Q. I lent my “friend” a large amount of money about four years ago because he fell into a great amount of debt and I felt bad for him. He was supposed to pay me back in monthly instalments, however I still haven’t received a penny. He is dodging my calls and my repeated requests for the money back. I know he can afford it because he has just received a large inheritance. Do I just have to write this money off?Read more
Two charities are set to benefit after an Owestry solicitor completed a 42 mile walk on Saturday to celebrate his 58th birthday.Read more
Q: My ex-partner and I split up a couple of years ago. We have a five year-old daughter who lives with her mum. When our daughter was born her birth was registered with just my surname, but when I went to a parents’ evening at her school a few weeks ago I discovered that my ex has added her own surname to my daughter’s surname and registered her at school under that name.
Q&A - Employer says my hours have to change following maternity leave, which does not fit with nursery closing times. What should I do?
Q: I am due to return to work at the beginning of next month after taking 12 months’ maternity leave. At a ‘re-familiarisation’ meeting with my line manager last week I was told that when I go back I will have to work different hours to those I worked previously.Read more
Q: We have had our dog since he was a puppy and he is now eleven years old. He never goes off the lead when he is out for a walk because he is blind. Do we really need to get him micro-chipped? Or does the requirement only apply to people getting dogs after the law changed?Read more
Q: My daughter passed away suddenly last year and since then my 10-year old grandson has lived with his father, who is stressed out with work and keeps losing his temper with the boy. My grandson regularly asks me if he can come and live with me. Can I apply to the Court for an Order and if so, at what age will they take the child’s views into accountRead more
A leading Shropshire and North Wales law firm has appointed a Chartered Legal Executive to assist in its busy Dispute Resolution and Employment department.Read more