Glasgow Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on divorce, child contact, adoption, aliment, cohabitation as well as the division and sale of matrimonial property.
In addition, we give guidance on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law has developed tremendously in recent years and continues to evolve to fulfill the needs of families in Scotland. There’s not any such thing as an average family: we recognise this in tailoring our guidance and service to suit the conditions each family finds itself in and every family is exceptional.
The breakdown of the family unit puts everyone under enormous stress and there is absolutely no substitute for a seasoned family solicitor who is able to explain the issues and deal with them immediately, effectively and discretely.
The family law section of our website is meant as an introduction to our services and to the topic.
Legal Services We Offer in Shettleston
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 children but excludes stepchildren- are eligible for legal rights not or whether a Will is in place. It’s not the case as their entitlement is subject to an upper limit, that married couples automatically receive 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, however, 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 another person or persons ability to take action or make decisions on their behalf in the event they get incapable of making decisions regarding their own personal affairs. Typically the lawyer is a relative, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s picking, including a Solicitor or trustworthy friend. Powers of Attorney are regulated by laws referred to as the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
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Estate and Planning
Lots of people believe inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very affluent people. This really isn’t always the case as a growing number of people own their home. Property prices are now rising and consequently, is the size of an individual’s estate. Individual’s fiscal circumstances can change drastically over the years particularly people that have business interests.
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In Scotland divorce is granted where the union has broken down irretrievably. The irretrievable breakdown of a union could be created with no consent of the other party on the premise of separation for one year with all the permission of both partners, the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behavior, or separation for just two years.
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