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Murray Beith Murray is a leading Scottish private client law firm.

For over 170 years we have specialised in meeting the legal, financial and administrative needs of individuals and families, family trusts, charities and private companies.

Fraser works in the firm’s asset protection group and specialises in advising individuals and their families on a broad range of private client matters.

Read more about Fraser here.

Protecting older people from financial abuse

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Hourglass, the UK charity dedicated to safer ageing, recently warned that coronavirus isolation could lead to an increase in the abuse and neglect of older adults by intensifying existing tensions and removing protections, such as regular contact with people outside of their household or immediate family. Even before the virus hit Scotland, the charity’s data revealed that tolerance of abuse of over-65s was already at a worrying level within the population.

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Effective planning for care home fees

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While retirement can be an exciting time, with the opportunity to make travel plans and enjoy life without the stress of work, it is important to consider how residential care fees might impact on your estate in later life.

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The Scotsman: Happy ending need not be a fairy tale

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Murray Beith Murray Senior Solicitor, Fraser Scott, writes in The Scotsman today (Monday 8 July).  Read the full article below:

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Lending money to friends or family? Take advice first...

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When a family member or friend is temporarily short of money, your instinct might be to step in and lend them the funds they need. In many cases, the amount of cash involved will not be significant to you, and as a result would not warrant committing the arrangement to writing.

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If you’re committed to your Farming Partnership, commit it to writing

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If you operate your business as a Partnership, the chances are you have no written Partnership Agreement. We estimate that fewer than 30% of Farming Partnerships have a written Partnership Agreement, meaning that the majority of Farming Partners’ interests are regulated by statute. 

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