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Faculty highlights problems in criminalising child emotional abuse

Consultation response seeks reform, while protecting "reasonable parenting"

Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill passes first stage

MSPs unanimously back rise, but some want to go further

Holyrood committee backs higher age of criminal responsibility

Bill to raise minimum to 12 supported in stage 1 report

Society launches debate on reforms to cohabitant laws

Consultation opens on time limits and other issues

MSPs open call for evidence on anti-smacking bill

Member's bill begins its stage 1 scrutiny

ACEs documentary to be screened for Glasgow lawyers

Judges and practitioners invited to film show with panel discussion

Swinney agrees compensation proposal for care abuse survivors

Legislation to be put to Holyrood during current term

Peers in further alert over no-deal Brexit consequences for family cases

Questions put to Government over lack of clarity

Society calls for strengthened children's rights in Act review

Response includes support for sibling contact rights

Opposite sex civil partnerships to be recognised in England, May reveals

Prime Minister makes announcement at Conservative conference

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