We have two family law advice lines, one national and one for women in London.

Both lines can advise you on:

  • domestic violence and abuse
  • divorce, finances and property on relationship breakdown
  • cohabitation, finances and property on relationship breakdown
  • parental responsibility and arrangements for children
  • lesbian parenting

Please note our advice lines are not open on Bank Holidays. 

National Family Law Line

This line is for women in England and Wales who need family law advice.

Call: 020 7251 6577

Opening hours: 

Tuesday 7pm – 9pm

Wednesday 7pm – 9pm

Thursday 7pm – 9pm

Friday 12pm - 2pm

Due unforeseen circumstances our National Family Law Advice Line will be closed tonight Thursday 7th December. It will re-open tomorrow Friday at 12pm.  

London family law line

This line is for women living or working in London who need family law advice, as part of the Ascent project and Ascent plus project.

Call: 020 7608 1137

Opening hours: 

Monday 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm

Tuesday 2pm – 4pm

Wednesday 2pm – 4pm

Thursday  10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm

Interpreting services

We offer telephone interpreting services on our advice lines. You will need to tell the adviser what language you speak and will be put on hold while we call the interpreting service.