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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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Laying Down the Law: I am divorced but can I claim my husband's pension when he dies?

My husband and I divorced a quite a few years ago but have remained on good terms, I have retained my married name. I know I am named beneficiary in ex-husband’s works pension. Would divorce disbar me from receipt of benefits if he died? Could only children have a claim?

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Austin Lafferty Legal Tips: Should I make a claim after a pallet fell on me?

I was at work and a pallet stacked with flatpack units fell off a shelf on to me. I strained my back and it has steadily got worse, so I can now no longer lift stock in the factory. I don't want to make a fuss with a claim but I am really suffering.

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Collaborative Child Maintenance Arrangements

The UK Government has published new figures that it says show thousands of children are benefiting from their separated parents working together on child maintenance arrangements.

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Parents’ Experiences of Child Maintenance Arrangements

The Department for Work and Pensions has recently published the results of research conducted into the barriers preventing long-term separated parents from putting a child maintenance arrangement in place.

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Maintaining Stepfamily Relationships

A new study by researchers at the University of Missouri’s College of Human Environmental Sciences has looked at the nature of relationships between former stepparents and stepchildren.

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New guidance for divorcing couples

Divorcing couples in England and Wales are to receive new guidelines explaining how their property and income is likely to be distributed by the courts as a result of their divorce, the Government has announced.

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Settlement agreed in Aga Khan’s divorce

The long-running divorce dispute between the Aga Khan and his wife appears to have finally been resolved, ten years after proceedings first began, reports the Telegraph.

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Jail term for US man who avoided paying child support

A wealthy businessman from California has been sentenced to a lengthy prison term after being found guilty of hiding assets and declaring bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid paying child maintenance and financial support to his family, reports the Daily Mail.

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