Family Law Advice
There are ways of getting free or more affordable family law advice and we help you by listing many useful resources below.
Remember that ONRECORD is here to help you gather evidence and make your case, which is essential with any problem.
Many solicitors offer a free first appointment so ring up and check your local solicitors to see who is available and what’s being offered.
To find a family law solicitor in your area, search the Law Society database here
Answers to divorce questions
Answers to questions about children in the family court
Free Advice for litigants in person – someone who goes to court without a lawyer.
Finding free or affordable legal help
The Money Advice Service
How to pay legal fees on divorce or dissolution
Survival guide for divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership
How to get a divorce or end a civil partnership without the help of a lawyer
A survival guide to using family mediation after a break up
Family First Solicitors offer a free witness statement template and give no-nonsense advice to ensure that when your statement is put in front of the Judge it should help your case, instead of hindering it.
Deborah Nelson Family Law offers several free, useful templates here
You can use these free document templates in court. Fill them in with our advice and guidance.
The Rights of Women website provides a useful summary of what you need to know.
Child Law Advice has a useful article specifically about preparing a position statement. They also have a useful guide to preparing a witness statement
Even if you can afford to pay for family law legal advice, you can save money by doing some of the work yourself. Easily gather your evidence in an organised way so that you can help your lawyer to quickly understand the situation. Use ONRECORD for this. Sign up now.