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Party Litigant in a Family law case. Can and should the

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I am Pursuer and Party Litigant in a Family law case.Can and should the Record have paragraphs?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 6 months ago.
a record
Should have numbered paragraphs.
Expert:  JGM replied 6 months ago.
Thanks for tour question. The record should have numbered paragraphs for the Articles of Condescendence and Answers as well as the craves and corresponding pleas in law. The Ordinary Cause Rules specify what is required. You can get these at
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Can the numbered sections have pragraphs within them for clarity?
Expert:  JGM replied 6 months ago.

Yes, provided the original pleading in the Initial Writ and/or Defences we’re similarly numbered as the Record is simply a transcript of the original pleadings in the case. You can’t change the pleadings.