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Jones Whyte Law are a friendly and professional law firm based in the heart of Glasgow. Our solicitors have over 25 years of experience in multiple areas across the legal system; in particular we specialize in family law, criminal law and litigation, personal injury and residential and commercial conveyancing.
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The Ultimate Legal Guide for Students Becoming Tenants

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Beyond studying and meeting copious deadlines, flat hunting is another responsibility many students face. The task of securing and thereafter living in a flat can introduce numerous concerns for students, particularly international ones unfamiliar with the laws and regulations governing tenancy in Scotland.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying Your First Home

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Save, save, save

It is important to save your money when thinking about buying your first home, as you want to be financially stable before going through the property purchasing process.

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A STEP-PARENT’S ULTIMATE GUIDE: CONTACT WITH YOUR STEP-CHILDREN

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With an increasing number of couples in the UK divorcing and entering into new relationships, it is inevitable that the children of these parties are also carried into these relationships. As a new partner of someone already with children, you may wonder what rights you have regarding those children. Contact is especially important. The ability to regularly maintain a relationship can be essential for both you and the child. This article will provide you with some answers and explain the necessary steps to get contact.

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Adoption in Scotland: A brief overview

The Basics

The decision to adopt is one of the most significant decisions a person can make in their lifetime. It can be an intimidating process to begin with and there is lots to consider. In choosing to adopt a child or young person you are accepting the role of their guardian and will eventually assume the legal responsibilities and rights that are central to parenthood in Scotland. The process of adoption is one that is only exceptionally reversed. It formally makes a person a legal member of their new family.

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Turning back the Clock on Historical Child Sexual Abuse: A Helpful Guide for Victims of Historical Abuse

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Types of child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse occurs when a child is persuaded or forced into participating in sexual activities. Child sexual abuse can take many forms however it can be divided into two broad categories – contact and non- contact abuse. Victims may suffer both types of abuse and both are equally traumatic and damaging for the victim and may give rise to a claim.

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