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Extensive research shows that ongoing conflict following a couple’s separation has serious negative effects on not only the couple themselves as individuals, but also on their children. The UK Government have this week announced that there will be a radical …Continue reading

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This week the government has published a report on how it makes decisions about which vaccines to fund. For a long time, charities and campaigners have been lobbying for this report to be published. It also follows calls for greater …Continue reading

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January is the month often referred to as the month when more separations occur than any other. Certainly there appears to be a spike in numbers with newly separated individuals consulting divorce lawyers then. Contrary to popular opinion, the timing …Continue reading

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Scots law allows, in certain circumstances, the physical chastisement of children, but can this ever be justified? It is widely argued that to permit physical chastisement of children is contrary to international human rights, which prescribe that no-one should be …Continue reading

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Every year, vast numbers of Brits travel to countries all over the world on holiday, where they meet, and on occasions, romance with foreign nationals, either local or a fellow tourist from an entirely different country. Most holiday romances are …Continue reading

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This week the National Records of Scotland published the top 100 lists of most popular names for babies whose births were registered in 2016. There are no particularly surprising names within the top 100 lists (Olivia and Jack remain the …Continue reading

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It’s the time of year when many children are asking for smart phones or mobile devices that can allow them independent online access. Or, if you are a parent that has recently separated, you may be thinking such a device …Continue reading

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With kids back to school after the summer holidays, many of the parents among you may be asking: when is it okay to let your kids take themselves to and from school and come home to an empty house? The …Continue reading

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