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".
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Number of pages||162|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|