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Divorce-Rights offers you affordable family law services. Family law is a complex and diverse area and it is important that you choose a solicitor who is a specialist. Our team is managed by a solicitor who is nationally recognized as a specialist in family law, both by Resolution, and the Law Society.

Your solicitor at Divorce-Rights is a member of Resolution.  Resolution is an organization of 5,000 lawyers and family justice professionals.  Resolution believes that family law disputes should be dealt with in a way designed to preserve people’s dignity and to encourage agreements. Resolution’s Code of Practice sets out the principles which its lawyers follow.  The principles of the Code are widely recognized and have been adopted by the Law Society as recommended good practice for all family lawyers.  Resolution’s Code requires lawyers to deal with each other in a civilised way and to encourage clients to reach fair agreements.

 

 

Accreditations

Family Law Advanced

The Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme covers specialist areas of family law work. Members will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society, that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in selected, specialist areas of family law. Howard Cohen is a member of The Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme.

Resolution

Resolution members encourage sensitive, cost-effective solutions that consider the needs of the whole family - and in particular the best interests of the children. Membership of Resolution commits family lawyers to resolving disputes in a non-confrontational way. Resolution members believe that family law disputes should be dealt with in a constructive way designed to preserve people’s dignity and to encourage agreements. Resolution is committed to developing and promoting best standards in the practice of family law and explores and promotes other ways of resolving family disputes, such as mediation and collaborative law, so that couples have alternatives to going to court. Howard Cohen and Laura Clapton are members of Resolution.

Family Mediators Association

The Family Mediators Association (FMA) is a membership organisation for family mediators. The FMA provides training, supervision and other services to its members. They are a lead body and member organisation of the Family Mediation Council (FMC), the umbrella for professional family mediators. Laura Clapton is a member of FMA.