It can be utterly baffling for a family who finds themselves at the centre of a dispute that erupts past the point of needing resolution. There can be months of arguing and possibly fighting, bad feeling all round. However, not all that many disputes go as far as court – despite the shouting and screaming at each other suggesting otherwise. It is often possible to reach agreement through dispute resolution and to get help with any serious matters, it’s worth contacting the local citizens advice service. Failing that, just contacting a local solictor, it may be possible to get a free assessment appointment. I always recommend everyone look at their home insurance to see if there is legal cover included and then make a call to them. If so, their legal will generally deal with matters from ther on, but you need to be sure that you are covered and that you follow their instructions in a timely fashion.