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‘Wholesale Review’ of Scottish Family Law May Be Needed

Holyrood’s Justice Committee recently published a review of the Family Law Scotland Act 2006 and concluded that a complete review of Scots family law may be necessary in the next session of Parliament.

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Recent Case Demonstrates the Importance of Guardianship Orders

A recent Court of Session case has demonstrated the importance of Guardianship Orders when someone becomes unable to take care of their own affairs.

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Civil Partnerships for Heterosexual Couples?

A heterosexual couple have lost their legal battle to be allowed to enter into a civil partnership. Rebecca Steinfeld, 34, and Charles Keidan, 39, are both academics who live in Hammersmith, west London and are engaged and have been in a relationship for over five years. The couple also have a young son together.

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Succession (Scotland) Bill Passes Final Stage

Succession law touches the life of every person in Scotland as most people will inherit something over the course of their lives and most people will leave some money or possessions behind when they die. Succession law in Scotland has long been accused of being out of step with modern society and in dire need of reform.

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New Scottish Government Framework on Palliative Care

Last week the Scottish Government published the Strategic Framework for Action on Palliative Care and pledged that palliative care will be available to every Scot, regardless of the patient’s age, diagnosis or postcode. The Scottish Government has invested £3.5 million in this policy and have set out their plans for the next 5 years.

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Why You Should Write a Will

Succession law is an area of law that we can all be sure we’ll come into contact with. At some point, most of us will inherit from parents or a spouse and we will all leave something behind when we die.

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Welcome to the news section of Family Law Glasgow

We aim to provide an exceptional level of service to clients needing family law advice in Glasgow and surrounding areas. Our news section will play an important role  in keeping you advised of important new developments in family law matters. These changes may have a direct impact on your situation. Our solicitors constantly monitor changes in the law to ensure we provide the best advice to you.

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