Amanda Masson's Article in the Journal of The Law Society Scottland looks at whether Scotland should consider following other jurisdictions by introducing a presumption of shared care, which on the research has numerous benefits for the children involved.
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Latest articles from Amanda Masson
Family law team at Harper Macleod welcomes move to uphold highest standards in family mediation in Scotland
Family Mediation is a process which parties choose to enter in to, aimed at assisting people to improve communication between them with a view to addressing issues arising during or after separation or divorce. A new code of conduct sets out the standard people should expect from a family mediator.
Amanda Masson, a family law specialist at Harper Macleod, looks at what lies behind the current growth in surrogacy and what it might mean for adoption and future family units.
This article will explore the Scottish position on anonymity in court, insofar as it relates to family law, exploring how and to what extent litigants in family actions are protected from possible media attention.
Whilst I am sure most of the nation probably shares my sense of "Brexit fatigue", one aspect of the current debate has parallels with the process clients face upon separation with a view to divorce. Sometimes clients of the family law team know that the separation is something that needs to happen, whether they wished it to happen or not, but there is little or no guidance available to them to enable informed choices to be made.