Whether or not you use mediation, the following information and organisations are likely to be helpful:



Relate.org.uk  Relationship counselling.

BACP.co.uk BACP Register of counsellors

DivorceAid.co.uk Support for teenagers

DivorceAid.co.uk Support for children

FamilyLives.org.uk Advice and support on any issues affecting the family

GingerBread.org.uk For single parents

Dad.info For separated fathers



TheParentConnection.org.uk  Separated parenting

cafcass.gov.uk  Court advisors in children cases

SortingOutSeparation.org.uk  CAFCASS parenting plan

www.StoneWall.org.uk Guide for gay dads (see p21)

FNF.org.uk Families Need Fathers supports full involvement of both parents in children’s lives


Child Maintenance

CMOptions.org How to agree child maintenance

gov.uk Child maintenance calculator



EntitledTo.co.uk  Benefits calculator

CitizensAdvice.org.uk Free advice on debt, benefits and more

BradShawDixonMoore.com  Pensions on divorce


Divorce, Dissolution And Separation

gov.uk The Divorce Process

SortingOutSeparation.org.uk All aspects of relationship breakup

DivorceAid.co.uk Law and finances

AdviceNow.org.uk Information for unmarried couples

StoneWall.org.uk For those in same sex relationships


Domestic Abuse

ReducingTheRisk.org.uk Support in Oxfordshire

WomensAid.org.uk  For women experiencing / surviving Domestic Abuse

Mankind.org.uk For men experiencing Domestic Abuse



BarCouncil.org.uk Booklet preparing ‘Litigants in Person’ for court.