Useful Family Law Links

A collection of links to useful sites, either for researching Family Law in general, or for locating resources for use at court in your own case.

Bailii – British and Irish Legal Information Institute

Access to Freely Available British and Irish Public Legal Information: British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material


Cafcass stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. Operating within the law set by Parliament (Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000) and under the rules and directions of the family courts, Cafcass are independent of the courts, social services, education and health authorities and all similar agencies. Cafcass is the largest employer of qualified social workers in England.

Child Protection Resource

Child Protection Resource provide up to date information about relevant law and practice, and contribute to the wider debate about the child protection system.

Family Law by Lexis Nexis

Articles are written by experts in their field and include barristers, solicitors, judges, mediators, academics and professionals from a range of related disciplines. Family Law provides a platform for debate for all the important topics, from divorce and care proceedings to transparency and access to justice

HMCTS Family Law Forms

The various Family Law forms for use at court provided by HM Courts & Tribunals Service.

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

HCPC are a regulator of health and care professions in the UK. Their role is to protect the public by regulating 15 health and care professions in the UK. By law, health and care professionals must be registered with them to work in the UK.


TheyWorkForYou takes open data from the UK Parliament, and presents it in a way that’s easy to follow. You can search for your local MP, or by topic of phrase, to see what MPs have been saying in Parliament about what matters to you.

Transparency Project

Transparency Project are a registered charity. They explain and discuss family law and family courts in England & Wales, and signpost to useful resources to help people understand the system and the law better. They work towards improving the quality, range and accessibility of information available to the public both in the press and elsewhere


You have the right to request information from any public body, and get answers. WhatDoTheyKnow helps you make a Freedom of Information request. It also publishes all requests online.