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Christmas is a time of traditions. We put up the tree, complain about the non-stop Christmas songs on the radio and look forward to spending time with our loved ones. Over the past few years we have become familiar with some very modern Christmas traditions such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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What Can Cohabiting Couples do to Protect Their Assets

The latest Scottish Household Survey has revealed that the vast majority of Scots are not married or in a civil partnership.

As such, we take a look at the findings in regards to family law and assess what you may need to do in order to protect yourself from some of the issues affecting others in Scotland.

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A DIY Led to Losing “Half a House.”

A daughter is taking legal action against Barclays after she alleged that a botched will from the bank led to her losing half her stake in her late father’s home.

The woman is attempting to secure hundreds of thousands of pounds after she claimed that she lost a valuable stake in a property as a result of the mistake. Barclays have contested the claim despite an assessment by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) which found that the bank was fault. The Ombudsman ordered Barclays to pay "a fair and reasonable settlement" however, this has been ignored by the bank. The case now goes to the High Court.

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