Some Changes the Scottish Government is Thinking about Making to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 was one of the first laws made by the Scottish Government after it was set up in 1999.It was introduced to protect the rights of adults who cannot make decisions about their own … More

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Dementia – More Help Is Now Available

Dementia is relevant to Mitchells Roberton for a number of reasons. Our firm does a lot of work with adults with incapacity. Most of us are all living longer and more and more of us are going to have at … More

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Scottish Law Could Lead the Way by Treating Elder Abuse as a Hate Crime

Scotland could be one of the first countries in the world to treat abuse of the elderly as a hate crime. The Justice Minister, Humza Yousaf, advised that he was considering whether targeting victims because of their age should be … More

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