Recent media reports have highlighted the fact that increasing numbers of applications for Guardianships in Scotland are putting strain on the specialist social workers who deal with the applications and oversee the guardians.
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1. “I’m married, it will all go to my wife” - this is not the case. If a couple are married and a spouse dies without leaving a Will, the surviving spouse does not automatically inherit the whole estate.
Aileen Scott, an Associate solicitor…
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With the current low interest rate continuing to erode income and savings, we have had a noticeable increase in enquiries from clients asking us: Should we release the capital tied up in our property?
This is by way of an equity release loan…
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The first significant reform of the law relating to succession to a person’s estate on death in more than 50 years came into force on 4 March 2016 through the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016.
Donnie MacLeod an Associate in the firm’s Perth…
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We hope that we will always be able to deal with our own financial affairs and make decisions regarding our welfare, and never have to reply on another individual to make decisions for us; however, sadly, this isn’t always the case. More and…
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Living in a care home can be expensive. Some people are able to pay their own care fees, others may need help. To figure out how you will pay your care fees, you should know what type of assets you own and their value. This along with knowledge…
Proving that where there’s a will there’s an opportunity for charity, Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry is celebrating a highly successful collaboration with the campaign Will Aid – one that ranks the firm among…
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