Talking about the practicalities of separation, divorce or parenting can be really difficult. Sometimes couples just can't agree how to move forward.…
Help and advice on filling in the forms is available from the CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau), online through Advice Now or from your solicitor.
- If mediation is not considered suitable or if the other party is unwilling to attend a MIAM, you can ask us to sign the relevant court forms in order to make an application to the courts.
- If either party decides not to proceed with mediation after a MIAM, or if mediation breaks down with issues unresolved, either party can ask for the relevant court forms to be signed.
- Court forms can be obtained at the Family Court or are available to download
- Help and advice on filling in the forms is available from the CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau) or online through Advice Now (see page 2 for details of both) or from your solicitor.
- For advice about finding and using a family law solicitor see: www.resolution.org.uk and the Law Society
- For help with taking a case to court without a solicitor, Support Through Court
- For guidance on representing yourself at court
- You can check which court to send your form to here (note, see below for link to apply online for child arrangements)