British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII). UK and Irish
cases and legislation.
CAFCASS. Children and Family Court Advisory Support Services. Represents
children and reports on issues affecting children in family proceedings.
Court Service (England and Wales). Provides information about courts
in England and Wales, some judgments and practice directions, court
forms and fees, Court Service (Scotland) (new link - hyperlink added)
Provides information about courts in Scotland, some court opinions and
announcements, court forms and fees.
Court Service (Northern Ireland). Provides information about courts
in Northern Ireland, recent judgments, court lists. Family Law Publisher
of cases and texts on family law. Also provides training for family
The Child Support Agency. Use the calculation as a guide to support
Family Law. Imprint of Jordan Publishing Ltd., publisher of cases and
texts on family law. Also provides training for family law professionals.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Government department dealing with
foreign affairs. Includes country specific and general travel advice.
Also legalises certain documents such as marriage and birth certificates
for official use overseas.
HMSO. The Stationery Office, the UK government printer. Contains a number
of government publications online, including public and local acts,
regulations, ecclesiastical measures (General Synod of the Church of
England). Order online HMSO Publications.
Government department dealing with domestic issues. Read about domestic
policies and obtain information on such matters as obtaining a British
passport and applying for UK residence.
Jordans. Order legal texts online and book training courses for
Ministry of Justice. Government department dealing with administration
of justice. Provides information about law reform, current law, civil
procedure, data protection, human rights, to name a few areas covered.
Law Commission (England and Wales). Independent body that researches
and proposes reforms to existing law. Proposals are then considered
Family Law Reports. Online law reports available by subscription.
Law Society of England and Wales. Body governing all practising solicitors
in England and Wales.
Legal Services Commission. Public body that provides public funding
(legal aid) for eligible persons in a range of legal cases. Includes
calculators on eligibility.
London Collaborative Lawyers are a group of like minded specialist solicitors
practicing Family Law independently in separate firms in the Central
and Greater London areas.
UK Official Publications. Comprehensive catalogue of official government
Parliament Online. Daily business and future events, see what legislation
is being dealt with and read about judicial developments, find contact
information for MPs.
Counselling for couples and individuals with relationship problems.
Association of family lawyers in England and Wales subscribing to a
high standard of good practice. Members aim to deal with cases in a
non-confrontational way and according to a Code of Practice. Also runs
a scheme allowing experienced practitioners to qualify as accredited
specialists in specific areas of family law expertise.
Law Commission (Scotland). As above but for Scotland.
General information about options relating to pensions on divorce. Run
by independent financial advisers.
Smith Bernal/Word Wave
Official Court of Appeal and Administrative Court/Crown Office transcripts,
available through an annual subscription or on an individual fee basis
of Family Mediators. Provides information about family mediation and
Information about government and government services.
Delia Venables. Information for solicitors and individuals about
legal resources in the UK and abroad. Includes information solicitors,
legal resources and training.