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Family Law in Scotland 7th ed isbn 9781780437590

Family Law in Scotland 6th ed

ISBN13: 9781847665607
New Edition ISBN: 9781780437590
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781845922863
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

  • >This is a well-established, clear and comprehensive survey of Scots family law – 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 sixth edition includes all recent legislative changes including the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007.

Scots Law
1. Getting married and registering a partnership
2. Legal impediments to marriage and civil partnership
3. The legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership, part I: general
4. The legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership, part II: moveable property
5. The legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership, part III: the matrimonial and family home
6. Divorce and dissolution
7. Financial provision on divorce and dissolution
8. Cohabitants
9. Parents and children
10. Children’s legal capacity and rights
11. Parental responsibilities and rights
12. Actions in relation to parental responsibilities and rights
13. Adoption
14. Children in need: duties and powers of local authorities
15. Children in need: emergency procedures and compulsory measures of supervision.