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This seminar will cover the following - 

1. Discussion of policy background to Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

2. What does adoption mean and what are the  legal effects  

3. Interplay between permanence orders and adoption orders 

4. Explanation of Sheriff court procedure when petitioning for adoption

5. Recent case law 


Speaker: Ellen Bond (Morton Fraser) 

Ellen is an associate in the Family Law team at Morton Fraser based in Edinburgh. Ellen qualified in 2016 and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a family law specialist. Ellen provides advice on a broad range of family law issues including financial provision on divorce and separation, cohabitation and child-related matters. Ellen has considerable experience appearing in the Sheriff Court and instructing counsel in Court of Session cases.


CPD Time: 1 Hour

Originally Recorded: 4.5.23

4.5.23 Introduction to Adoption in Scotland

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