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Factsheets & Guides

On this page you will find FNF-produced Factsheets and some useful Guides to help you with your situation.

Factsheets

Below is a list of our Factsheets. In order to view these, you must have active Membership of FNF. Members must login using the login form on the top right of this page.

  • The Children Act 1989
  • Parental Responsibility
  • Interim Contact
  • Change of Surname
  • Representing Yourself
  • McKenzie Friends
  • Contact Guidelines
  • Grandparents
  • Effective Letter Writing
  • Child Support Agency (CSA)
  • Child Maintenance Service (CMS)
  • Family Mediation
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • The Case for Shared Parenting
  • Parental Alienation
 
If you are interested in becoming a member, press the button below for more information. Membership costs £39 for the first year and £35 thereafter. We offer discounted membership at £18 per year for those who are unemployed.
 

Guides

You do not need to be a member to view our guides. FNF have produced the following for your information:

The following guides offer helpful tips for keeping separated parents in their children's lives:

Father Profiles

Information sheets about fathers in different situations:

The Court and Your Child

These two illustrated, very accessible guides are great good for explaining different sides of the family courts to children. There are guides on two aspects:

COVID-19 

We have put together two Guidance documents for non-resident parents which will be regularly updated:

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FNF HSSF Kite Mark

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.

Families Need Fathers work with a range of family law professionals, including Family Law Panel.

FNF are pleased to announce a partnership with MyDaddy who have built this excellent app for the significant proportion of fathers who are now newly sharing parenting after separation.

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