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The Austin Lafferty Solicitors & Estate Agents Blog

Austin Lafferty, solicitors and estate agents in Glasgow, East Kilbride and Hamilton, provide legal advice to the businesses and individuals of Glasgow, East Kilbride, Hamilton and beyond. Get legal advice you can trust from Austin Lafferty. Below are details of our latest posts.
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Law Commissions Begin Review of Surrogacy Law

A joint review of British surrogacy law is now underway to ensure the legislation remains fit for purpose. 

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Laying Down the Law: What are my claims on my father-in-law's estate?

MY husband died seven years ago and his father has now died. Do I and my son have a claim on my father-in-law’s estate? 

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Laying Down the Law: How do I make sure my gift is given after my death?

I WANT to leave a precious ( and expensive) platinum bracelet to a friend who attends our church but am afraid my children will not tell her or sell the bracelet and keep the money for themselves. How can I make sure of the bequest?

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Laying Down the Law: Can I 'refund' an insurance pay-out?

MY car was stolen and I got a payout from the insurance company. The car has now been recovered. Can I get it back? I would pay back the insurance claim money to the insurer for it.

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Couples Advised to Pay More Attention to ‘Emotional Clues’

Marriages have a greater chance of success when spouses are able to identify when their partner is feeling sad or down, new research has found. 

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Help to Buy Scheme to Run For a Further Two Years

Scotland’s Help to Buy scheme, which assists people to buy a new-build home without needing to provide a large deposit, is to be extended beyond 2019, the Scottish Government has announced. 

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Reports Give Insight into Business Start-up Locations and Sectors

There has been a boom in new business start-ups in the UK, according to new research commissioned by Royal Mail

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Laying Down the Law: Brother claiming our sisters weren't left anything after mum's death

MY mum passed away, and among other things, my brother who dealt with the funeral and the insurance and money is saying that two of our sisters are not getting a penny of the estate. Is this legal? 

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