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News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Wrexham solicitor elected to SAHCA National Committee

A Crown Court Advocate who started his legal career defending heavy end crime cases in south-east London and now practices with one of the largest law firms in North Wales and Shropshire has been elected to the Solicitors Association for Higher Courts Advocates (SAHCA) National Committee.

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Wrexham paralegal gets career boost from leading law firm

A paralegal who returned to her Wrexham roots to work at one of the town’s leading law firms as a paralegal has been offered a training contract that will enable her to become a fully qualified solicitor.

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Local law firm sponsors Wrexham hockey club

A Welsh hockey club with a history going back more than a hundred years has received sponsorship from one of the area’s leading law firms.

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Q&A - I can’t afford to go to court to get access to see my children – what can I do?

Q:  My estranged wife and I agreed access times between ourselves for me to see our two children every weekend when we split up. For a while it worked, but now she has a new boyfriend and is being difficult to the point where I haven’t seen the children for almost two months.

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Q&A - What are the options for releasing equity in our home?

Q:  Like many retired people, my wife and I are asset rich and cash poor. With people living longer, and often needing care, we wonder if we should consider releasing equity in our home, either to spend and enjoy now or to fund our care in the future. What are the options for equity release?

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Q&A - What is meant by an AGA in respect of transferring a business lease?

Q.  I am retiring and am selling my tyre sales business. I trade out of rented premises and I want to pass the lease onto the buyer. The Landlord says I must provide him with an AGA. What does he mean?

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Children and Families Act amendment will bring new hope for estranged parents says Wrexham lawyer

Lawyers in Wrexham have welcomed a change to the Children and Families Act which came into force yesterday, saying it should encourage more estranged parents to fight for the right to see their children.

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Q&A - What happens if my father cannot pay off all his debts before he dies?

Q: My father ran a successful business until his late-fifties when he took on a partner who ruined the company and left my father with a substantial debt. Although he currently manages to meet the monthly repayments I am worried what might happen if he dies before the full amount is repaid. Will the debt die with him or could my mother or I inherit it?

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Local lawyer expresses growing concern for relationships between children and their separated parents

A Wrexham lawyer has expressed grave concern about the future relationships of children with their divorced parents, after figures released this week showed a substantial increase in the number of people trying to represent themselves in contact cases at court.

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Q&A - How can I find out who is responsible for my injury?

Q: I have just come out of hospital after breaking my collarbone when I tripped over a badly damaged paving slab in front of a construction site whilst visiting friends. I was away from home when it happened and I have been unable to work for several weeks. As I am self-employed this has caused me financial hardship and problems with clients. I am sure I have a case for claiming compensation, but against whom?

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