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 book on Scots family and child law that will be of practical use to students and practitioners.
This book is set out in a clear and logical manner and includes chapters on:

· the formalities and legal consequences of marriage; civil partnership and cohabitation;
· divorce, dissolution and the breakdown of cohabitation;
· the rights and capacity of children;
· adoption and permanence; and
· the Children's Hearings System.
The eighth edition incorporates all recent legislative changes including the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018, Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Act 2019, Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019, Children (Scotland) Act 2020 and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020.

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 parental rights
Chapter 12 Actions in relation to parental responsibilities and parental rights
Chapter 13 Adoption and permanence
Chapter 14 Children: responsibilities and powers of local authorities
Chapter 15 The Children's Hearings System

Product details

Published 19 Sep 2022
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 8th
Extent 480
ISBN 9781526513892
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Author

Katy Macfarlane

Katy Macfarlane is a Lecturer at the University of…