Frequently asked questions

This section gives short responses to many of the questions that Shared Parenting Scotland is asked.  Links within the answer lead to more detailed information.  If you need more information on any of these topics please contact us on 0131 557 2440 or by email to

Attending a Child Welfare Hearing

I have contact time with my kids coming up but my ex has told me they won’t come because of Coronavirus. What should I do.

Where do I start?

Should I represent myself in court?

Can a 12 year old decide what happens about contact?