Succession in Scotland

Succession in Scotland guidance:

This Practice Note discusses the provisions under section 29 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 (FL(S)A 2006) relating to the right of a surviving cohabitant to apply...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides an introduction to claims that may be made by cohabitants under Scottish law by virtue of the statutory scheme contained in sections 25 to 29...

Practice Note

Protection against disinheritance Where a person dies domiciled in Scotland, legal rights form part of the entitlement of the deceased's spouse and children (or, in some...

Practice Note

This Practice Note examines the changes to the law of succession created by the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 (S(S)A 2016). It provides information on each section of...

Practice Note