Shopping From Home : your distance shopping rights explained

A guide to shopping by telephone, TV, internet, catalogue or magazine advertisement. It explains what you are enitled to, tips to avoid problems, and what to do if things go wrong

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Getting legal advice (FS18)

There are many reasons why you may want to seek legal advice. For example: if you are buying a house, making a will or setting up arrangements to manage relative’s financial affairs. When choosing an advisor it is important to check they have experience i

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The Atching Brief – non-instructed advocacy

A guiding set of values used by ASIST that can approach non-instructed advocacy, I.e. a policy for offering advocacy to people who do not have a system of communication that is recognised by the advocate

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Alternatives to Court: dealing with problems without going to court

This describes the ways of dealing with or resolving problems that don’t involve going to court. These include alternative dispute schemes. Mediation, conciliation, arbitration, grievance and complaints procedures etc

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Neighbourhood & Community Disputes

Information for people in conflict with neighbours or others nearby, e.g. noise or other nuisance, and means of resolving these disputes (your rights and practical advice)

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Divorce and Separation

Explanation of the legal position for people who are married and are considering divorce or separtion

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Dealing with Someone Else’s Affairs

Describes the arrangements that must be made to help with, or take over, the management of someone else’s affairs. It’s aimed at relatives and carers of people who can no longer cope on their own with financial affairs

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Obtaining and Paying for Legal Advice

Information about obtaining and paying for legal advice in Scotland.

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