Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Holiday Season & Lockdown: Scottish Family Law Disputes

From The Scotsman:

Child arrangements for separated parents are expected to continue increasing in Holidays, especially Christmas. 

Lawyers said “There are times when one parent is simply using the Covid rules as a reason to contest the contact regime that they are otherwise unhappy about. The Scottish Government has said that the exemptions are there to allow children to move between both parents, but it is difficult for them to issue more specific guidance – they try to rely on a sensible approach, but it’s sometimes not possible.”

Hard to negotiate with ex-spouses is another issue many separated parents are facing since pandemic.

Read more here.

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