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Scottish Law

Austin has been asked by his friend and colleague Mike Dailly, principal solicitor of Govan Law Centre, to help in the development of a law centre in Cameroon, Africa. The venture has already attracted interest from the BBC.

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AFLA Logos2We are proud to announce that we joined the Armed Forces Legal Action group to offer reduced-price legal services to serving and former members of the armed forces. AFLA was set up by a Scottish Solicitor in recognition of the hard work and sacrifice made by members of HM armed forces.

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I want to get a divorce but I don't know what to do about it if I can't get hold of him to come to court.

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MY husband and I broke up after eight years of marriage. We have two children, a girl and a boy, aged six and seven. I am in another relationship now, but my ex has said that he is now intending to fight for sole custody as he does not approve of me being with a "strange man" and says it will confuse our children to have another daddy.

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Austin was one of the chairs of the recent Law Society of Scotland Conference on Scotland’s Constitutional Future.

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Reality starts to sink in for Austin as the marathon is less than a month away!

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I STAY in a council house and have had problems with rain water coming in through the roof or roughcasting (where it comes from is debatable).

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Austin looks forward to rolling back the miles - if not the years, as he suffers for his cause.

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MY neighbour refuses to trim his massive branches that hang over my side of the fence. They are causing all sorts of problems - including leaves blocking gutters and us having to clean our monoblocking five times a year.

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Healthy eating occupies Austin this week, as his training suffers a setback.

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I bought a display cabinet from a furniture retailer. It was flat-pack and was to be assembled at my house by a joiner. When he opened up the packaging, we discovered that as well as a handle and two hinges missing, the drawer fronts are cream while the carcass is brown as I wanted. Numerous calls and visits later we are no further forward. What can we do?

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In this week's Marathon diary, Austin laments the amount of 'faffing' around required to go for a run but finds joy in the technology available to today's runner: running shoes, portable radios and, of course, the internet.

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I live just off a road where each of our houses has a parking bay. They are currently installing parking meters nearby and my worry is that cars will come into our estate and park. The factor erected a sign at the entrance of our estate saying private parking only. What can we do with any illegal parked vehicles who want to avoid the meters?

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In this week's installment of Austin's Evening Times fitness blog, he discusses the mental component of fitness and exercise. Waiving the wine in favour of tying the trainers is, according to Austin, an exercise of the mind as well as the body.

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My sister had power of attorney, and I was not involved in dealing with my mother's finances. I am now neither consulted nor advised on what is happening with the estate - I have not seen a copy of her will. How can I be sure everything is being done properly?

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I BOUGHT a crossword solver for £25 three months ago. The LCD panel stopped working, so I contacted the manufacturers. They claim the LCD is not covered by the warranty. How can this be, as it is the main part necessary for its use?

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Austin hopes his success at losing weight while pounding the pavements is an inspiration to his fellow deskbound Glasgwegians.

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IN April 2012 I fell while crossing the road when a pothole at the kerb got me. I was injured - ankle, knee, hip and wrist very sore with scrapes and scratches, and though I healed up, I still get pain in my hip going into my back. I wrote to the council and sent photos, but they said the state of the road was fine. It has not been fixed and is still a hazard. Where do I go from here?

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Austin's training for the belfast marathon is in full swing and he has taken to the bike to add a new dimension to his preparation. Read more here

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