A letter to the next Governments of Scotland and of the UK

A letter to the next Governments of Scotland and of the UK

This month with the political temperature rising north and south of the border and with at least one election imminent we write an open letter to the incoming administrations, regardless of their political colours, with suggestions on how to fix a housing market no longer serving the population or the economy. Dear Future UK and […]

Living together but unmarried – can you inherit a partner’s estate?

Bereaved woman grieving her unmarried partner's death and wondering how to inherit a partner's estate

When a spouse or partner in a civil partnership dies, their surviving spouse or civil partner has an automatic right to share in their estate. This right applies whether or not the deceased made a Will. However, where you and your partner are unmarried, you have no automatic right to inherit a partner’s estate. Rules […]