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03 April 2015James & George Collie
There has been considerable media coverage recently concerning the decision in the case of Wyatt v. Vince by the Supreme Court, the highest Civil…

03 April 2015James & George Collie
A recent poll carried out by EstatesDirect.com concluded that,along with divorce and the death of a close relative, buying a property is one of the…

03 April 2015James & George Collie
  If a person dies without leaving a Will or a testamentary writing they are said to have died intestate, The      …

03 April 2015James & George Collie
The end of March saw another milestone in the history of James & George Collie – the retirement of Stuart J. T. McKay as Partnership…

25 March 2015James & George Collie
With effect from 6th April 2015 the 10% starting rate of tax for savings income is reduced to 0% rate and increased from £2,880 to…

25 March 2015James & George Collie
From 1 April 2015, LBTT (Land and Buildings Transaction Tax) will replace SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) in Scotland.  LBTT is structured differently to SDLT…

24 March 2015James & George Collie
A Guardianship Order can only be made by the Court.  The Application for such an Order can be made by any person having an interest in…

24 March 2015James & George Collie
At James & George Collie we are proud to be a full service firm.  The Lady Lawyers of James & George Collie are an…

28 January 2015James & George Collie
In October 2014 the Scottish Government announced the rates and bands for the new Scottish equivalent for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), to be known…