Argyll and Bute Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on child contact, divorce, adoption, aliment, cohabitation and the department and sale of matrimonial property.
We also give guidance on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law continues to evolve to meet the needs of families in Scotland and has developed enormously in recent years. There’s not any such thing as an average family: every family is unique and we recognise in tailoring our advice and service to suit the circumstances each family finds itself in this.
The breakdown of the family unit places everyone under tremendous stress and there is no substitute for a seasoned family solicitor who is able to explain the problems and deal with them promptly, efficiently and discretely.
The family law section of our site is supposed as an introduction to the issue and to our services.
Legal Services We Offer in Luss
Wills & Will Writing
Spouses and Civil Partners have certain statutory rights known as earlier rights where no Will was made. Living kids -which includes adopted kids but excludes stepchildren- are entitled to legal rights not or whether a Will is in place. It is not the case as their entitlement is subject to an upper limit that married couples automatically get the entire estate of their deceased spouse or civil partner. Scots Law provides some help for single couples where their partner dies without making a will, nonetheless, they don’t have an automatic right and any award is right at the discretion of the courts within strict timescales.
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Power of Attorney
A Power of Attorney is a legal document whereby one person gives authority to another person or persons to take actions or make decisions on their behalf in the event they get incapable of making decisions regarding their own personal affairs. Usually the attorney is a family member, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s choosing, including a Solicitor or trusted friend. Powers of Attorney are regulated by laws called the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
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Estate and Planning
A lot of people believe inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very affluent individuals. This isn’t always true as a growing number of individuals own their house. Property prices are now increasing and so, therefore, is the size of a man’s estate. Individual’s financial circumstances can change drastically over the years particularly people that have company interests.
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Where the union has broken down irretrievably in Scotland divorce is granted. The irretrievable breakdown of a marriage may be created with no consent of the other party on the premise of separation for one year with the permission of both partners, the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behavior, or separation for just two years.
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