Glasgow Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on aliment, child contact, adoption, divorce, cohabitation and also the division and sale of matrimonial property.
We also give advice on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation agreements.
Family law continues to evolve to satisfy the needs of families in Scotland and has developed hugely recently. There’s not any such thing as an average family: every family is exceptional and we recognise in tailoring our guidance and service to match the situation each family finds itself in this.
Everyone is placed by the dislocation of the family unit under enormous stress and there is no substitute for a seasoned family solicitor who can clarify the problems 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 topic.
Legal Services We Offer in Cardonald
Wills & Will Writing
Where no Will has been made Civil Partners and spouses have certain statutory rights known as prior rights. Enduring kids -which comprises 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 automatically 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 unmarried 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 case they become incapable of making decisions regarding their personal matters. Usually the attorney is a relative, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s choosing, including a Solicitor or trustworthy friend. Powers of Attorney are governed by legislation referred to as the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
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Estate and Planning
Lots of people believe that inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very wealthy people. This isn’t necessarily true as more and more people own their dwelling. Property costs are now rising and so, consequently, is the magnitude of a person’s estate. Individual’s fiscal circumstances can change drastically over the years especially people that have company interests.
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In Scotland divorce is granted where the union has broken down irretrievably. The irretrievable breakdown of a marriage could be created without the permission of the other party on the basis of separation for one year with all the consent of both partners, the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behaviour, or separation for just two years.
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