
- Resolution: Formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association.
- Social Care Institute for Excellence: SCIE works with people and organisations throughout the social care sector to identify useful information, research and examples of good practice.
- Association of Child Abuse Lawyers: An organisation of claimant compensation lawyers and other professionals founded in 1997 in order to ensure that survivors of abuse could be provided with suitably empathetic, knowledgeable and trained lawyers.
- Association of Lawyers for Children: The ALC is an organisation which promotes justice for children and young people within the legal system in England and Wales.
- Women’s Aid: Registered charity offering support for women who suffer domestic violence. Helpline number, campaigns, news, events and job vacancies.
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