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All or nothing for civil partnerships: ministers' options for equal rights

Consultation begins on opening status to all, or abolishing it

Lothian & Borders practice note issued for family action affidavits

Sheriff principal's guidance follows that for Court of Session

Practice note extends affidavit guidance in family actions

Updated version builds on experience in defended actions

Keep children out of court – but test their evidence: Faculty

Response to Vulnerable Witnesses Bill calls for informed challenge

Sheriff wrong to make final contact order when proof not over: Appeal Court

Proper case management might have prevented delays that occurred

Children's hearing referrals subject to new Lothian & Borders practice note

Sheriff principal seeks efficient disposal of proceedings and appeals

Bill to ban smacking introduced to Holyrood

Government declares support for Green MSP's measure

Faculty welcomes family case management plans, with reservations

Response challenges some proposals for child cases

Two child protection offences set for overhaul

Ministers consult on reforms to neglect and abuse provisions

Family law costs will rise after Brexit, advocates believe

Reforms will be needed to make up for losing EU rules, response states

Faculty of Advocates advises caution in changing Children (Scotland) Act

Act said to be “generally clear, succinct and coherent”

Two weeks to go on SCJC family action consultation

Views invited on proposals to improve case management