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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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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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Calls for Review of Adoption Laws

Recent research into adoption has led to calls for adoption laws across the UK to be reviewed to allow for greater contact between adopted children and their birth families. 

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Impact of Child Maintenance Options Service

The Department for Work and Pensions has published the results of a survey conducted among separated parents who had made contact with its Child Maintenance Options Service. 

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Different Approaches to Encouraging Co-Parenting

When parents separate or divorce it is usually in the best interests of their children if the parents can agree to some form of co-parenting arrangement, where both parents continue to play an active role in their children’s lives. 

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Marriage May Decrease the Risk of Dementia, Say Researchers

Many studies have been carried out to investigate the impact of marriage and divorce on health. 

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Mental Health Issues Impacting on Divorce Process

Mental health issues are making matters significantly worse for families going through divorce, new research has found.

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Researchers Reveal Genetic Link to Divorce Risk

Children whose parents are divorced run an increased risk of divorce themselves compared to children whose parents remained married, and genetic factors are primarily to blame, new research has found.

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