The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
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Clarity on the Rights of a Homeless Family to be Adequately Homed – For Now…

Recently, Drummond Miller LLP were proud to work as Edinburgh Agent for the Govan Law Centre on a case which successfully challenged a decision by Glasgow City Council in respect... Read More >
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School’s out for Summer…but what is the plan?!

For many, the summer holidays bring a time to relax and reset, when the routines of the school week don’t apply and there is a little less rushing around. Consideration,... Read More >
Family Court Hearings Post Covid

Family Court Hearings Post Covid

Whilst most restrictions in society have now been lifted, the situation with Sheriff Courts in Scotland is that most Family Court hearings are still taking place remotely. Read More >
No fault divorce

A Scottish perspective on the new ‘no fault’ Divorce in England

The change to the law has come about after much campaigning, and has been hailed as the biggest shake-up of Divorce law (in England) for 50 years. Read More >
Financial Provision on Separation: Our Approach

Financial Provision on Separation: Our Approach

All of the solicitors in the Drummond Miller Family Law team are committed to assisting clients to resolve such disputes in as constructive and positive a fashion as possible Read More >
Simplified Divorce Procedure in Scotland

Simplified Divorce Procedure in Scotland

There are 2 types of divorce procedure in Scotland, the ‘Ordinary’ procedure and the ‘Simplified’ procedure. In this blog I look at the latter; when it can be used and... Read More >
When choosing a school is not child's play

When choosing a school is not child's play

If parents cannot reach an agreement about the way forward, and agree which school to register the child at, the Court may require to become involved. Read More >
Civil Partnerships - Recent Changes (July 2021)

Civil Partnerships - Recent Changes (July 2021)

A change in the Law means that from 30 June 2021, mixed-sex couples can now enter into a civil partnership. Read More >
Lockdown Reflections - impact of Covid-19

Lockdown Reflections - the impacts of Covid-19

Linsey Ferguson, Partner, reflects on the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on aspects of her work and looks to the future. Read More >
Do grandparents have a “right” to see their grandchildren?

Do grandparents have a “right” to see their grandchildren?

Grandparents play a really important role in many children’s lives. So, do grandparents have a legal right to see their grandchildren? You might think the answer to that question is... Read More >