Over time families change and evolve. One example of this is when a parent forms a new relationship after separating from their child’s other parent. This results in different types of family structures which are referred to as blended families.
Children and Family
With many parents and children living in blended families, a question that will often arise is whether legal steps should be taken by a step parent to adopt the child of their partner/spouse or civil partner. [Read more…] about Step Parent Adoption
Senior Associate Morven Douglas looks at a recent case that allowed the appeal of a mother who had wrongfully removed her daughter from Poland to Scotland, and what this means for future child abduction decisions. [Read more…] about Child Abduction and Children’s Views