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What happens when someone dies without a Will in Scotland?

When someone dies without having made a will in Scotland, this is known as dying ‘intestate’ or ‘intestacy’. But what actually happens? Who do that person’s assets pass to, and who is in charge of distributing the estate. This guide looks at the law and procedure in Scotland where someone ...

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Managing Redundancies in Scotland

On establishment of the Scottish parliament in July 1999, employment rights and duties and industrial relations were matters which were reserved to the UK government and this remains the position for the foreseeable future. Accordingly, both before the creation of the Scottish parliament and since, ...

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Care of the Elderly – Guardianship Orders in Scotland

It is well known that the UK has an ageing population. The most recent statistics from Age UK revealed that there are now 23 million people over the age of 50 in the UK, (one-third of the UK population). By the year 2040, it is predicted that one-quarter of the UK population will be over 65 and...

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