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Scottish Government seeks to update The Children (Scotland) Act 1995

The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 is currently under review by the Scottish Government. The Government aims to update existing legislation, as well as ensure that the interests of children and their need to form and maintain relationships with key adults in their lives (i.e. parents, grandparents, step-parents and other family members) remain a central concern to any new measures introduced.

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Supreme Court Grants Unmarried Mother of Four Widowed Parents' Allowance

In a recent court case, mother of four Siobhan McLaughlin applied for widowed parent’s allowance to support herself and children following the death of her partner, John Adams, in 2014. Her application was initially rejected by the Northern Ireland Department for Communities on the basis that they were unmarried.

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Landmark divorce ruling recognises Sharia law

A British court has recognised Sharia law for the first time after a judge made a landmark divorce ruling which could change the way Islamic marriage and divorce works in the UK.

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Researchers Look at Financial Settlements on Divorce

Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge have looked at financial settlements on divorce in England and Wales to analyse the characteristics of cases and settlements or orders resolved at different stages. 

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Divorce Can Negatively Impact on Health, Finds Study

Researchers have carried out many different studies over the years into the health impacts of marriage and divorce, and a new study has added weight to the idea that marriage can be beneficial for health while divorce can have a detrimental effect. 

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11 December 2018
Commercial
Planning permission has been granted for a new city-centre neighbourhood in central Glasgow, Scotland’s largest built-to-rent scheme to date.The proposal reveals the derelict 7.5-acre site behind High Street rail station will be transformed into a ne...
03 December 2018
Raeside Chisholm Solicitors News
As the holiday approaches we would like to take this opportunity to inform valued clients and potential new clients of our Christmas opening hours - we will be closed from 2pm on Friday 21st December until 9am on Wednesday 3rd January. However, there...
24 October 2018
Family Law
The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 is currently under review by the Scottish Government. The Government aims to update existing legislation, as well as ensure that the interests of children and their need to form and maintain relationships with key adu...
27 September 2018
Raeside Chisholm Solicitors News
Raeside Chisholm is pleased to announce that we will be taking part in Will Aid this November. We will waive our fee for drawing up a basic Will and instead invite our clients to donate to the Will Aid group of charities. The suggested minimum d...
18 September 2018
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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has detailed the Scottish government’s Programme for Scotland 2018/19 plans which include investing £7bn in building projects and creating a non-domestic business rates bill.The plans would result in the gove...
12 September 2018
Family Law
In a recent court case, mother of four Siobhan McLaughlin applied for widowed parent’s allowance to support herself and children following the death of her partner, John Adams, in 2014. Her application was initially rejected by the Northern Ireland D...

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