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For anyone going through personal and family difficulties, it is important to have an understanding of what rights the child, parents, and other family members have, what are the procedures involved when a case goes to court, how does one apply for a court order in the first place, what other useful bodies/agencies can one turn to for help, and so on.

With the right information the process can become a lot less daunting.

Choose from the topics in the left hand menu for more information.


Have you found these pages helpful and/or would you like more information? Consider becoming a member of FNF to download our Factsheets for free.  These include further information on the Children Act 1989, representing yourself in court, mediation and much more.  Please go to the Publications menu above and select Factsheets and Guides to see our list of available Factsheets; If you are a member and are logged in you will be able to download them there immediately.

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Families Need Fathers has been awarded the Help and Support for Separated Families Kite Mark which is a new UK government accreditation scheme for organisations offering help to separated families.

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