With Adoption Week 2019 having come and gone, now is the perfect time to bust some myths in relation to the adoption process in Scotland. Here, our adoption solicitor Lynsey Brown looks at some frequently asked questions in relation the law and procedure of adoption and provides clarity on some common misconceptions around that process.
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Latest Family articles
So-called "gagging orders" on divorce are again a hot topic thanks to the high profile divorce between Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong. This article will explore the Scottish position on anonymity in court, insofar as it relates to family law.
What will a new Children (Scotland) Act 2020 mean for families? Part five – What does the Bill NOT cover, and miscellaneous provisions
New laws relating to children in Scotland are currently being considered by the Scottish Parliament. In a series of short blogs, our Family Law will consider some of the key provisions of the Bill and how those could impact on practitioners and the families that we represent. The final part of this series will briefly cover further proposals on miscellaneous revisals and conclude by asking – what does the Bill NOT cover?
What can trauma awareness bring to family law, especially disputes concerning children? In this collaborative feature a solicitor and two clinical psychologists offer some practical suggestions
We are delighted to hear of the Progress Educational Trust's Petition to bring about a change in the regulatory framework around storage of frozen eggs.