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NB: The national body for Relate has prepared a standard governing document .
- “To provide, for the benefit of the public, assistance through conciliation for couples whose relationships appear to be breaking down, and where such relationships have already broken down, to advise and help in the settlement of differences or potential differences over associated matters such as custody and access to children, and financial matters.”
See also example objects for charities for the promotion of the law, police and crime prevention.
Activities a charity for these purposes might be carrying out:
Counselling (by trained counsellors), advice and information on legal rights or obligations; signposting to other forms of help; providing a safe “neutral” place for couples to talk to each other with a view to reconciliation or agreement.