Scots Law

Scottish law questions? Ask a Scots lawyer

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Scots Law Questions
I am asking for advice on behalf of a close family friend
I am asking for advice on behalf of a close family friend ("Mr M"). At present they are in a situation whereby they have split from a long term relationship (engagement) and unfortunately the Fiancee … read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
My husband bought a house four years before we married. I
My husband bought a house four years before we married. I paid the council tax and gas and £500 to him per month for 20 years. He said I'm not entitled to half the house. My name is ***** ***** the de… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
My brother recently passed away in Scotland on the 31st of
My brother recently passed away in Scotland on the 31st of January, 2017. He left a will which was dated 2007. At that time, he was married.He subsequently divorced his wife in 2008. She remarried. Th… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
I have bought a ground floor flat in a glasgow tenament,
i have bought a ground floor flat in a glasgow tenament , have taken down false ceiling to reveal true ceiling above which has a hole in it , showing dry rotted joists , caused by a sink in flat above… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
My ex-girlfriend & I bought a house in 2005 and got a secured
My ex-girlfriend & I bought a house in 2005 and got a secured loan at the start of 2006 for £15000. She then gave up work & became a "women of leisure" whilst I had to get a Trust Deed October 2006 fo… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
I have paid my daughters mother 300 pounds every month since
I have paid my daughter's mother 300 pounds every month since split in Oct 2002. I am nearly 60 now and healthwise becoming not really fit for working. However, I have assured her whether working or n… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
Hiya, Quick question about council tax. Long story
Hiya, Quick question about council tax. Long story short, Glasgow City Council is claiming the we owe council tax on a flat that we had been renting out for the last 2 1/2 years (since we moved overse… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
"My daughter and her partner are separating after 7 years together.
"My daughter and her partner are separating after 7 years together. They are not married. Two years ago they bought a house together. My daughter put in £25000 from the sale of her flat, and I gave th… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
Hi, Ive been living in a house in Livingston, Scotland
Hi, I've been living in a house in Livingston, Scotland which is not mine. I moved in about 4 years ago and was hoping to claim it through adverse possession. I sent a query to the Registers of Scotla… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
Can i be sued by an ex partner (who raised the deposit on my
Can i be sued by an ex partner (who raised the deposit on my home) for paying back the money she voluntarily raised and gave? The mortgage is in my name, and there was a verbal agreement in place that… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
split with partner who was added to my mortgage 4 years ago
split with partner who was added to my mortgage 4 years ago i received a 60% council discount now were split what is she entitled too i live in scotland the value when she came on the mortgage was 121… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
I have split with my girlfriend and we have a joint mortgage;
I have split with my girlfriend and we have a joint mortgage; she moved out 6 months ago and i have paid the mortgage (as I have done for 4 years) and all the utility bills. She has now told me too se… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
I am looking to acquire a piece of land which sits beside my
I am looking to acquire a piece of land which sits beside my house. According to Glasgow City Council, the Deeds say that the ownership of this land is shared by the proprietors of my estate as no Man… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
My daughter is having difficulty with benefits. She has been
My daughter is having difficulty with benefits. She has been unemployed since Dec 2009 and due to an incorrect box being ticked she has been refused housing benefit and council tax benefits. She has a… read more
JGM
JGM
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
17,223 satisfied customers
my husband recently inherited a property in scotland.His name
my husband recently inherited a property in scotland.His name is on the title deeds and mortgage he got to buy out his sister. Im dealing with the paperwok at the moment as he is Afghanistan, i have p… read more
ScotsLawPro
ScotsLawPro
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
1,289 satisfied customers
My wife and I are currently in a separation period following
My wife and I are currently in a separation period following her adulerous relationship with an 'old flame' from teenage years, whom she wants to marry. A 'quickie' divorce is imminent. Problem is, I … read more
K
K
Partner of Law Firm
LLB Law Degree and BA (Hons)
774 satisfied customers
I was born in Scotland, married in Spain. I have had no contact
I was born in Scotland, married in Spain. I have had no contact or communication from my wife since 2000. We split up in 1997 and I have no idea where she is. I would like to remarry: how do I get a d… read more
ScotsLawPro
ScotsLawPro
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
1,289 satisfied customers
are children of the father entitled to the estate if its only the
My father has passed away, my mother and father were divorced, he never updated the will and his wishes were for his sister not to apart of it, the will my aunt has, has spelling mistakes and also a m… read more
K
K
Partner of Law Firm
LLB Law Degree and BA (Hons)
774 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

John Knox

John Knox

Solicitor

226 satisfied customers

Solicitor and Advocate

Kasare

Kasare

Solicitor

26 satisfied customers

I am a practicing solicitor, specialising in litigation, employment and family law

Ben Jones

Ben Jones

UK Lawyer

349 satisfied customers

Qualified Solicitor

INC Law

INC Law

Solicitor-Advocate

3,969 satisfied customers

LL.B, LPC, LL.M, Pg.Dip, Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Jenny Macenzie

Jenny Macenzie

2,792 satisfied customers

Over 10 years experience in general legal matters

Matthew J

Matthew J

Solicitor

334 satisfied customers

4 y PQE (Partner) - Commercial / Residential Property & Property and Civil litigation experience

Stuart J

Stuart J

Advocate

7,442 satisfied customers

Senior Partner at Berkson Wallace

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x