Lawyers Old Kilpatrick
Dunbartonshire Solicitors We also give guidance on pre and prenuptial -cohabitation agreements.
Family law continues to evolve to fulfill the requirements families in Scotland and has developed hugely lately. There’s really no such thing as a typical family: every family is exceptional and we recognise in tailoring our guidance and service to accommodate the conditions each family finds itself in this.
Everyone is placed by the breakdown of the family unit under enormous strain and there is no replacement for an experienced family solicitor who will clarify the issues and deal with them quickly, efficiently and discretely.
The family law section of our website is intended as an introduction to our services and to the matter.
Legal Services We Offer in Old Kilpatrick
Wills & Will Writing
Spouses and Civil Partners have certain statutory rights known as prior rights where no Will has been made. Living children -which includes adopted kids but excludes stepchildren- are entitled to legal rights not or whether a Will is in place. It isn’t the case that married couples get the whole estate of their deceased spouse or civil partner as their entitlement is subject to an upper limit. Scots Law provides some help for single couples where their partner dies without making a will, nonetheless, they would not have an automatic right and any award is 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 power to another person or individuals to take action or make decisions on their behalf in the event they get incapable of making decisions regarding their own personal matters. Generally the lawyer is a relative, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s selecting, including a Solicitor or trustworthy friend. Powers of Attorney are regulated by laws referred to as the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
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Estate and Planning
Many people believe inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very wealthy people. This really is not always true as more and more individuals own their residence. Property costs are now increasing and consequently, is the magnitude of a person’s estate. Those with business interests can change dramatically over the years especially.
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In Scotland divorce is given where the union has broken down. The irretrievable breakdown of a union can be created without the consent of the other party on the grounds of separation for one year with the permission of both partners, the other party’s adultery or unreasonable behaviour, or separation for just two years.
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