GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Q&A - Can I get a restrictive covenant removed from agricultural land?

Q: I would like to develop part of my smallholding for housing and in fact have had a couple of builders knocking on my door suggesting a joint venture with them. The problem is that there is a restrictive covenant on the land. Is it possible to get it removed and how would I go about it?

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Q&A - Botched breast enlargement surgery has left me unable to face anyone what should I do?

Q: I have always been self conscious about my body and I saved up to have breast enlargement surgery at a private clinic I had seen advertised on Facebook.

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Never mind the lack of gassy beer on tap substitute gases in the welding industry could be killing you!!

A Wrexham solicitor has warned that the substitution of other gases currently being used in welding processes due to a shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) could have a lethal effect on the health of those working in the welding industry.

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Q&A - Can ex stop paying me child maintenance if I move in with new partner?

Q: My ex-husband and I split up amicably and got a ‘quickie’ divorce on grounds of two years separation with consent. By mutual agreement our daughter lives with me and her father has always paid me maintenance for her every month, a sum agreed between us. However, I have now met someone who is planning to move in with me and my ex-husband says when that happens he will no longer need to pay maintenance for our daughter. Is that right?

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Sad Farewell

Such an emotional day – we would like to wish Glyn Hughes a long and happy retirement after being with GHP Legal since it started in 1970.    He has been a rock who has helped build the very foundations that have made this Firm such a success.

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Q&A - Where can I get advice about being a Special Guardian?

Q.  I have been a Special Guardian for my niece, who is 10, since 2012. This was a process that went through the Courts and at the time I had a Solicitor to represent me. The problem is that I don’t actually recall much of the information given to me back then. Now I feel I need some guidance as to what a Special Guardianship Order allows me to do, but I am struggling to find time to see a Solicitor. Can I go to someone else for some help?

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Q&A- Can I apply for Winding Up Order to get invoice paid if I’m in dispute with company owing it?

Q: I have been chasing a company because they owe me £25,000 for providing them with snow clearing equipment during the bad weather. They did pay me £10,000 off our invoice but have refused to pay me the rest. I think they are struggling financially.

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Family Law solicitor gains law society accreditation

A member of one of the largest family law teams in the region has gained the Law Society Family Law Accreditation.

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Q&A - Can power of attorney be gained after someone has lost mental capacity?

Q: The person I’m caring for has lost their mental capacity, but there is no lasting power of attorney in place. Can I get power of attorney after they have lost their mental capacity?

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Q&A - Can I get help with the cost of visiting a prisoner?

My partner has been moved to a lower security prison which is good news for him but not so great for me because it is nearly 200 miles away. Is there any way I can get help with travelling costs?

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