Family Dispute Resolution Week starts 24th November
Resolution's biggest public-facing campaign of the year, Family Dispute Resolution Week, launched on 24th November.
Marriage Separation and Divorce is devastating. But it doesn't have to be. There is a better way for you, your family and your children, which family law organisation Resolution is highlighting as part of Family Dispute Resolution Week 24-28 November. Take a few minutes to view the campaign video.
Family Dispute Resolution Week 2015
Resolution’s Family Dispute Resolution Week campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of putting children first during divorce and separation.
According to a National poll conducted by Resolution among 500 children this year, around eight out of ten children and young people with experience of parental separation or divorce would prefer their parents to split up if they are unhappy, rather than stay together.
What are the chances of a father winning custody of children?
There has been a historic problem in the family court with Judges favouring mothers over fathers, as it was thought they would be more capable of caring for the children of the family. When two parents cannot agree where their children should live, or if one parent fears the other cannot care for the children properly, they have the option of taking the matter to Court. The Court hears both parties, and after several hearings a decision will be made about where the children live (also called custody) and when they see the non-resident parent.