Pension pots can be one of the most valuable assets belonging to couples, yet new research has found that these important savings are often being left out of divorce settlement calculations.
Following our success at the Law Awards of Scotland several years ago, where we were named Scotland's Law Firm of the Year (under 40 fee earners), we are delighted to be nominated again in this year's Law Awards of Scotland.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently published statistics giving an interesting insight into the take up of civil partnership in England and Wales during 2016.
New research has revealed that more than 31 million adults (60%) in the UK still haven’t got round to writing a will.
Recent research into estate planning and the probate process in Ireland has revealed a worrying lack of preparation for the future, with the majority of adults not having a will in place. Researchers also revealed significant problems with the probate process, describing it as “at best protracted, and at worst broken”.
The different factors that can affect the success of a relationship or the likelihood of a marriage ending in divorce still appear to be popular areas of study for researchers. While some of these factors can seem quite obvious, others would appear on the face of it to have less of a direct link to relationship happiness.
A new report from single parent charity Gingerbread has levelled criticism at the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) for failing to ensure children received the appropriate level of support.
Average house prices in Scotland are increasing at a higher rate than the UK average, according to the latest UK House Price Index (UK HPI).