We have a new website
go to gov.scot
Register to receive email news alerts, daily digest, weekly roundup or Topic newsletters.
Recent changes in the law in Scotland have reflected the changing nature of the family. These include the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004.
To coincide with the changes made to the law by the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006, the Scottish Executive has produced a number of leaflets about family law. These include a publication about about marriage called Family Matters: Marriage in Scotland
The Equality Network produces information about Civil Partnership in Scotland
We also can provide information on Organisations that support couples
What to do after a death is our publication which gives advice on what to do after a death, or what happens to someone's estate (property) when they die.
Page updated: Thursday, May 13, 2010