Useful Links

                                                                                                                                                                      CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) - has hit everyone hard in the UK and we remain open for business.  Under Government guidelines we are doing our part by keeping our staff safe and are working from home.  To contact us, the easiest way is via e-mail, or you may telephone.   We are still able to arrange appointments (but not face to face), these can be done on the telephone or by video-link.  


Legal Aid

Legal Aid Agency – For information about Legal Aid

Legal Aid Eligibility Calculator

Sorting out Separation

Help and support for separating families

Mediation Organisations

The Family Mediation Council

Family Mediators Association – information about Mediation and helpful information about separation and divorce and children issues.

College of Mediators

National Family Mediation


Legal Advice

Resolution is an Organisation for Family Lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. This Web site helps you to find a local solicitor with expertise in family law

The Law Society

Collaborative Lawyers

North East Collaborative Lawyers


Counsellors and Family Therapists 


Counselling Directory

Children and Family Courts Advisory and Support Service

CAFCASS - provides information for parents and children of all ages

Tax Credits Calculator

Tax Credit Calculator

Ministry of Justice

Information and Forms on Divorce and Children Applications

Court form Finder

Ministry of Justice - form finder for court applications and explanatory leaflets

The following family court leaflets may be helpful:
Court Finder

Find your nearest court

Child Maintenance

Child Maintenance Options – information about child maintenance options and how it is calculated

The Child Support Agency

The Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau - for general adivce and information

Support Groups

Families Need Fathers

Gingerbread (support for single parents)

Shelter (housing advice)

Mumsnet (discussion and resource website)

Fatherhood Institute

Child Contact Centres

National Association of Child Contact Centres

Action for Children - Support for Families and Children

Action For Children 
Family Support 

Domestic Violence Help

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Debt Guidance

Options for Paying Off Your Debts

Citizens Advice Bureau