Glasgow Solicitors We also give guidance on pre and prenuptial -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law continues to evolve to fulfill the requirements families in Scotland and has grown enormously in recent years. There’s really no such thing as an average family: we recognise in tailoring our guidance and service to accommodate the situation each family finds itself in, this and every family is exceptional.
The dysfunction of the family unit places everyone under enormous stress and there is absolutely no substitute for an experienced family solicitor who can explain the issues and deal with them quickly, effectively and discretely.
The family law section of our website is meant as an introduction to the topic and to our services.
Legal Services We Offer in Provanmill
Wills & Will Writing
Where no Will has been made, Civil Partners and spouses have specific statutory rights known as earlier rights. Enduring children -which comprises adopted children but excludes stepchildren- are entitled to legal rights not or whether a Will is in place. It is not the case that married couples get the entire estate of their deceased spouse or civil partner as their entitlement is subject to an upper limit. Scots Law now provides some help for unmarried couples where their partner dies without making a will, nevertheless, they do 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 ability 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 personal matters. Typically the attorney is a family member, yet, it can be anyone of the granter’s choosing, including trusted friend or a Solicitor. Powers of Attorney are governed by legislation called 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 wealthy people. This is not always true as increasingly more individuals own their house. Property prices are now rising again and therefore, is the size of a person’s estate. Individual’s fiscal circumstances can change radically over the years particularly people that have business interests.
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Where the marriage has broken down irretrievably in Scotland divorce is granted. The irretrievable breakdown of a marriage could be created without the consent of the other party on the premise of separation for one year together with the permission of both partners, the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behavior, or separation for two years.
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