Glasgow Solicitors We also give advice on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law has grown hugely recently and continues to evolve to satisfy the requirements families in Scotland. There is really no such thing as a typical family: every family is unique and we recognise in tailoring our guidance and service to match the conditions each family finds itself in this.
The breakdown of the family unit places everyone under enormous strain and there is no substitute for an experienced family solicitor who is able to clarify the problems and deal with them immediately, effectively and discretely.
The family law section of our website is meant as an introduction to our services and to the topic.
Legal Services We Offer in Anniesland
Wills & Will Writing
Where no Will was made Civil Partners and spouses have specific statutory rights known as prior rights. Enduring kids -which comprises adopted kids but excludes stepchildren- are entitled to legal rights whether a Will is in place or not. It isn’t the case as their entitlement is subject to an upper limit, that married couples automatically receive 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 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 another person or individuals authority to take action or make decisions on their behalf in case they get incapable of making decisions regarding their personal affairs. Normally the attorney is a family member, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s picking, including a Solicitor or trusted friend. Powers of Attorney are governed by laws referred to as the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
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Estate and Planning
A lot of people believe that inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very affluent people. This really is not necessarily the case as a growing number of individuals own their dwelling. Property costs are now rising again and so, therefore, is the magnitude of an individual’s estate. Individual’s fiscal circumstances can change drastically over the years particularly people that have business interests.
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Where the union has broken down in Scotland divorce is granted. The irretrievable breakdown of a union could be established without the consent of the other party on the grounds of separation for one year with all the approval of both partners, the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behaviour, or separation for two years.
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