All Settled? Legally binding separation agreements and private ordering in family law in Scotland.

Jane Mair, Fran Wasoff, Kirsteen Mackay

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Abstract

The broad aim of this research was to add to our understanding of private ordering and its outcomes in the family justice system, taking Scotland as its case study example. It explores the imact of these changes in law and legal practice on the use of agreements, the detailed nature of their content and the experience of the parties involved and considers if and how the broaded objectives of the statutory framework of family law are observed in private ordering and how much private ordering is carried out "in the shadow of the law".
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherCRFR
Number of pages162
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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