Glasgow Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on child contact, divorce, adoption, aliment, cohabitation as well as the department and sale of matrimonial property.
In addition, we give guidance on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law continues to evolve to fulfill the needs of families in Scotland and has grown tremendously in recent years. There’s no such thing as a normal family: every family is exceptional and we recognise this in tailoring our advice and service to accommodate the situation each family finds itself in.
The dislocation of the family unit puts everyone under tremendous stress and there isn’t any substitute for an experienced family solicitor who can clarify the problems and deal with them promptly, efficiently and discretely.
The family law section of our website is meant as an introduction to our services and to the subject.
Legal Services We Offer in Parkhead
Wills & Will Writing
Where no Will was made, Civil Partners and spouses have specific statutory rights known as prior rights. Enduring children -which includes adopted children but excludes stepchildren- are eligible for 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 whole estate of their deceased spouse or civil partner. 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 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 persons to take action or make decisions on their behalf in case they get incapable of making decisions regarding their own personal affairs. Normally the attorney is a family member, 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
Lots of people believe that inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very affluent individuals. This really is not necessarily the case as more and more individuals own their house. Property costs are now rising and so, therefore, is the size of a person’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 given where the union has broken down. The irretrievable breakdown of a union can be created 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 with no consent of the other party.
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