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Note that this booklet is no longer in publication and does not reflect the current law. Please refer to the Scottish Government's current family law publications.
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1 Parents and Children - Who are they? Parental Responsibilities and Rights What are they? Why do I have them? Who has them? How to get them Guardians Agreements Adoption Checklist
Decisions about Children - Should they have a say?
2 Legal steps Registering a Child's Birth Changing a Child's Name Separation and Divorce Using the Law - Glossary
This booklet discusses the law in general, but it is not a statement of the law. For that you should see a solicitor.
Page updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012