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.
We also give advice on pre and prenuptial -cohabitation agreements.
Family law has developed tremendously recently and continues to evolve to meet the requirements families in Scotland. There’s really no such thing as a typical family: every family is exceptional and we recognise this in tailoring our advice and service to suit the circumstances each family finds itself in.
The dysfunction of the family unit puts everyone under enormous stress and there is absolutely no replacement for an experienced family solicitor who will clarify the issues and deal with them quickly, effectively and discretely.
The family law section of our site is supposed as an introduction to our services and to the subject.
Legal Services We Offer in Robroyston
Wills & Will Writing
Civil Partners and spouses have certain statutory rights known as earlier rights where no Will has been made. 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 provides some help for unmarried couples where their partner dies without making a will, nevertheless, they don’t 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 ability to another person or persons to take action or make decisions on their behalf in the event they become incapable of making decisions regarding their own personal matters. Usually the lawyer is a relative, yet, it can be anyone of the granter’s selecting, including trustworthy friend or a Solicitor. Powers of Attorney are governed by laws referred to as the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
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Estate and Planning
Many people believe that inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very affluent individuals. This really isn’t necessarily the case as more and more individuals own their house. Property costs are now increasing and therefore, is the magnitude of an individual’s estate. Individual’s fiscal situation can change dramatically over the years especially people that have business interests.
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In Scotland divorce is given where the union has broken down irretrievably. The irretrievable breakdown of a union may be established on the foundation of separation for one year with all the consent of both partners, the other party’s adultery or unreasonable behaviour, or separation for just two years with no permission of the other party.
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