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Relationships fact sheets

This advice applies to Scotland
TitleSubjectSummaryLast updated
Ending a civil partnership [ 210 kb] Relationships Fact sheet on ending a civil partnership and factors to consider including finances, possessions, housing, children and information about mediation. 21/04/2017
Ending a relationship when you're living together [ 190 kb] Relationships Fact sheet on separation agreements for unmarried couples and factors to consider at the end of a relationship including money, possessions, children, housing and information about mediation. 21/04/2017
Getting divorced in Scotland [ 210 kb] Relationships Fact sheet on divorce and factors to consider at the end of a marriage including finances, possessions, housing, children and information about mediation. 21/04/2017
Kinship care [ 230 kb] Relationships Fact sheet for kinship carers with information about the legal status of the child, financial help and who to ask for help. 03/02/2017
Adopting a child [ 130 kb] Relationships Fact sheet on who can adopt a child and the conditions they must meet, how to apply to adopt a child and the adoption process. 03/09/2015
Rights of same-sex couples [ 120 kb] Relationships Fact sheet on same-sex relationships including registering a civil partnership, and rights to benefits, tax credits, housing, pensions, inheritance and rights at work. 03/07/2013
Living together - your rights [ 180 kb] Relationships Relationships fact sheet on rights of those living together covering children, finance and debt, possessions, housing, pensions and medical consent. 01/05/2013
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