It has long been the case that the Catholic Church has been opposed to divorced Catholics taking communion or re-marrying in a religious ceremony. The exception to this is if the original marriage is annulled.
Archives for 2015
Christmas can be a real problem for the separated / divorced. Family Lawyer Lesley Gordon gives advice on what children need for a Happy Family Christmas.
We discuss a recent judgement from the Court of Appeal which rejected the argument that a person adopted in France to French nationals now living in the UK was a family member for the purposes of entry clearance under the EEA Regulations.
In recognising that there was no reported decision in Scotland where a foreign adoption order had been recognised and registered at Common Law, Lord Brailsford granted decree at Common Law on 4th June.
There is a warning in a recent Inner House decision that people should be very careful about what they agree in a Pre-nuptial or Post-Nuptial agreement.
Same-sex married couple has failed to persuade a Court that discrimination against them was illegal after equal pension rights decision.
Domestic abuse is to be reformed in Scotland – what happens if you find a false allegation being made against you?
Lesley Gordon discusses the decline in the number of sperm donors, the change in the anonymity rule in the UK, and the related legal issues.
We discuss the Scottish Government’s confirmation that it will introduce a new, specific offence of domestic abuse and strengthen the law against domestic abuse.
We look at Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie’s family set up & discuss research into the outcomes of children whose parents cohabit vs those whose parents are married.