Family Law in Scotland, 7th edition is a well-established, clear and comprehensive survey of Scots family law and is of practical use to practitioners and students alike.
Topics are laid out in a clear logical manner covering the formalities and legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership, divorce and dissolution, and important issues relating to children, such as parental rights and responsibilities, protection and adoption.
The seventh edition includes all recent legislative changes including the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 2014 and the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014.
Previous print edition ISBN: 9781847665607
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Getting married and registering a civil partnership Part I: getting married Part II: Registering a civil partnership Chapter 2 Legal impediments to marriage and civil partnership Chapter 3 The legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership Part I: general Chapter 4 The legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership Part II: moveable property Chapter 5 The legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership Part III: the matrimonial and family home Chapter 6 Divorce and dissolution Chapter 7 Financial provision on divorce and dissolution Chapter 8 Cohabitants Chapter 9 Parents and children Chapter 10 Children's legal capacity and rights Chapter 11 Parental responsibilities and rights Chapter 12 Actions in relation to parental responsibilities and rights Chapter 13 Adoption Chapter 14 Children: responsibilities and powers of local authorities Chapter 15 Children in need: emergency procedures and compulsory supervision orders