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New edition of 'Thomson's Family Law in Scotland' by Katy Macfarlane to be published

Wed 10 August 2022

Thomson's Family Law in Scotland

The updated 8th edition of 'Thomson's Family Law in Scotland', written by Edinburgh Law School's Katy Macfarlane, Lecturer in Child and Family Law, will be published on 25th August 2022.

This highly regarded text is an indispensable resource for students and practitioners, providing a clear and comprehensive survey of all key areas of family law, including:
    •    the formalities and legal consequences of marriage, civil partnership and cohabitation
    •    divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships
    •    parental responsibilities and parental rights
    •    adoption and permanence
    •    the legal rights of the child
    •    child protection
    •    the Children’s Hearings System

The 8th edition of this text covers all recent legislation including the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018, the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Act 2019, the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019, the Children (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020.

The text can be ordered from the Bloomsbury UK website.