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IF YOU NEED HELP WITH A CHILD CONTACT ISSUE PLEASE CALL THE HELPLINE NUMBER at the top of this page Monday to Friday 10am to 7pm.

Calls are charged by BT at 50p per minute. The charity receives no fee from the calls. 

We strongly recommend that you come to one of our face to face support metings where you can also have a FREE consultation with one of our volunteer Family law solicitors

You can also email us through the website by using the Contact Us facility at the top of this page 

NEW VENUE FOR NORTH EAST WALES MEETINGS FROM JULY 13th 2017 - now in the Daniel Owen Centre, Earl Rd., Mold, CH7 1AP - follow the link for Wrexham & Flintshire meetings on the left hand side of this page 

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UK GOVERNMENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL

- a great opportunity?

read our proposals here  

 

A 'MONOPOLY' OF THE ARGUMENT 

Child Maintenance - an alternative experience 

read our article here

 

MANIFESTO FOR FAMILY JUSTICE 2017

In collaboration with our sister charity in England, Families Need Fathers, we are launching our own Manifesto for Family Justice here

We are urging our supporters to share the Manifesto and their own experiences with their MP and ask them to commit to support the ideas and proposals.

 

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WHAT WE DO ?

  • Emotional and practical support at face to face meetings across Wales
  • FREE one to one legal advice from volunteer solicitors at our support meetings
  • Produce research and briefings to try to improve outcomes for children and families struggling with parental separation
  • Provide DV support services for male victims of abuse
  • Lobby and campaign based on our research and values

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO ?

  • Make a plan. Work out exactly when and how you want to see your children. Be realistic about what YOU can commit to.
  • Come to one of our support meetings where we can help you
  • Put £5 in the collection - WE CANT CARRY ON WITHOUT THAT
  • Consider Mediation and other forms of dispute resolution
  • Avoid Family Court if at all possible

 

WHAT ELSE MIGHT HELP?

  • MEDIATION 

To find a family mediator near you visit the Family Mediation Council website OR use the search function on the National Family Mediation website

  • CAFCASS CYMRU PARENTING PLAN

Use this link to download the plan   

  • GOING TO COURT

If there's no alternative complete a DRAFT C100 form and then come to our meetings so we can help you get it right.

You can download the form and look at a useful guide on how to complete it here - How to complete a C100 Court Application 

If you are on benefits or a low income you may be able to apply to the Court at a reduced fee or free of charge 

Download the EX160 here

Dont forget that you MAY also qualify for 'Legal Aid'. Click on the 'Legal Aid' link at the top of this page 

Other resources may be available by clicking on our 'Links' tab at the top of this page.


 

We promote the DWP "Sorting out separation" resource. 

 


Any queries? Click here to contact us

 

Help and support for separated families
Branch website system developed for Families Need Fathers Both Parents Matter Cymru by Ideas Into Reality