Judicial discretion and methods of ascertaining the views of a child

Fiona Raitt

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    Abstract

    This article explores the exercise of judicial discretion in Scottish family proceedings involving residence and contact. In particular, it explores how the method selected by judges impacts on children's participation in such cases, and affects how their wishes and feelings are ascertained.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)151-164
    Number of pages14
    JournalChild and Family Law Quarterly
    Volume16
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004

    Keywords

    • Judicial discretion
    • Evidence
    • Children

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