Gwasanaeth Gwybodaeth I Deuluoedd - Family Information Service

Free Divorce, Separation and Family Law Information and Advice - Family support services

What we do

Oratto provides free information on divorce and separation. Our website is a comprehensive and useful resource of information, guides and tools for anyone facing a divorce, a separation or family break-up. Our information pages cover a wide variety of issues, such as the stages of divorce, financial settlements, divorce after a short marriage, cohabitation separation, child arrangements, grandparent applications, domestic violence orders, and other matters relating to family law.

If you have any questions, or would like some information specific to your situation, please feel free to call our Helpline. You can speak to someone straight away by calling 0845 388 3765, or if you prefer us to call you, please email us at All calls and emails are confidential.

Who do we support

Anyone seeking information or advice on any family law matter.

Is there a charge to use this service?


Can anyone use this service?

Anyone can use Oratto, no referral is required

Service details for this family support services

Language: English only

  • Able to support children with disabilities No
  • Are staff DBS checked? Yes

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 Opening times

Our Helpline and Online Live Chat are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

If you prefer for us to call you at a time that is suitable for you, please email us at to arrange your telephone appointment. We do offer a limited number of evening and weekend 'phone appointments.