Seeking legal advice at an early stage can assist in clarifying issues and breaking the issues down into manageable steps. It can help alleviate immediate worries about short term arrangements.
Information can be found here about the ground of divorce in Scotland and the ways of establishing irretrievable breakdown of marriage.
Find out more about your rights if you were living together with your partner rather than married.
Division of Property
Find out more about what matrimonial property is and how it is divided on separation and divorce.
Aliment and Child Support
Find out more about aliment (spousal maintenance) and child support.
Find out more about the remedies available to you in the event of domestic abuse.
Find out more about legally binding agreements dealing with arrangements on separation or pre/post nuptial agreements or cohabitation agreements.
Find out more about the Scottish courts and how they deal with family cases.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Many FLA members are trained in alternative dispute resolution techniques. Find out more and whether one of these may be right for you.
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