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Increase in Family Law Civil Cases

The latest civil justice statistics published today by Scotland's Chief Statistician Roger Halliday, shows the number of family law cases heard in the Sheriff's Court and the Court of Session is up slightly by around 3% in 2016-17 compared to that of the previous year. In 2016-17, there were 13,250 family procedure cases initiated, compared to 12,892 in 2015-16.

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Many Couples Keep Financial Secrets from Each Other

Many couples are not totally honest with each other about their finances, new research has revealed. 

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Carers Bill To Increase Support For Scottish Families

The Scottish Government has announced that the rights of carers in Scotland will be put into law in order to aid them in obtaining the necessary support they are entitled to.

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School Children Fear Forced Marriage

Children as young as twelve are seeking help from ChildLine after becoming worried they will be forced to marry against their will.

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Government warns of forced marriage risk

The UK government has issued a warning to teachers, doctors and airport staff to be alert to forced marriages over the school holidays.

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Statistics on marriage and divorce in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency has recently published details of marriages, divorces and civil partnerships in Northern Ireland in 2012.

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Scottish Parliament scrutinises same-sex marriage Bill

The Scottish Government introduced the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament on 26th June 2013.

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Relationship anxiety is bad for your health

A recent study from Ohio State University has found that concerns and anxieties about one’s close relationships appear to function as a chronic stressor that can compromise immunity.

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Single baby boomers return to the dating scene

A majority of single baby boomers say they are interested in dating and finding companionship later in life, according to Del Webb Baby Boomer Survey data.

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Forced marriage

A second Protection Order has been issued in Scotland to protect a victim of forced marriage.

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Government consults on reducing child poverty

The Government has launched a consultation over the best way to measure child poverty to reflect the reality in the UK today.

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Most common relationship niggles

A recent survey has found that, on average, couples can think of 12 annoying habits their partner possesses.

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Most couples are happy in their marriage

According to a new survey of married couples, over 90% of them are happy in their marriage, and 17% would go so far as to say their relationship was 'perfect', reports the Daily Mail.

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Should women prioritise their husbands or their children?

A survey of counseling professionals from YourTango.com has offered surprising insights into the romantic relationships of couples with kids. Shockingly, the survey reveals that half of experts polled agree: wives should prioritise their husbands over their kids.

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Intergenerational living becoming more common

Intergenerational living could be set to become the norm, with three quarters of UK adults saying they’ve lived with another generation of their family beyond age 18.

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Single people are 'mating' with friends for life

A new report has revealed that almost three quarters of singles have friends who will be friends for life, and four in five say that friendships last longer than romantic relationships. Men in particular are saying no to marriage. Just three in ten single men think they will ever get married, and 48% think single people are more fun.

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Marital conflict study

A recent study from America has looked at how good married couples are at recognising each other's emotions during conflict.

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Scottish Government announces first forced marriage protection order

The Scottish Government has announced that the first protection order has been issued in Scotland to protect a victim of forced marriage.

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Modern women marry within same social class

A recent study by think tank IPPR has found that British women and men are choosing to marry partners who are increasingly from the same social class as themselves, despite modern society offering them more choice than ever before.

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The key to a long lasting relationship

Communication is the secret to maintaining a long lasting relationship, according to a major survey from Saga of over 10,000 people over the age of 50.

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