08 Jan 2016

Education in Dumfries & Galloway

Education cuts in the budget mean that some families in Dumfries and Galloway are facing significant challenges in getting their children educated in the parental school of choice.   Having dealt with a  large number of education appeals over the last three years, I can say, with good authority, that our current Local Authority’s view is… Read more »

24 Nov 2015

Christmas Contact Sorted?

Jenny Colledge

These days, for many families, the build up to Christmas starts shortly after the Halloween costumes go back up into the loft. For families that have split, often arrangements for children over the Christmas period become a major problem, as well as a source of stress.   I have practiced in family law here in Dumfries… Read more »

19 Nov 2015

To arbitrate or not to arbitrate: What’s it all about?

Jenny Colledge

The Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland (or FLAGS at it is known in the trade) is a group of nearly fifty Solicitors, Counsel and former members of the Judiciary who have all undergone training and are entitled to act as Family Law Arbitrators under the FLAGS scheme. Our very own Jenny Colledge has recently been… Read more »