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16 May 2022 | Time to read: 4 mins

Family Matters – Legal Considerations for Parents and Carers

By Eilidh Adams

Becoming a parent can also be all consuming, but there are a number of legal matters you should

01 February 2022 | Time to read: 3 mins

New book, “A Practical Guide to Legal Rights in Scotland” authored by Associate, Sarah-Jane Macdonald, has been published

By Sarah-Jane Macdonald

A “practical guide”, which covers the key principles of legal rights, common issues, hidden traps and tax implications to look...

28 January 2022 | Time to read: 4 mins

This’ll be the year …

By Donald Winskill

How’s your ‘to-do’ list? Did you make any resolutions at New Year? Or have the last couple of years taught...

23 November 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Care Funding

By Karen Wooton

The House of Commons has voted to approve the UK government amendment to the Health & Social Care Bill which...

27 September 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Vulnerable children’s transition to adulthood

By Donald Winskill

Vulnerable children’s transition to adulthood.

25 June 2021 | Time to read: 1 min

Care Home Fees Q&A Video

By Karen Wooton

A Q&A around care home fees.

04 June 2021 | Time to read: 5 mins

The role and obligations of an attorney

By Karen Wooton

Acting as an Attorney on behalf of someone else, whether it be for financial or welfare matters, is a big...

03 June 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Choosing Attorneys

By Karen Wooton

Choose an attorney whom you trust, who listens to you and would make the decisions you would make.

02 June 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Preparing to make a Power of Attorney

By Karen Wooton

The only way in which you can give authority to another person to make decisions on your behalf if you...

01 June 2021 | Time to read: 5 mins

Paying for care – what happens to my home?

By Karen Wooton

The decision to move out of your home into residential or nursing care can be confusing and overwhelming, particularly where...

31 May 2021 | Time to read: 5 mins

Choosing a care home

By Gillian Hyams

How do you choose the right care home for you?

06 July 2020 | Time to read: 3 mins

Why everyone should have a power of attorney

By Agnes Mallon

Take the necessary steps to ensure that your best interests are placed in the hands of the people you trust...

12 June 2020 | Time to read: 1 min

Powers of Attorney Podcast

By Katie Brown

Talking you through what they are and why they should be considered.

22 April 2020 | Time to read: 2 mins

How can I ensure my wishes are followed if I become ill?

By Doran Mitchell

The foremost topic of global concern is a common one; the health and wellbeing of ourselves and our loved ones.

22 April 2020 | Time to read: 3 mins

The Sandwich Generation – Feeling the Squeeze?

By Lindsay Bryce MacKay

Life in the middle of the sandwich can be difficult, with carers finding they have little time to themselves.

07 June 2019 | Time to read: 3 mins

Who will look after my children if I die?

By Ashley McCann

All parents should think about is the arrangements for their child (or children) if something was to happen to them.


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