Adoption FAQs – The Children’s Hearing process

To mark Adoption Week Scotland, our Adoption specialist, Emma Letham, has put together a series of blogs, answering commonly asked questions from Prospective Adopters. Do Prospective Adopters need to take part in the Children’s Hearing process? The short answer is no. Prospective Adopters do not need to take part in the Children’s Hearing process. However, […]

Q&A with an Adopter

To mark Adoption Week Scotland, our Adoption specialist, Emma Letham, spoke with a recent adopter about his experience of the Adoption Process:- EL – What has been the best thing about adopting? Achieving something that I never dreamed was possible. Adoption for same sex couples didn’t become legal until 2009, so becoming a parent wasn’t […]

Effects of the Children (Scotland) Act 2020

What changes will the Children (Scotland) Act 2020 make for children and young people?

Cohabitant claims

Partner Roger Mackenzie discusses cohabitation and what can happen when couples separate

Q&A the adoption process

For LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week, WJM Associate Emma Letham speaks with Karen Watt from Scottish Adoption about the adoption process

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