Presents a clear and concise introductory guide for students of Family Law in Scotland.
Covering all the major legislation, Scottish Family Law is designed for new students of the subject.
It gives you a framework for understanding how family law operates and will help you to prepare for your exams.
Each chapter includes lists of essential facts and cases to illustrate how the rules described are applied in practice.
It takes full account of the substantial statutory developments in the field since the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006; covers three major Acts: the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011; the Marriage and Civil Partnership Act 2014; the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and includes important new legislation such as the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008.