Renfrewshire Solicitors Oraclelaw specialises in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, financial provision on aliment, child contact, adoption, divorce, cohabitation and also the department and sale of matrimonial property.
We also give guidance on prenuptial and pre -cohabitation agreements.
Family law has grown hugely in recent years and continues to evolve to meet the requirements families in Scotland. There’s not any such thing as a normal family: we recognise in tailoring our guidance and service to accommodate the situation each family finds itself in this and every family is unique.
Everyone is placed by the breakdown of the family unit under enormous stress and there is no replacement for a seasoned family solicitor who can explain the problems and deal with them promptly, efficiently and discretely.
The family law section of our website is supposed as an introduction to the topic and to our services.
Legal Services We Offer in Eaglesham
Wills & Will Writing
Where no Will was made Civil Partners and spouses have certain statutory rights known as prior rights. Surviving kids -which includes adopted kids but excludes stepchildren- are entitled to legal rights not or whether a Will is in place. It is not the case that married couples receive 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 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 another person or individuals ability to take action or make decisions on their behalf in the event they get incapable of making decisions regarding their personal affairs. Usually the lawyer is a relative, however, it can be anyone of the granter’s selecting, including a Solicitor or trustworthy friend. 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 think that inheritance tax (IHT) is only of relevance to very wealthy individuals. This is not always the case as an increasing number of people own their house. Property prices are now increasing and consequently, is the size of a person’s estate. People that have company interests can change drastically over the years especially.
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Where the marriage has broken down in Scotland divorce is given. The irretrievable breakdown of a union may be established without the permission of the other party on the basis of separation for one year with the permission of both partners, the other bash’s adultery or unreasonable behaviour, or separation for two years.
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