Inflation bites twice on separated families As the cost of living crisis hits households across the country, separated families may need to revisit maintenance arrangements agreed at a time when inflation was subdued. When married couples split spouses owe a duty of financial support to one another. This will often see the higher earning party […]
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 […]
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 […]
What changes will the Children (Scotland) Act 2020 make for children and young people?
Partner Roger Mackenzie discusses cohabitation and what can happen when couples separate
For LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week, WJM Associate Emma Letham speaks with Karen Watt from Scottish Adoption about the adoption process