Thomson's Family Law in Scotland

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Thomson's Family Law in Scotland

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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 eighth edition includes all recent legislative changes including the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 2014 and the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018.

It also includes coverage of the Scottish Government's consultation on the future of civil partnerships in Scotland and the allowance of mixed sex couples entering a civil partnership.

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

Product details

Published 25 Aug 2022
Format Paperback
Edition 8th
Extent 480
ISBN 9781526513878
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 234 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Katy Macfarlane

Katy Macfarlane is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Chi…