A solicitor accredited in child law explains the advance payment scheme, the first stage of the Scottish Government's financial redress scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in care
The ongoing controversy since the Brexit referendum, and in Scotland over a new independence vote, has exposed the drawbacks of the unwritten British constitution and the need for clearly stated rules
Form F9, the much criticised court form for intimation to a child, is finally to be replaced, but the Scottish Child Law Centre supports further reform to ensure meaningful participation by the child
Two lawyers also qualified in French or Spanish law explain the matrimonial property regimes that may apply where a couple, whether or not of mixed nationality, acquire property in one of these countries
Stringent Home Office criteria for spousal visas, and their “overzealous” application, will mean a big increase in the number of families split between the UK and another country after Brexit