Separating Map

Separation is usually a painful process. Parties often feel hurt and aggrieved. Different issues arise that people urgently need help in resolving. In this section we aim to provide some guidance on the most common issues to help you to move forward and avoid inadvertently making errors that are likely to complicate things. We have created a 'map' of the key stages you may be having to deal with.

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Don't know where the child(ren) is(are)

Don't know where the child(ren) is(are)

Sometimes a parent comes home to find that their ex and children have gone, they don't know where and family members who might know won't…

Housing

Housing

Issues about where your children, you and your ex shall live are very important when separating.

I've been served with a Non-Molestation Order

I've been served with a Non-Molestation Order

If you have been unexpectedly served (this usually means sent by post but it may have been delivered by hand) a Non-Molestation Order (NMO) the…

Schools

Schools

Separated parents can get into arguments over access to school, school reports, attendance of sports days, concerts, paying for uniforms, etc. Unless a court order…

Surviving Separation Course - Nov/Dec 2021

Surviving Separation Course - Nov/Dec 2021

Surviving Separation is an 8-week online course run on 8 consecutive Tuesday nights, starting on 2nd November, from 6:30pm to 9pm tutored by FNF members. …

Told I Can't See The Child(ren)

Told I Can't See The Child(ren)

People often come to us when they have been told they can't see their child(ren) by their ex who is controlling contact. Legally it is…

Victims’ Survey 2021 - Deadline Monday 5th July

Victims’ Survey 2021 - Deadline Monday 5th July

Have you been a victim of or reported a crime in the past three years? Please complete the survey and tell the Victims' Commissioner about…