Month: October 2023

Legal Aid Eligibility: Who Qualifies For Legal Aid and How to Apply

Legal Aid Eligibility and How to Apply Despite the myths surrounding Legal Aid, it is not just for those on benefits or people not in employment. It’s a system designed to break down barriers to justice for low-income individuals or families reeling with certain legal issues and help with legal advice. It is however part means-tested. …

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Confirmation in Scotland: A Comprehensive Guide on Dealing with Estates

Dealing with conformation in Scotland Losing a loved one is a challenging and emotional time during the bereavement process. Dealing with their estate can add an additional layer of complexity. In Scotland, the process of administering an estate is known as confirmation. This guide aims to provide individuals in Lanarkshire with a thorough understanding of …

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Everything Required For Confirmation In Scotland: A Comprehensive Guide By Lanarkshire’s Expert Solicitor

Providing You With A Comprehensive Guide To Confirmation In Scotland Following our previous exploration of the differences between confirmation and probate, this guide dives deeper into the specifics of confirmation in Scotland, detailing every requisite step and document. Understanding The Need For Confirmation​ Before embarking on the process, it’s vital to grasp why confirmation is …

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Executors and Trustees in Wills: Your Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Their Roles

Executors and Trustees in Wills: Clearing the Confusion The terms ‘executor’ and ‘trustee’ often arise in estate planning and wills. This guide aims to address common queries and misconceptions about these two crucial roles. Understanding Executors and Trustees Executors and trustees both play pivotal roles in managing and distributing a deceased person’s assets. However, their …

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Confirmation vs. Probate: Key Differences Explained by Lanarkshire’s Leading Solicitor

Confirmation vs. Probate: A Comprehensive Guide Estate management processes, especially concerning the deceased, can be intricate. This guide will help you understand the distinctions between Scotland’s confirmation and England’s probate, ensuring you’re well-equipped to handle such matters. What is Confirmation? In Scotland, confirmation is the legal sanction that empowers someone to administer a deceased person’s …

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