The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
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Getting separation advice…separately

Like me, you may have found a few hours escapism at the end of the damp, locked down, Scottish summer by admiring the amazing houses and views on the Netflix... Read More >
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Changing a child’s school placement following separation

Schools in Scotland reopened at the beginning of August following months of closure due to the Covid-19 lockdown. It has no doubt been difficult for many children to settle back... Read More >
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Update on Family Court Actions

As a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, and resulting social distancing measures, family business in Sheriff Courts around Scotland ground to a virtual halt in March of this year. Only... Read More >
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Family Law: Children of separated parents and the Covid-19 pandemic

You may remember the considerable press coverage at the start of lockdown regarding children of separated parents, and whether they could travel between households to see each parent. The initial... Read More >
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Family Law: Separation and the Covid-19 pandemic

For many, the financial and emotional impact of the current lockdown will also have a long-lasting effect upon family relationships. Read More >
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Access to the family courts during the Covid-19 pandemic

We are now in our sixth week of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We have all faced some level of disruption in our lives and have had to adjust... Read More >
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Coronavirus and Child Law - What's Happening?

There is no doubt that we are living in unprecedented times. A global pandemic has left “normal life” feeling as though it is in free fall. Read More >
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International Women’s Day 2020

In anticipation of International Woman’s Day on 8th March, we took some time at our Family Law Team meeting to celebrate our all-female team and discuss the issues around equality... Read More >

Sibling rights in the children's hearing system - is change coming?

In the Children’s Hearings System in Scotland, a “relevant person” is defined as a person who has, or recently has had, significant involvement in the upbringing of a child. A... Read More >
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We’re all going on a summer holiday aren’t we?

With the festive season over and the weather still so cold and dreary, many of us will start to make plans for travels to warmer climes with the family in... Read More >
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