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Is it fine to not pay a parking fine?

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In short, the answer is no. Parking in Scotland whether on public or private land can have unfortunate consequences therefore the rules should always be adhered to in the first instance. Failure to abide to the parking restrictions in a certain place will most often result in an immediate parking fine. If this happens, it would always be advisable to pay the penalty as soon as is practicable since the charge is likely to be discounted for early acceptance of the breach.

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Owning vs Renting: The Pros And The Cons

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Acquiring a right in land is one of the most important transactions a person (or a business) will ever become involved in. As well as being notoriously expensive, these transactions have major business and lifestyle implications. It is therefore essential that the right decision, whether to buy or rent, is made. This article will provide some guidance by highlighting some of the key advantages and disadvantages of renting and owning property.

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Matters To Consider When Applying For A Mortgage

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Looking to buy your first home can be one of the most exciting moments in your life. It is not only an exciting time, but also a big financial commitment. This is why it is crucial to consider various factors and ensure that you have a good understanding of what is involved in the process. This article will explore the various factors you will need to consider before you begin the process of your mortgage application to help you achieve the mortgage that is right for you. 

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What Does It Mean To “Get A 'Quickie' Divorce”?

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It is common to come across media articles about celebrities getting a quick divorce andthere is certainly an increased demand for a quick divorce process from people who haven’t made the A-list.

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Occupancy Rights: my other half owns our home – can they really make me leave?

Occupancy Rights: my other half owns our home – can they really make me leave?

Often the most important asset that couples will acquire together is a property and usually this matrimonial home is owned either by the couple or by one of them. Where the home is owned by only one of the parties, difficulties in relation to occupancy of the property can sometimes arise when the relationship breaks down. But what rights do you have?

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