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Good Divorce Week 2021


Good Divorce Week 2021

The Family Law team at Russell and Russell are pleased to support Resolution in their “Good Divorce Week” 2021 (29 Nov - 3 Dec 2021) where they will be kickstarting a national conversation about how parents can embrace a child-focused approach to separation.

Resolution was founded in 1982 by a group of family lawyers who believed that a non-confrontational approach to family law issues would produce better outcomes for separating families and their children. The family law team at Russell & Russell have been longstanding members of Resolution and we look forward to supporting them in this campaign.

The Good Divorce Week is an annual campaign that aims to promote practical and constructive ways for couples to separate and has been a key driving force behind changes to UK divorce laws, including the no-fault divorce bill which is now due to come into force in April 2022.

Resolution’s Code of Practice focuses on a constructive approach to family issues, tackling the needs of the whole family, but especially resolving cases in the best interests of children caught up in a dispute. It is well recognised that family relationships have been under increasing pressure since the start of the pandemic, and that children of parents who are separating, can find the process especially difficult.

As part of this year’s campaign, Resolution have launched the Parenting through Separation Guide which is a free resource containing information, advice and support to help parents in their journey through separation and beyond.

We realise how distressing a separation or divorce can be, our team are on hand to provide sensitive, practical and confidential advice regarding any issues you may be facing.

Family Law Solicitors 

If you have any concerns regarding a family matter or are considering a divorce, it is important that you seek legal advice. Our solicitors can talk through the variety of options that might be open to you, and help you find the most appropriate one for your circumstances. To speak to our family law experts, please call 0800 103 2600 or make an online enquiry.

You can also visit us at one of our Family Law clinics which are held at our following offices:

Tuesday 1 pm- 4pm: 

Bury - Belgrave Terrace 10 Manchester Rd, Bury BL9 0EB 

Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm:

Atherton - 43 Market Street Atherton, Manchester M46 0GQ 

Bolton - Bolton Legal Advice Shop, 39 Newport St, Bolton BL1 1NE 

Chester  - 9 White Friars Chester CH1 1NZ 

Farnworth - 86 Market St Farnworth Bolton BL4 7NY 

The clinics provide 20 – 30 mins of free general advice and an idea of costs if it was to proceed and/or give advice on evidence of means/merits required for legal aid.


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