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Welcome to the watersrule solicitors blog. The blog contains general legal news updates and news from our firm. For expert legal advice on any matter please contact our solicitors (Stirling: 01786 235 235; Tillicoultry: 01259 753 330)

Legal advice when setting up care for a loved one

As we get older, we are more likely to require assistance with our day to day life. If your loved one needs help with their care and well-being, obtaining legal advice can ensure you know what options are available. There are various legal documents that are designed to meet a person's wishes for later life, particularly a willliving will, and Power of Attorney. In this article, we look at some of the steps that can be taken when making care plans for a loved one.

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Choosing an executor – how do you decide?

When preparing your will, one of the most important things to consider is who will be the person that carries out your wishes and administers your estate when you die? This person is called an executor, and it is crucial to choose the right person (or people) to carry out this important role. Here we discuss how to decide who would be the best executor or executors for you and some of the things you should consider when making your decision.

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Managing commercial rent arrears during the coronavirus pandemic – landlords’ options

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on many businesses, particularly those operating in the hospitality, leisure and retail industries. With income suffering and recovery likely to take some time, rent arrears continues to be an issue for numerous commercial landlords and tenants across Scotland.

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How has COVID-19 affected the property market in Scotland?

It is difficult to think of an area of life that the coronavirus pandemic has not affected. Certainly, every legal service we provide at watersrule Solicitors has been impacted to some extent. In particular, we have seen significant changes happening in the residential property market.

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COVID-19 Update from watersrule Solicitors

We are living in uncertain times at the moment. I am writing this message to all our clients and to potential new clients with watersrule to reassure you that we will remain available to you for advice and legal support over the coming weeks and months, providing “business as usual” as far as we can.

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We are participating in 'Make a Will Month' - October 2019

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Scottish house prices fall for first time in 3 years

The latest House Price Index report revealed the average property price in Scotland was £145,762 in February 2019. This was a 3.1 per cent decrease on the previous month and a fall of 0.2 per cent on February of last year (£145,982); the first annual drop in average property price in Scotland since March 2016.

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Scottish and Welsh charities are the fastest growing legacy market

New research has revealed that Scottish and Welsh charities outperformed other parts of the UK in terms of real terms legacy income growth in the last decade.

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82 out-of-town retail units let out in 2018, according to recent report

As several major retailers are having to downsize in the current economic climate, new figures suggest budget chains such as Aldi and Lidl are driving an increase in take-up at Scotland’s retail parks.

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Law Society calls for full review of 'problematic' cohabitation laws

Cohabitation laws in Scotland are in need of reform as they do not help grieving people or vulnerable individuals, according to a recent report by the Law Society of Scotland.

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