Title Deeds In Moray – A Thing Of The Past?

The image of a dusty old solicitor poring over equally dusty old deeds, neatly tied up with pink ribbon, is familiar to us all.

As solicitors, we are often asked whether it is really necessary to hold on to these title deeds in Moray and elsewhere.

In today’s world, is a bundle of 20 or so deeds really necessary to prove ownership of a house?

The straightforward lawyer’s answer is: “it depends”. [Read more…]