Russel + Aitken Falkirk Office - Welcome to Our New Home
Our Falkirk office has now relocated to new premises at Unit 5 The Courtyard in Callendar Business Park, Falkirk
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?
Ewan Campbell writes on the challenges that Christmas time can bring for parents and children affected by divorce or separation.
Divorce on Demand
Ewan Campbell compares divorce law in Scotland and England, outlining the more progressive benefits offered by the Scottish system.
Against Your Will
Dianne Paterson writes on the grounds for contesting a will and on the importance of mitigating against unwanted challenges, in your own will.
Ewan Campbell writes on the rights of grandparents to maintain contact with their grandchildren following separation or divorce.
Katrina Venters writes on why any foreign assets you own may not necessarily pass to those whom you would wish to inherit them
Many Happy Returns!
On R+A's 200th Birthday, Dianne Paterson writes on how our firm's long history of first-class client service underpins our approach to business innovation
Make Your Resolution Your Will
Dianne Paterson writes on why you should make your New Year resolution to get your affairs in order
The Ultimate Love Symbol
Ewan Campbell writes on how even the most romantic of marriages are better founded with a prenuptial agreement in place.
The Will to Change
Dianne Paterson writes on how few people believe they will die young and that their affairs should be in order from an early age.
Dianne Paterson on the high standard of living in Scotland's city centre tenement blocks.
The Rich shall Inherit the Earth?
Dianne Paterson writes on why action is surely needed to address a rising inequality, in terms of private wealth and the housing market.
Ewan Campbell writes on the state of Civil Partnerships versus Marriage, and the merits of Cohabitation Agreements.
Simply The Best?
Alan Jones isn’t so sure an online process beats a two-page document, in the new Simplified Procedure replacing Small Claim and Summary Cause actions.
Emma Parris on how relatives can qualify for legal aid, to cover the cost of court action, in obtaining Guardianship welfare powers.
The Children are Centre Stage
In the context of the recently announced Jolie-Pitt divorce, Ewan Campbell writes on how the welfare of any children is always paramount.
Naming and Shaming
Ewan Campbell writes on the assurances that parents need, in the event of their untimely death, for their children.
Failing to leave a will is not only distressing for those left behind but can also be hugely expensive, writes Katrina Venters
Who Owns Scotland
Dianne Paterson writes on the work to complete Scotland's Land Register
Tug of Love Teens
With the Madonna versus Guy Ritchie custody dispute in mind, Ewan Campbell writes on why the wishes of a teenager will be the priority for the court.
New Year, New Resolve
Writing or updating your will should be your top priority to avoid potential problems later on, writes Dianne Paterson.
Emma Parris on how the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 can deliver a boost to your purchasing power, this Christmas and beyond.
For Better Or For Worse
Laws that protect married couples and civil partners don’t cover those who live together without formal arrangements, says Dianne Paterson.
Fixing the Break Up
Divorce is never an easy option for couples. But it is possible to ease the whole process, writes Ewan Campbell
Where There's a Will...
If cohabiting, dying intestate will be a problem, says Alan Jones.
The Powers that Be
We cannot ignore questions regarding new rules on incapacity warns David McClements
A Common Calamity
It pays to know how your family will fare, says Dianne Paterson.
Dianne Paterson on why unmarried couples planning to cohabit should consider a formal agreement.
A Special Destination
Thought must go into how a title is drafted, says Dianne Paterson
None for the Road?
Karen McLachlan on the profound implications of The Scottish Governments revised drink drive limit.
Dianne Paterson writes on the importance of parents appointing guardians in their wills.
Caring and Sharing
Sympathetic, sound advice could keep some estranged parents out of jail when it comes to access to children, says Ewan Campbell
Dianne Paterson discusses the complex issues around how care in old age is funded.
Matter of Life and Death
Lorna Goodfellow writes about the benefits of a Living Will.
Another Scottish Institution
Dianne Paterson discusses the Scottish Solicitor Property Centre and why it is one of many fine national institutions of which Scotland can be justly proud.
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Ewan Campbell writes on why even
Conscious Uncoupling Celebritieswould do well to seek professional help in achieving an amicable separation.