Alternatives to court

These pages offer separating parents alternatives to resolve their dispute without going to court.

Why avoid court?

Parents need to be aware that a decision to ‘go to court’ may well result in a long, drawn out, expensive, stressful, acrimonious process which eventually reaches a resolution which neither party is happy with. Unless they are very careful, it is unlikely that their children will not be damaged by the process.

What are the alternatives?

These pages set out some options and point you to what is on offer.