Divorce and separation

Wire snappingIf your relationship is foundering and you're thinking of separation, or divorce, we've got advice on the practical, financial and emotional consequences for you, your children and your ex. We've drawn on the advice on Mumsnet Talk and thanks are due also to the experts at Relate, Gingerbread, Dad.info and The Parent Connection. 

Grounds for divorce

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Not sure what constitutes grounds for divorce, or how the whole legal process works? We've got the information you need.

Surviving divorce financially

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Detangling your finances and then surviving financially as a lone parent is challenging. We've got advice to help you get through.

What is domestic violence?

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Domestic abuse comes in many different forms. Find out how you can get help to protect yourself and your children.

DIY divorce

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Bitter legal wrangles aren't inevitable. Read what to consider if you're contemplating a DIY divorce.

Unmarried couples and co-parenting

Understand your legal position as an unmarried couple and ensure your children's needs are looked after.

Tips for making second families work

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Met someone else? Would like to? We've got post-divorce dating advice, and tips on building a harmonious blended family.