Q: My former partner and father of my children took our children away for the weekend and is now refusing to return them to my care. He is a really good dad and they love spending time with him but the children have always lived with me and I don’t know what to do.Read more
Q: My partner and I have booked our summer holiday to southern Spain where we have been before. On our arrival we are always encouraged to attend the first night ‘Welcome Meeting’ which then finishes with a sales pitch for ‘Timeshares’ and ‘Holiday Clubs’. We have never taken up this offer but would like to know our rights should we enter into an agreement and then change our minds?Read more
Q: I recently purchased an item over the phone during an auction. I had previously viewed the item at the auction house and it was in near perfect condition. I paid an additional amount for the auction house to arrange delivery of the item to my home address but when it arrived I found both the packaging and the item inside were damaged, which suggests it was damaged in transit. All I have been offered is a refund of the delivery fee. What are my rights with regard to obtaining a refund?Read more
One of the area’s most prolific legal training firms has announced the qualification of another Solicitor from its training programme.
GHP Legal, which has offices in Wrexham, Llangollen, Chirk and Oswestry, invited Shane Maddocks to join its team as a Paralegal in 2015 after he obtained a 1st class Degree in Criminal Justice at Wrexham Glyndŵr University and subsequent Graduate Diploma in Law and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at University of Law, Chester. He joined the firm’s solicitor training programme six months later.Read more
A Wrexham solicitor has warned consumers to be on their guard if they are considering the purchase of a park home. Park homes are typically bungalow-style mobile homes, usually sited on private estates. Residents generally own the park home itself but not the land upon which it is sited which will be subject to a lease.Read more
Q. I’ve just won the lottery! Not enough to buy an island I’m afraid but certainly enough for me to live comfortably for the next few years. However, as soon as the news broke I had a message from my ex-wife saying that she thinks she is entitled to a share of my winnings. We got divorced last year and we have a Decree Absolute, but she says that because we didn’t finalise the financial proceedings and get a “Clean Break Order” we are still financially tied….is this true?Read more