GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Q&A - Does the term 'my children' in my Will include my stepchildren?

Q: When I married my husband I took on his two children as their mother had died some years earlier. I effectively became their mother and when my husband and I had two more children of our own, all four were treated and loved equally. The children are now all grown up and we are in our early seventies.

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Prestigious new office conversion on target for Top Tier law firm

Work is now well under way to convert the former Oswestry Co-op bank building on The Cross to prestigious new town centre offices for top tier law firm GHP Legal.

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Q&A - Can my ex demand to have our son for Christmas if it falls outside contact times?

You will no doubt be surprised to learn that there is in fact no provision in law for Christmas contact arrangements. Even in cases where an absent parent has very little contact with a child, the unwritten rule is that Christmas holidays are split or shared between both parents.

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Q&A - I am being discriminated against by work colleagues because I am vegan

Q. I am really struggling at work because I am a vegan and I feel my belief in this way of life is being undermined by my work colleagues who are constantly making fun of me. They claim they are just making jokes to tease me and I should ‘lighten up’. They cannot see that their ‘joking’ is hurtful and in fact is now making me ill.

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Local Solicitor praises BBC Drama for sensitive portrayal of disabled care problems

A local Court of Protection Solicitor has praised the BBC Drama programme “Care”, which recently aired on BBC1. The programme highlighted the problems faced by two daughters trying to deal with having to care for their mother, a stroke victim left with physical and severe mental health difficulties.

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Q&A - Can I get an injunction to stop my estranged father threatening me?

Q:  I am 20 and I left home a year ago. When I occasionally bump into my dad he is nasty and threatening towards me. Can I get an injunction against him?

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Solicitors work for free to benefit Nightingale House

A member of staff from Nightingale House has visited her former workplace to collect a number of envelopes containing donations from the firm’s clients.

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Leading law firm announces admission of another trainee Solicitor

A trainee with one of the area’s largest independent law firms is the latest in a long line of successful aspirants at the firm to qualify as a Solicitor.

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Q&A - How do I get a Visiting Order to see my son in prison?

Q:  My son is in prison. I haven’t spoken to him since he was arrested two years ago because I was so angry with him. However, I am not in good health and I think I should try and make the peace with him while I still can. I have decided therefore that I would like to go and see him. I believe I have to get a Visiting Order to do that. Please can you tell me the procedure for getting one?

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