Glasgow Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on adoption, child contact, divorce, aliment, cohabitation and the division and sale of matrimonial property.
In addition, we give advice on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation agreements.
Family law has developed enormously lately and continues to evolve to satisfy the needs of families in Scotland. There is not any such thing as an average family: we recognise this in tailoring our guidance and service to match the circumstances each family finds itself in and every family is exceptional.
The breakdown of the family unit places everyone under enormous strain and there’s no replacement for an experienced family solicitor who is able to clarify the issues and deal with them promptly, 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 Crookston
Wills & Will Writing
Spouses and Civil Partners have specific statutory rights known as earlier rights where no Will was made. Surviving children -which includes adopted kids but excludes stepchildren- are entitled to 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 get the whole estate of their deceased spouse or civil partner. 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 another person or individuals power 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, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s choosing, including a Solicitor or trustworthy friend. Powers of Attorney are governed by legislation called 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 wealthy individuals. This really isn’t always the case as increasingly more individuals own their residence. Property costs are now rising again and therefore, is the magnitude of a man’s estate. Those with business interests can change drastically over the years especially.
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Where the marriage has broken down irretrievably in Scotland divorce is given. The irretrievable breakdown of a marriage could be created on the basis of the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behavior, separation for one year with the consent of both partners, or separation for just two years without the permission of the other party.
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