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I'm a non-resident. I've been in a civil relationship for 7 years with a British partner. I have some documents like a debit card that was issued in the Bank of Scotland based on our relationship and a bank clerk can confirm the fact. There's also our joint participation in the assisted conception programme in Glasgow. We were going to apply for a fiancee visa end of November when in mid November he had stroke and then he died on December 16, 6 days ago. A solicitor dealing with wills and inheritance (he didn't leave any will) has assured me they treat civil partnership quite seriously in Scotland and if I can confirm it I can claim the share of his property within 6 months after his death. Is there any way I can go about it considering the fact that I'm a foreigner?
Thank you for your time and expertise. I have forwarded the payment but my Internet is nogt at its best at the moment. I'll check later. Please let me know if it should be a family law solicitor or an immigration solicitor and if you happen to know someone in the area between Glasgow and Fort William. Though it doesn't matter much, just for the convenience. Can you help me estimate, from you experience, the sum of money I will need to prepare for all the procedures, including the notorized documents, till the court hearing? I'm currently in my home country and preparing to leave soon. Of course I need to check with the solicitor beforehand what I need to prepare before I leave. Thank you again. You've given me hope. After the death it is the first good news.
DearCustomer I have yet another question. In case it is opposed (there are three next-of-kin - they say they treat me like their relative but it remains to be seen). Is it possible to ask for a pro bone basis, considering I'm a foreigner? Is it common practice? Can I rely on it? I've placed the minimum of 38 pounds on the website to receive information. I am happy with what I have got, please tell me how I can forward you the rest of the sum.