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Do you speak Polish?  Or indeed French or German?  Fergusson Law can speak with you in your own language.  Just call us. Możemy rozmawiać z Tobą po polsku.  Zadzwoń +44 131 556 4044. Naciśnij numer 5 i zapytaj o Darię. Lub napisz do niej na adres office@fergussonlaw.com Je vais correspondre et vous parler en français. S’il vous plaît  telephonez- moi pour obtenir des conseils.   +44 131 556 4044  janice@fergussonlaw.com  Ich werde mit Ihnen auf Deutsch korrespondieren und mit Ihnen sprechen. Bitte rufen Sie mich an oder senden Sie mir eine E-Mail, Janice Nisbet. janice@fergussonlaw.com
We have Moved  After five years in Northumberland Street we are now at a larger office within five minutes’ walk.  It is naturally lit, airy and with a garden view. We are still on the  ground floor and within easy reach of Trams, buses, and a car park.  Janice, Katy, Cara, and Keanu,  look forward to welcoming you there.  
Footballer Maradona Dies Intestate By not writing a will, Maradona has left his extended family facing potentially heavy taxes and legal fees on his £55m estate. What would happen if you died? Did you ever work abroad and leave assets or a pension behind? Or even tax demands? Do you own, or share, property outside the UK?  Might it be in a country like Cyprus or Spain where there are rules about who you can leave it to?   The Argentine football icon died at 60 last week, leaving behind a complicated financial legacy that echoes his exotic personal life....
Making decisions for ourselves is something we all take for granted, but what happens if you lose capacity to look after your finances or welfare? This could happen to any of us suddenly and unexpectedly a result of an accident or of ill-health. It is also a sad fact that 1 in 3 of us will suffer from dementia. Whatever your age it is important to take time now to grant Power of Attorney in favour of someone you trust. Being prepared will give you and your family peace of mind. Many people think that a family member, being a...
Are you a Buy-to-Let Investor?  Do you have a Will?  If you die without one, your property may not be distributed in the way you would have wanted, and it might cause real problems for your family.  If you do not have a Will in Scotland, your estate is divided according to the rules of intestacy. Firstly, if there is a surviving spouse they get two items The family home up to a value of £473,000 and contents up to £29,000 Cash – £50,000 if there are surviving children, £89,000 if there are none If the house is worth more,...
A survey by the Solicitors Regulation Authority found that 1 in 4 Wills were defective or of poor quality. Whilst we appreciate it may be cheaper to avoid using a professional, a simple mistake can mean paying much more. Figures from the Co-operative Legal Services suggest poorly drafted or ineffective DIY Wills are to blame for prolonging the time taken to tie-up a loved one’s estate for 38,000 families a year. Up to 10% of the value of an individual’s estate could be absorbed in legal fees as a result of an ineffective Will. With the average estate value in...