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Family Law - Divorce, Children, Property, etc.

Family law covers all matters related to marriage, living as a family, and dealing with problems in, and breakup of, families.

Department of Constitutional Affairs is a key agency providing advice and information about family law (family matters), including marriage, relationship support, separation, divorce, domestic violence, children, etc.

Citizen Advice on family matters is available as a set of frequently asked questions (FAQ) covering violence, marriage, separation, divorce, children, property, etc.

Resolution is a 5,000 member network of lawyers specialising in non-confrontational family law. They have downloadable fact sheets on divorce, divorce procedures, financial arrangements, cohabitation, getting legal advice, etc.

Child Support Agency provide a set of questions and answers on child support issues.

Law Web have a page devoted to cohabitation, divorce, maternity, child support, etc.

Childrens Legal Centre is a national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people. This includes crime, drugs, education, health, childcare, tax credits, etc. A special section is devoted to refugees and asylum seekers.

Divorce Aid provides information, advice and support to people considering or going through divorce. The approach is towards conciliation, but coverage is given to legal aid, financial aid, child aid.

Families Need Fathers supports fathers separated from their children and addresses both legal matters and practical advice.

Rights of Women covers all aspects of women's rights.

Abuse Law provides information for child and adult survivors of physical, sexual and psychological abuse. The topics cover human rights, legal rights, criminal injuries compensation, courts system, legal terms glossary, and links to other sources of support.