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With the excitement of fresher’s week around the corner, it raises the question of the financial obligations that parents have towards their children when they begin university. It is relatively well known that where an individual is under the age …Continue reading

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The minimum contributions that employers and staff are to pay into automatic enrolment workplace pensions are to increase from 6 April 2019 (this does not apply to defined benefit pension schemes). From that date, the minimum employer contribution will be …Continue reading

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It has been reported that Russell Crowe is to commemorate the end of his marriage to Danielle Spencer by auctioning 227 of their possessions, in a division of property, including two life size prop horses used in the film ‘Gladiator’ …Continue reading

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In raising a court action it is necessary to consider the appropriate jurisdiction in which to litigate. Sometimes this can be straightforward, but in other cases this is not so clear cut. The recent case of RH v RH, Sheriff …Continue reading

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Since the introduction of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 it has been possible for cohabitants to make financial claims against each other when their relationship breaks down. Although the cohabiting couple continues to be the fastest growing family type …Continue reading

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New research at Aston medical school in Birmingham has found that those with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol are more likely to live longer if they are married than those who are single. Last year the …Continue reading

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In the case of LA v JJH, an appeal was brought to challenge the decision of the sheriff at Falkirk Sheriff Court to grant a residence order providing that the child ought to reside with his father. This decision had …Continue reading

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Where there is a dispute involving a child before a court in Scotland, the law provides that the court ought to allow that child an opportunity to express his or her views. The court must have regard to these views …Continue reading

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It is a commonly held view that divorce lawyers spend most of their time in court, fighting battles at significant expense to their clients. Whilst in certain circumstances it is necessary to litigate, if parties can resolve matters outwith the …Continue reading

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A consultation on civil partnership in Scotland has been announced by the Scottish Government. This review on civil partnerships follows the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 which introduced same sex marriage. It considers the review of civil partnership …Continue reading

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