Navigating the legal landscape can be complex, and one area that often raises questions is the concept of cohabiting relationships. Understanding the legal implications of cohabitation is essential.
When it comes to jointly owned property in Scotland, there can be a lot of confusion and uncertainty about the rights and responsibilities of each owner. One common question that arises is whether one owner can sell the property without the consent of the other owner. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of joint ownership in Scotland, exploring the legal framework and providing clarity on the matter.
In Scotland, the legal process of divorce is regulated by the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976, a cornerstone legislation that outlines the various procedures one must follow when seeking to end a marriage. This guide aims to shed light on the Simplified Divorce Procedure, also known as the DIY divorce, and the Ordinary Divorce Procedure, ensuring that you understand the intricacies and legal nuances involved in the dissolution of a marriage under Scottish law.
Property taxes revenue for the Scottish Government has decreased this year, raising questions about whether the considerable drop — £44.4 million in January and February of 2023 — was a seasonal abnormality or a reaction to recent financial uncertainty. According to DJ Alexander, the biggest rental and estate company in Scotland, they believe it is due to the cost of living crisis.
The Scottish Government Budget 2023–2024, presented by Deputy First Minister John Swinney, MSP, proposes changes to various devolved taxes to raise additional funds and deliver an increase of £1 billion to support Scotland's NHS and other public services.