Glasgow Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on divorce, child contact, adoption, aliment, cohabitation and the department and sale of matrimonial property.
In addition, we give advice on pre and prenuptial -cohabitation agreements.
Family law continues to evolve to fulfill the requirements families in Scotland and has grown hugely lately. There is not any such thing as a typical family: we recognise this in tailoring our advice and service to accommodate the conditions each family finds itself in and every family is exceptional.
Everyone is placed by the dysfunction of the family unit under enormous stress and there is no 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 website is meant as an introduction to the matter and to our services.
Legal Services We Offer in Milton
Wills & Will Writing
Where no Will was made, Civil Partners and spouses have specific statutory rights known as prior rights. Living children -which includes adopted children 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 get the entire estate of their deceased spouse or civil partner. Scots Law now 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 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 individuals to take actions or make decisions on their behalf in the event they get incapable of making decisions regarding their own personal matters. Usually the lawyer is a family member, yet, it can be anyone of the granter’s selecting, including trusted friend or a Solicitor. Powers of Attorney are regulated by legislation known as 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 people. This really is not always true as more and more individuals own their house. Property costs are now increasing again and therefore, is the magnitude of an individual’s estate. Those with business interests can change drastically over the years particularly.
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Where the marriage has broken down in Scotland divorce is given. The irretrievable breakdown of a marriage may be created on the basis of the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behavior, separation for one year with the permission of both partners, or separation for two years with no permission of the other party.
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