Family Law in Scotland (7ed)

Family Law in Scotland (7ed)
Family Law in Scotland (7ed)
Thomson, JM
9781780437590
30/09/2014
7
£44.00
Pb
Bloomsbury Professional

Family Law in Scotland 7ed 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 People (Scotland) Act 2014 and the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014.

Contents:
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

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