200 Years of Solicitoritis in Strathaven

A Life in the Day of a Country Lawyer A Brief Study of Solicitoritis in Strathaven from 1816-2016   I had the pleasure, last Thursday, of meeting up with Willie Park, Jim Copeland, Keith Jackson and Bob Flynn, all four of them my former Gebbie & Wilson partners, all now retired. Here they all are,… Read more »

Craig and Donna: a case study in the injustice of intestacy.

No Will, No Justice? The heartache of intestacy. I’ve not done my Tax Return yet.  It’s mid January now and I must get it to done by the end of this month or HMRC will hit me with fines and penalties.  Typical me I suppose – leaving things to the last minute.  Trouble is there’s… Read more »

Intestate Craig and Incensed Donna. How not making a Will can lead to a costly injustice

 No Will, No Justice? In the second of three articles, David continues the sad tale of intestate Craig and incensed Donna In the first of these articles, I compared not making my Will with not submitting my Tax Return on time. I commented that at least the Taxman tells me both his deadline and the penalties… Read more »

Why making your Will is an essential step in caring for your loved ones

Making your Will – an essential step in caring for your loved ones In the first of three articles for strathavenechoes, David uses a case study to highlight the benefits – both financial and emotional – of making your Will. I’ve not done my Tax Return yet. It’s mid January now and I must get… Read more »

Stage Well – Sell Faster, Sell Better!

Carol’s Home Staging Tips How to steal a march on the competition January:  the time for making new plans and fresh starts. And your big project for this new year is to move home.  You’ve decided to market your own home for sale before looking seriously at purchasing. You need an idea of how well… Read more »