Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole


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The Oratto website is a very useful free resource on all family law matters.

We have a wide range of information pages and guides, including divorce, separation, financial settlements, child arrangements (sometimes still called custody and access), disputes over child arrangements, cohabitation separation, occupation and non-molestation orders , child abduction, prenuptial agreements, separation agreements. 

Free Initial Telephone Consultation

Oratto  offer a free 30 minute telephone consultation with our experienced and knowledgeable family law advisers. This can often be a useful starting point for people to discuss their options and to find out what their next steps may be, as well as being provided with general advice and information relevant to their situation. 

No appointment is necessary, simply call the Helpline 0845 388 3765 and you can speak to an adviser immediately. If you wish us to call you at a time that is convenient for you, please email us to arrange a call-back. All calls and emails are confidential. 

We provide services to people across England & Wales.

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Venue/Contact Details
St Johns House
St John's Street
PO19 1UU
Area coverage
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Oratto is free to use and access.
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Referral process:
  • No formal referral required, just call our Helpline or visit our website.
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