Established text for all students of family law and has provided a useful work of reference for practitioners. Written by Law Commisioner, Joe Thompson, the book is clear and a useful resource for lay people.
Family Law in Scotland provides a clear and concise account of the rules of Scottish private law which govern family relationships, covering the legal consequences of marriage, divorce, financial provision on divorce, parental responsibilities and rights, adoption and children's hearings. Procedures are not covered. This edition includes legislative changes brought about by the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006.