GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Q&A - My ex will not return children after weekend away. What can I do?

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.

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Q&A - Can we get out of a Timeshare contract if we change our minds after signing?

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?

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Q&A - Should I claim off sender or delivery firm for goods damaged in transit?

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?

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Leading law firm announces qualification of latest trainee Solicitor

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.

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Solicitor warns park home purchasers to be on their guard

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. 

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Q&A - How can ex-wife claim part of my lottery win if we have a Decree Absolute?

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?

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Lawyer steps up to help Nightingale House Hospice

The head of one of North Wales’ largest Family and Mental Health legal teams is in training for one of the toughest challenges of her life in order to help Nightingale House Hospice.

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New partners appointed at top tier local law firm

One of the region’s top law firms, with offices in Wrexham, Llangollen, Chirk and Oswestry, has announced the appointment of two new partners.

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