American film producer Harvey Weinstein has been back in the headlines recently, although this time the focus is very much on his marital woes rather than his alleged misconduct.
A 24-year-old man who pretended to be a scout for a model agency to groom and then blackmail young girls and women has been sent to prison for a period of 44 months.
New research has found that as many as 70% of Scottish couples don’t take pensions into consideration during divorce proceedings, and as a result women are losing out by around £337 million every year.
Following a recent consultation exercise over proposals to introduce tougher sentences for dangerous or careless drivers, the UK Government has confirmed its intention to:
Brexit could present a threat to the legal protections currently available to children in Scotland and the rest of the UK who are caught up in cross-border family law disputes.
There has been a 3% fall in the number of crimes recorded by the police in Scotland in 2016-17, new figures released by Scotland’s Chief Statistician have revealed. Total numbers fell from 246,243 in 2015-16 to 238,651, which is apparently the lowest level recorded since 1974.
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