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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: Sacked and not even found guilty of court case

I applied for a job and gave truthful information in answer to the questions, including one about having no court convictions. The job was offered and I started, but was sacked when they found out I am awaiting trial on a minor breach of the peace case. I expect to be found not guilty. How can I lose the chance of a job like this?

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Laying Down the Law: Help! I want to divorce my husband but I don't know where he is.

My husband and I have been separated for six years. I don’t know where he is. I now want a divorce. I tried at York as we were married in England but they would not deal with the application as I had no address for him. There are no property or financial issues to deal with. How can I proceed if at all?

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Laying Down the Law: Should I claim compensation after incident at work?

I was injured at work when a large steel plate was run accidentally into my back. I was off work but got back after about four months, though I still have disability and an ache. I was asked by the employer not to make a claim and they would pay my wages while off. They did so, but I now am being told by friends I should claim compensation.

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Rise in Use of Prenuptial Agreements

A recent survey from the US has revealed a rise in the number of couples signing prenuptial agreements before getting married.

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New Adoption and Fostering Group

The Scottish Government has recently announced the creation of a new organisation to help children and young people find adoptive and foster families.

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Domestic Abuse Protection goes National

Women and men across Scotland who suspect their partner has an abusive background may now have that information disclosed to them, as Police Scotland’s Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland is to be rolled out across the country.

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Parents’ Hostility Impacts on Children

A divorcing couple in England have been criticised by a family court judge for involving their children in a very bitter access dispute, reports the Telegraph.

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Supporting Children in Care

Provisions of the Children and Young People Act came into effect on 1st April that give extra support and greater rights for children and young people in care.

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