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Cameron Shaw

Last Christmas I Gave You My Heart

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The festive period is arguably the most joyful and happiest time of the year.  However, not to sound like Scrooge, unfortunately statistics don’t lie which show that January is a time when people are more likely to reflect on their personal situations and circumstances. In doing so, individuals will inevitably look at formalising a separation with their loved one and indeed embarking on a legal process towards separation and divorce.

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Free Drop in Divorce Clinic – 6th November

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Following the success of our last two events, we are delighted to announce the date of our next Free Drop in Divorce Clinic – Wednesday 6th November.

When a relationship breaks down, you will often be faced with a number of very difficult financial and personal decisions, none of which are easy to make but will impact significantly upon your future. No matter your individual circumstances, early advice is essential to give you peace of mind, certainty about your rights and ensure that you are separating on fair terms.

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Holly O'Hara

How To Become Someone's Guardian In Scotland

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Do you know what it means to become someone’s guardian? You may have heard the term guardianship or guardian and been unaware what this means. We have written this blog to explain what being a guardian really means, when it is necessary and what is involved.

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Cameron Shaw

When is fair sharing, not fair?

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In Scotland, the financial implications and consequences of divorce are set out in the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985. This Act sets out how you can divide matrimonial property on divorce and includes certain  principles and  special circumstances on how to divide matrimonial property.  

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Holly O'Hara

Divorce in Scotland: An Overview To Getting A Divorce

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When you get married or enter into a civil partnership, you acquire a status that creates rights and obligations between you and your spouse/partner. The main consequences of this status include occupancy rights, succession rights and the obligation to aliment.However, when a marriage or civil partnership breaks down, spouses/partners have the possibility of legally ending the marriage/partnership and these rights and obligations by seeking a Divorce or Dissolution. This article will set out the Divorce procedures in Scotland. If you would like information on the Dissolution of Civil Partnerships, contact one of our Family Law Solicitors today on 041 375 1222.

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