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Women and men across Scotland who suspect their partner has an abusive background may now have that information disclosed to them, as Police Scotland’s Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland is to be rolled out across the country.


The Dangers of DIY Wills

Posted by on in Wills and Estates

The risks associated with not taking professional legal advice when drawing up a will have been clearly demonstrated in a case recently reported by the Telegraph.


Modernising Succession Law

Posted by on in Wills and Estates

The Scottish Government has introduced a Bill into the Scottish Parliament that will reform succession laws, including the effects of divorce, dissolution or annulment on a will.


St Mirren’s chairman Stewart Gilmour has confirmed that midfielder John McGinn has instigated legal action after the midfielder was injured in a training ground prank.


Could that old case be dragged up, say if I am going for a job or joining a golf club? I am respectable and would not wish a tarnish on my name from some busybody.


There has been a sharp increase in the amount of divorce evidence being taken from smart phones and other wireless devices during the past three years, according to a recent survey of members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).


A few of us at work were discussing inheritance tax in the light of the Tory party's proposal to include a living allowance component, and talked about how to avoid paying it - legally. One of my colleagues suggested that you could make a will leaving up to the IHT threshold to your family and the rest to charity. Will this get round the IHT problem?


A recent study, which looked at adoption disruptions in Wales, has revealed the extent to which adoptive parents are struggling to cope.


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