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News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Common law partners lose out in new intestacy laws

New intestacy laws designed to reflect modern day living habits will not improve the serious consequences that current rules impose on common law co-habiting couples if one partner dies without making a Will.

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Q&A - My ex-wife will not agree to me taking our kids abroad to see their grandparents. What should I do?

Q:  My parents have moved to France to enjoy their retirement and twilight years. Unfortunately this means they will see less of my kids, their grandchildren who they dote on. My ex says I am not allowed to take them to France to see my parents. She has the kids’ passports. Can she really stop me from taking them? What can I do?

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More info needed for adopting new NHS care funding options, says local lawyer

New rules on healthcare funding which will give people the ‘right to have’ a budget so that they can arrange their own care have been met with both approval and caution by local solicitors.

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Q&A - If I sign a five year lease can I get out of it if the business does not work?

Q: I have always wanted my own business and after being made redundant earlier this year I decided I would look for premises that would be suitable for a café as I have always loved cooking. Having searched for several months I could hardly believe my luck when I found an existing café business for sale. The problem is that the lease on the premises is for five years and as this is a completely new venture that makes me nervous. Can I get out of the lease if I decide I can’t make it pay after all?

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Solicitor returns to her Wrexham roots

A Wrexham born solicitor has returned to her roots after completing her legal training in London and working for a short spell on the Wirral.

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Paralegal to take up solicitor training contract

A paralegal working at one of the area’s leading law firms has been offered a training contract that will enable her to become a fully qualified solicitor. 

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Q&A - How will CGT be calculated when we sell rented out property we once lived in?

New rules on healthcare funding which will give people the ‘right to have’ a budget so that they can arrange their own care have been met with both approval and caution by local solicitors.

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Q&A - Am I right in thinking that everyone can now request flexible working hours?

Q:  As an employer of a small business I am concerned about the impact the new flexible working regulations might have on the business. As yet I have not received any requests from employees but I need to be prepared in case I do. I understand that employees no longer have to be a parent or carer to request flexible working hours, is this correct?

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Bike ride musters Jolly good sponsorship

A Wrexham personal injury lawyer has expressed his gratitude for the ‘jolly good sponsorship’ that enabled him to raise £165 at the weekend in a charity bike ride.

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Family lawyer warns Legal aid cuts are denying warring parents a relationship with their children

A Wrexham solicitor has warned that cuts to legal aid are ultimately denying warring parents the right to a relationship with their child.

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