Help and advice

The best sources of help for relationship breakdown and divorce advice

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Divorce and family law glossary

Divorce glossary explaining divorce and family law terms in simple English to help you understand the legal jargon used by divorce lawyers

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FAQs

Divorce FAQs

Divorce FAQs - your questions answered from what you need to prove to get a divorce to how the divorce process works

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Family mediation

How to use family mediation to help you reach agreement with your partner or ex-partner over children, finances or other key issues

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Free legal advice

Where to get free legal advice to help you with divorce and family law – and the pitfalls to look out for

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DIY divorce

When DIY divorce is a realistic option; how to deal with the divorce itself, finances and children; and what help you can get if you need it

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Do you need a divorce lawyer?

Nobody wants to pay unnecessary legal fees, but you also need to ask yourself whether getting divorced without using a lawyer would risk causing serious problems

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Relationship advice

Common relationship problems, what you can expect from marriage guidance and other sources of relationship advice, and where to find the help you need