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The latest legal & property news, blogs and announcements from Innes & Mackay.

Based in Inverness, Innes & Mackay has been providing a wide range of legal services throughout the Highlands for 140 years. Today we assist clients in Inverness and across the Highlands with legal and property matters. Led by a team of five directors, we provide assistance with Conveyancing, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Power of Attorney and Guardianships, Wills and Executries and Property sales and purchase.

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We are now offering regular surgeries to those in the Western Isles!

Being one of the oldest legal practices in the Highlands and having recently being awarded High Street Firm of the Year we feel the time is right to extend our services to the wider community by offering regular surgeries to those in the Western Isles.

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Busiest Festive Period in a Decade for Highland Property Market

Figures have revealed that the demand for houses in the Highlands reached fever pitch in December with a mini-boom in the property market.

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Should you get a Prenuptial Agreement before Marriage?

Many newspapers are often littered with celebrity scandals and claims of divorce with financial settlements and prenuptial agreements or “prenups” often hotly discussed. While there is a stigma attached to prenups with many seeing them as a resignation that the relationship will fail, prenuptial agreements do make a lot of sense and could prove beneficial to a marriage or partnership.

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement is a document that outlines how a couple should divide their assets and estate if their marriage is to breakdown. Sadly, divorce is more common in society now than ever in modern day society with almost 50% of all marriages ending in a divorce.  A prenuptial agreement ensures that your assets and finances are protected and that there is less bickering if your relationship is to breakdown.

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How Can You Ensure Your Will is Watertight?

There have been a number of high-profile legal challenges to wills of late, with the most covered story involving a woman who received a third of her mother’s inheritance despite being omitted from her will.

Indeed, a report found that there has been a marked increase in the number of challenges to wills with a report finding that the number of claims making it to the High Court rose by 80% in the last year, with 178 cases going to the UK’s highest court. According to experts, a rise in property prices was the main reasons for children challenging wills.

However, there are a number of other reasons that can result in the challenging of a will. Therefore, we take a look at some of the steps you can take to ensure that your will is watertight.

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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website. We look forward to keeping you updated with our latest blogs and news.

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