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Social Media & Divorce

Could social media undermine your relationship? Contribute to the breakdown of your marriage? Could it get you a worse outcome in your divorce? Continue to haunt you long after the...
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When a Parent Abducts Their Child

In this article we take a look at one recent child abduction case in England and one in Scotland.
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Irish Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

Ireland took an historic decision to allow same-sex marriages recently.

FAQs - Grandparents Contact Rights

In 2013, around 9,500 couples in Scotland divorced. Research carried out by a group of family focused charities unveiled that in around 40 percent of cases, one set of grandparents...

Navigating the Waters of Child Support: FAQs on the Child Maintenance System

At the end of last month, the government released new figures that document a sharp decrease in the number of people opting to use the state Child Maintenance Service (CMS)....

Rising Property Prices and Shared Living Arrangements: 5 Things Cohabiting Partners Should Know About Scots Law

The latest report from the Office for National Statistics has indicated that property prices in the UK have risen by an average of 11.7% in the last year. While that...

An Ironclad Adultery Clause A Guide to Prenuptial Agreements in Scotland

The prenuptial agreement has become expected of even the most established Hollywood couples, so much so that it has become a feature of popular culture. The most recent to make...

Fiona Rasmusen now a member of Consensus Scotland

A specialist in Family Law and accredited as a family mediator by the Law Society of Scotland, Fiona Rasmusen is now a proud member of Consensus Scotland having completed training...

Ruth Dresser Qualifies as a Solicitor

We are pleased to announce that our erstwhile trainee, Ruth Dresser, has qualified as a solicitor. Ruth has been with us for two years while completing the final stage of...

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Same sex marriage Bill expected shortly

We understand that the Scottish Government intends to introduce its Bill to allow same sex couples to get married within the next month. It will be an important step forward...

Gibson Kerr partner Fiona Rasmusen accredited as Family law specialist by the Law Society of Scotland

One of our partners, Fiona Rasmusen, has been recognised by the law society of Scotland as a specialist in Family law. At Gibson Kerr we believe that it is important...
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