Lawyers Kings Park
Glasgow Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on aliment, child contact, adoption, divorce, cohabitation as well as the department and sale of matrimonial property.
In addition, we give advice on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law continues to evolve to fulfill the requirements families in Scotland and has grown hugely in recent years. There’s really no such thing as an average family: we recognise in tailoring our advice and service to suit the situation each family finds itself in this and every family is exceptional.
Everyone is placed by the breakdown of the family unit under enormous stress and there isn’t any replacement for a seasoned family solicitor who can explain the problems and deal with them immediately, efficiently and discretely.
The family law section of our site is meant as an introduction to the subject and to our services.
Legal Services We Offer in Kings Park
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 eligible for legal rights whether a Will is in place or not. It’s not the case as their entitlement is subject to an upper limit, that married couples automatically get the whole estate of their deceased spouse or civil partner. Scots Law provides some help for single couples where their partner dies without making a will, nevertheless, they would not 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 power to another person or individuals to take actions or make decisions on their behalf in case they get incapable of making decisions regarding their personal affairs. Usually the attorney is a relative, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s choosing, including a Solicitor or trusted 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
Many people believe inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very wealthy individuals. This is not always the case as more and more people own their dwelling. Property prices are now increasing and so, therefore, is the size of an individual’s estate. Individual’s fiscal conditions can change drastically over the years especially those with company interests.
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In Scotland divorce is granted where the marriage has broken down. The irretrievable breakdown of a union can be created on the premise of the other celebration’s adultery or unreasonable behavior, separation for one year with all the consent of both partners, or separation for two years with no consent of the other party.
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