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Last week, Scottish Mediation published a report titled “Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream in Civil Justice in Scotland”. As many of you will know, mediation is a process for resolving disputes. An important point to note about the process is …Continue reading

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Myths and Misconceptions surrounding Divorce Lawyers If you have separated from your husband or wife, you may be tempted to try to resolve the financial issues arising out of the separation without involving lawyers. A lot of people presume that …Continue reading

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Kim Kardashian, Elton John, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman, Tom Ford are to name but a few of the celebrities who have used a surrogate to have a child. Surrogacy is becoming increasingly common in the UK. It is not …Continue reading

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The face of marriage in Scotland, England and Wales changed in 2014 with the introduction of same sex marriage. Since then, same sex couples have had the option of entering either civil partnerships or marriage. Whilst the change was welcomed …Continue reading

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Father’s Day is this Sunday (17th June 2018) and some fathers in Scotland will be wondering whether they have the right to see their child on that day. After all, the name of the day would suggest that it is …Continue reading

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Father’s Day is this Sunday (17th June 2018) and some fathers in Scotland will be wondering whether they have the right to see their child on that day.  Well the answer can be found in my blog from June 2016-here …Continue reading

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In Scotland, grandparents’ rights are a common topic of conversation as technically speaking they have no automatic legal rights in relation to their grandchildren. However, a person who “claims an interest” in respect of a child can apply to the …Continue reading

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With many children having commenced or re-commenced University last month, there will have been discussions (or negotiations!) taking place between parents and their child regarding the level of financial support that will be provided to him/her whilst attending University. In …Continue reading

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Over the past few years, many will recall news reports of superheroes climbing public buildings campaigning for father’s rights. This has sparked much debate and publicity for various reasons and at the time it left many fathers wondering – do I have rights in relation to my …Continue reading

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Last month, I published a blog regarding a London based heterosexual couple who had filed a judicial review at the High Court in London as they felt that they were being discriminated against based on their gender and sexual orientation …Continue reading

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