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We published on 5 April our consultation Family Matters - Improving Family Law in Scotland. It contains our proposals for the reform of family law.
The consultation period ended on Monday 28 June. Click to view the consultation paper, download it in pdf format or view the responses to the consultation that we have permission to publish.
Following a request for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, the Scottish Government has published the confidential responses to this consultation.
We published on 13 October 2004 three reports on the consultation which are available below. Alternatively you can view a summary of the findings.
Improving Family Law in Scotland: Analysis of Written Consultation Responses
Family Law Consultation: Interactive Focus Group Exercise
Family Matters: Improving Family Law in Scotland - Report from three events held by the Scottish Civic Forum
You may also be interested in our publication Family formation and dissolution: Trends and attitudes among the Scottish population.
Page updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014