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The welfare of our clients and staff is always a key priority for Raeside Chisholm. In light of the current circumstances, we are continuing to offer a full range of services, but we are working remotely. You can contact us on 0141 248 3456 and one our solicitors will call you back if necessary, or you can contact us by email.”

Raeside Chisholm Solicitors Blog

Blog and latest news from our solicitors based in Glasgow, Scotland. Call us to find out how we can help you.

Family Actions

The organisation Shared Parenting Scotland which supports family members who are not resident with a child in maintaining contact, have raised a number of concerns with Lord Carloway, the Lord President of the Court of Session, including concerns over participation in family actions. 

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MSPs vote in favour of smacking ban bill

The Scottish parliament has voted by an overwhelming majority (80 votes to 29) in support of banning the physical punishment of children.

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Humanist marriages are the least likely to end in divorce

Scottish couples married in humanist ceremonies have a higher chance of avoiding divorce than those who get married in a Church of Scotland, Roman Catholic or civil ceremony, according to recent figures.

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Scottish Government seeks to update The Children (Scotland) Act 1995

The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 is currently under review by the Scottish Government. The Government aims to update existing legislation, as well as ensure that the interests of children and their need to form and maintain relationships with key adults in their lives (i.e. parents, grandparents, step-parents and other family members) remain a central concern to any new measures introduced.

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Supreme Court Grants Unmarried Mother of Four Widowed Parents' Allowance

In a recent court case, mother of four Siobhan McLaughlin applied for widowed parent’s allowance to support herself and children following the death of her partner, John Adams, in 2014. Her application was initially rejected by the Northern Ireland Department for Communities on the basis that they were unmarried.

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09 October 2020
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According to property website Rightmove, home buyers are looking to escape crowded cities and big towns by moving to the country or the coast.  They have said that searches have doubled for homes in small towns and villages with populations less...
25 September 2020
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Notwithstanding the further restrictions imposed earlier this week, you are still allowed to move home.  However, the process of finding and moving into a new home is likely to be different, as all of those involved in the process will need to a...
08 September 2020
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If you were considering buying your first home before the coronavirus pandemic, we understand you may feel confused and unnerved at the prospect of starting your search again. With cautious lenders and many buyers and sellers dealing with a change of...
11 August 2020
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The number of house hunters as soared since the lockdown restrictions have been lifted and since the announcement with regard to Land & Building Transaction Tax relief. Whilst this applies throughout the UK a recent analysis of data provided by C...
29 July 2020
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Raeside Chisholm Solicitors News
The organisation Shared Parenting Scotland which supports family members who are not resident with a child in maintaining contact, have raised a number of concerns with Lord Carloway, the Lord President of the Court of Session, including concerns ove...
13 July 2020
Estate Agency
We had promised in Friday’s blog to update you as soon as there was further news in connection with the tax for Scottish homebuyers.  It has now been announced that the changes referred to in our previous blog will begin on Wednesday 15th July a...

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