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 prenuptial and pre -cohabitation arrangements.
Family law continues to evolve to fulfill the needs of families in Scotland and has developed enormously in recent years. There is not any such thing as an average family: we recognise in tailoring our advice and service to suit the circumstances each family finds itself in, this and every family is exceptional.
The dysfunction of the family unit places everyone under tremendous stress and there isn’t any substitute for an experienced family solicitor who can clarify the issues and deal with them quickly, efficiently and discretely.
The family law section of our site is meant as an introduction to our services and to the matter.
Legal Services We Offer in Scotstoun
Wills & Will Writing
Where no Will was made, Civil Partners and spouses have certain statutory rights known as earlier rights. Living kids -which comprises adopted children but excludes stepchildren- are eligible for legal rights not or whether a Will is in place. It isn’t 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 provides some help for single couples where their partner dies without making a will, nevertheless, they do 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 ability to another person or persons to take action or make decisions on their behalf in case they become incapable of making decisions regarding their own personal matters. Normally the lawyer is a family member, nevertheless, it can be anyone of the granter’s selecting, including trusted 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
A lot of people believe inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very wealthy people. This is not necessarily true as a growing number of people own their dwelling. Property costs are now rising again and consequently, is the magnitude of a person’s estate. Those with company interests can change dramatically over the years especially.
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Where the marriage has broken down irretrievably in Scotland divorce is granted. The irretrievable breakdown of a marriage may be established on the foundation of the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behavior, separation for one year together with the consent of both partners, or separation for two years without the consent of the other party.
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