Family Court

An illustrated guide to 'Out of Court' and 'In Court' resolution pathways.

The Family Court aims to help people sort out their own problems as much as possible. The Family Courts Act 1980 places an emphasis on counselling, conciliation and mediation and provides for the appointment of specialist Judges and Family Court coordinators. Below are links with more information:

Family Court Information

Care Arrangements For Children

Parenting Through Separation Programme Information

Family Disputes Mediation Resolution Information 

Follow this link if you need urgent help resolving a care of children dispute (without notice).