Glasgow Solicitors In addition, we give guidance on pre and prenuptial -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law continues to evolve to fulfill the requirements families in Scotland and has developed tremendously lately. There is really no such thing as a typical family: we recognise in tailoring our guidance and service to match the circumstances each family finds itself in this and every family is exceptional.
Everyone is placed by the dislocation of the family unit under enormous strain and there is no substitute for a seasoned family solicitor who can clarify the issues and deal with them promptly, efficiently and discretely.
The family law section of our website is intended as an introduction to the matter and to our services.
Legal Services We Offer in Springboig
Wills & Will Writing
Spouses and Civil Partners have certain statutory rights known as earlier rights where no Will has been made. Living children -which includes adopted kids 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 automatically receive the whole 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 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 another person or individuals ability to take action or make decisions on their behalf in case they get incapable of making decisions regarding their personal affairs. Typically the attorney is a family member, yet, it can be anyone of the granter’s picking, including a Solicitor or trusted 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
Many people believe inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very affluent individuals. This is not always the case as an increasing number of individuals own their residence. Property prices are now increasing and therefore, is the size of an individual’s estate. People that have company interests can change drastically over the years especially.
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In Scotland divorce is granted where the union has broken down irretrievably. The irretrievable breakdown of a union can be created without the permission of the other party on the foundation of separation for one year with the consent of both partners, the other party’s adultery or unreasonable behaviour, or separation for just two years.
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