Ending a relationship can be a hard and painful experience. If there are children involved, even more so. With a little patience and a lot of communication, you can both move on with your lives without ruining the life of your child.
Information and advice on ending a relationship, including the following:
is available from citizensadvice.
Go to the GOV.UK website for detailed information on the following topics:
The series of comprehensive guides on the Divorce Process are available from the following links:
For practical information to help you sort out finances if going through or thinking about divorce or separation, go to MoneyHelper.
Information on the resposibilities of joint finances or joint debts if your relationship comes to an end is available here.
Tenancies, Home Ownership and Housing Rights
Information on the effect relationship breakdowns may have on tenancies, home ownership and other housing rights is available from Shelter.org.uk.
Support for Single Parent Families
Gingerbread is a registered charity (England and Wales) which provides advice, practical support and campaigns for single parent families.
To contact Gingerbread follow this link or for details of their free, confidential helpline click here.
The National Family Mediation (NFM) provides mediation services to any separating or divorcing parents or couples who are experiencing difficulties agreeing arrangements for their children or finances, including property.
To contact NFM:
Phone: 0300 4000 636
Fax: (01392) 271945
Online: online form
Locate your nearest Family Mediation Centre.
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